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Tech progress

Technology is at the core of Lightyear. On this page, you can find regular updates on our tech development, as we work to create Lightyear One. Take a closer look at our main elements that makes our solar electric vehicle unique — or jump straight to our timeline.

Several tests with our latest prototype.

Where we are today

In the total process of going from a concept to delivering a customer-ready car, there are many steps to take and several processes to follow. The order of these steps is documented in Lightyear’s ‘Product Creation Process’. Similar to most engineering companies, we use the well known V-model to map out our development, depicted in the figure below.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 848620