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Lightyear 0 – here's everything you need to know about this solar car than can run for up to 7 months on a single charge

Lightyear 0 – here's everything you need to know about this solar car than can run for up to 7 months on a single charge
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Lightyear 0    Lightyear
  • Lightyear has introduced Lightyear 0, an electric car that supports solar charging.
  • The car comes with a solar roof that allows you to charge it without electricity.
  • The car is claimed to offer up to 7 months of power with a single charge.
Lightyear, a Netherlands-based company has unveiled the Lightyear 0, the world’s first production-ready solar car. This is an electric car, with the added benefit of solar charging, allowing you to charge your car using sunlight.

Here’s everything you need to know about Lightyear 0.

Design

Design
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The Lightyear 0 comes with a minimalistic design with solar panels and a dual-tone design.

Sustainable materials

Sustainable materials
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The car is made using sustainable materials. The interiors are made using vegan and eco-friendly plant-based leather, fabrics from recycled PET bottles and wooden elements from sustainably-restructured rattan palm. The outer body panel has been built using reclaimed carbon.

Solar roof

Solar roof
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The Lightyear 0 comes with a huge solar-roof built using 54 square feet of double-curved solar arrays.

Seven months on a single charge

Seven months on a single charge
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The car can run for up to seven months in regions with good sunlight, the car can be driven for up to seven months by charging the device once and letting the solar panels charge the car. The car offers a range of up to 625 km on a single charge and has a maximum solar yield of 11,000 km per year.

Charging speeds

Charging speeds
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The car offers a charging speed of 10 kmph via solar, 32 kmph for home charging and up to 520 kmph using fast charging.

Pre-orders

Pre-orders
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The pre-orders for the car will begin at the end of the year. At the moment, there is no information about its India availability.

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