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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]