Dutch electric and solar car maker Lightyear has discontinued production of the luxury Lightyear 0 Modal. 10,000 new cars Order a more affordable family car.
The company is currently seeking court protection from the creditors of the subsidiary responsible for the 0 version, but it is not clear what form this will take.
“Unfortunately, we have had to make this decision,” Chief Executive Officer Rex Hoofsloat said in a statement. “The whole process of developing Lightyear 0 has taught us many valuable lessons over the past few years. increase.”
The Lightyear 2 has a range of 800 kilometers and is partially powered by solar panels on the roof and hood. It’s still unclear where the car will be built, but the first cars are expected to roll off his production line in 2025.
The Lightyear 0, which cost €250,000, was built by Finnish Valmet Automotiv. Production he started in November and so far “a handful” have been completed.
https://www.dutchnews.nl/news/2023/01/solar-car-maker-lightyear-cancels-production-of-luxury-0-model/ Solar car maker Lightyear discontinues production of luxury 0 model