Lightyear’s solar-powered EV can go for months with out being plugged in


Like many Australians, I consider photo voltaic power once I consider powering the long run. And that is changing into much more of a actuality. Final night time, photo voltaic EV firm Lightyear unveiled Lightyear 0, the ultimate design for his or her very first photo voltaic EV in a slick online global premiere

 

Lightyear is reinventing not solely photo voltaic power however battery charging

Lex Hoefsloot, Co-founder and CEO, defined the problem of EVs, asserting: 

“There’s no hiding from it, entry to charging stations is not going to sustain with the demand for electrical vehicles. To reduce plug-charging and maximize vary, the trade’s technique, to date, has been so as to add batteries. That will increase the carbon footprint of manufacturing and, in flip, boosts weight and the necessity for high-power charging stations.”