Updates

Introducing Lightyear Lite

Arjo van der Ham — Co-Founder The virtual solar car experience. Lightyear Lite is a small device that you put on the roof of your car. It measures the intensity of the sunlight and how fast you are driving. The Lite app on your phone or tablet shows how many...

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Lightyear Investor Cafe: this is only the beginning

We have held our first Investor Cafe.

During this evening we presented our plans to a select group of people from our network. We informed them on what we are doing and what our plans are for the near future. We would like to thank all attendants, especially our ambassadors Camilla van den Boom, Maarten Steinbuch and Ton Backx.

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FAQ: How does a solar car work?

A solar car is a car that uses the sun as its main source of energy. You might know some experimental solar cars from the World Solar Challenge, a biannual 3000 km challenge through the deserts of Australia.

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We are Lightyear, we’re on a mission

Lightyear was started by 5 Solar Team Eindhoven alumni. With Solar Team Eindhoven, we built the revolutionary solar cars Stella & Stella Lux. Both cars are 4 seaters, road legal, solar powered and built to win the World Solar Challenge cruiser class. After two world championships, we decided that it is time for the next step.

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Atlas is now Lightyear

Naming our company, one of the harder things we have done in the last couple of years. This company, bound to become our lives work, the place that will represent us to the outside world and something that countless people will need to remember and be able to pronounce.

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