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World’s first production-ready solar car to take the road later this year – EQ Mag Pro

The $263,000-priced Lightyear 0 model uses power derived from the sun to add as much as 70 kilometres (43 miles) of driving range per day A Dutch company is starting deliveries of the world’s first production-ready solar car to customers later this year, promising months of charge-less driving in summer conditions. Lightyear, founded in the […]

Europe is world’s fastest warming continent: climate report – EQ Mag

Mines Rabat Solar Team Ready to Embark in Renowned Solar Car Races

The Illustrious student-led initiative Mines Rabat Solar Team presents its brand new ELEADORA2 solar powered vehicle. Rabat : Seven years ago, an idea-based student-led initiative saw the light of day, becoming a leading model of student science innovation today. MINES Rabat Solar team is a group of 16 Moroccan engineering students at the National School […]

Israel launches renewable energy plan in region bordering Gaza – EQ Mag

Australia’s Only Solar Panel Manufacturer Assists with Students’ Solar Car

Students from Australian National University have again sought the assistance of Tindo Solar as they build a solar car to race later this year. The biennial Bridgestone World Solar Challenge has been changed to an online challenge in 2021 because of COVID-19, however the ANU Solar Racing Team is staging its own solar car race […]

Japan aims to become major offshore wind energy producer – EQ Mag

KSA’s Alfaisal University unveils its first solar car

The car will be entered into international competitions and will be used in scientific research. JEDDAH: Alfaisal University’s College of Engineering on Thursday unveiled a solar- and electric-powered car, produced by a team from the university — led by Habib Farooq — in partnership with Boeing. The event was attended by Prof. Mohammed bin Ali […]

Israel launches renewable energy plan in region bordering Gaza – EQ Mag

Solar-car startup Sono Motors asks community for €50m after ditching investors

German startup Sono Motors announced on Sunday night that it had parted ways with investors and launched a crowdfunding appeal to help it raise €50m (£42.6m, $55m) in the next 30 days to get its solar-powered car into production. Munich-based Sono Motors was founded in 2016 by Laurin Hahn, Jona Christians, and Navina Pernsteiner. Its […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure

Lightyear Unveils the World’s First Long-range Solar Car

KATWIJK, Netherlands: Lightyear, a pioneer in clean mobility, introduced the first long-range solar car today. The prototype was presented to investors, customers, partners and press at dawn in Katwijk, the Netherlands. “This moment represents a new era of driving,” said Lex Hoefsloot, CEO and co-founder of Lightyear. Lightyear was founded in 2016 by alumni of […]

SWRE wins new order of ~ INR 1,535 crore from NTPC REL in Khavda, Gujarat – EQ

Lightyear One is a solar car with a range of 450 miles

A Dutch company has debuted a solar electric vehicle (EV) that can travel 725 kilometers (450 miles) on a single charge. The Lightyear One, a prototype developed by a team emanating from Eindhoven University of Technology, was officially unveiled today at an event in Katwijk, Southern Netherlands. Lightyear, the company behind the vehicle, was founded […]

Ather Energy ties up with BPCL to expand charging infrastructure