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Lightyear is developing the electric car that charges itself. In The Netherlands and Germany, Lightyear One will be able to drive up to 10.000km/year from the solar energy it generates itself. Started in 2016 by world champion solar car racers, Lightyear is now working in their first product with 40 people strong.
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