Dutch EV startup channels the Citroen DS with Lightyear One

Dutch EV startup Lightyear on Tuesday revealed its first model, the Lightyear One, a sleek sedan with in-wheel motors and solar panels spanning the hood and roof. It also happens to look like a modern interpretation of the iconic Citroen DS. Lightyear was born out of the solar power research group Solar Team Eindhoven, which for years has built solar-powered cars for events like the World Solar Challenge. Since 2012, the team has been looking to commercialize some of its developments by launching an electric car, and things kicked into…

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