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First solar-powered car goes on sale soon

Dutch startup Lightyear started making the world’s first series-production electric vehicle!

It can self- generates power directly from the sunlight, while the Dutch startup says it can  travel up to 43 miles, from the single day that is generated through UV sunlight, as the production is underway.

Tweet on the Dutch solar powered car, Lightyear

Lightsolar Startup who is producing  the solar powered engine car

Its first model, the Lightyear 0, comes with a price tag of €250,000 and has already collected over 150 pre-orders

The models are currently built in Finland by contract manufacturer Valmet, which has previously been responsible for a range of cars that include the Porsche Boxster and original Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid.

Lightyear one official introduction 

Self generating solar powered car Lightyear one

The Lightyear 0 is an all-electric four-door equipped with an array of over 50 square feet of solar panels on its hood and roof that the Dutch startup says can generate up to 43 miles-worth of electricity per day.

Several electric vehicles have been sold over the years with small solar panels, but none that provided a substantial amount of range. Lightyear bills it as the first series-production solar-powered car and suggests a typical driver could use it nearly every day on solar power alone.