Lightyear stops production on 250,000 solarpowered EV

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  • The company raised $81 million in September as it prepared to start production on Lightyear 0, but Hoefsloot noted that the company hopes to “conclude some key investments in the coming weeks in order to scale up” the car for a wider audience.
  • It’s not clear if the company intends to push up that production date now that it won’t be building the Lightyear 0, for which it has already pre-sold 150 units.
  • In a press release, Lightyear said it has had to overcome “many challenges” in order to make its vehicles a reality.
  • Solar-powered electric vehicle maker Lightyear said it’s halting production on its flagship Lightyear 0, its premium EV with a sticker price of €250,000.
Solarpowered electric vehicle maker Lightyear said its halting production on its flagship Lightyear 0, its premium EV with a sticker price of 250,000. Despite only starting production on the vehicl [+3063 chars]