Lightyear and Arval together for sustainable mobility

With the pre-order of 10,000 units of Lightyear 2

Lightyearthe Dutch high-tech company that produces the world’s first solar-powered electric car, Lightyear 0, has signed a pre-order deal with Arval, a company active in Europe in the long-term rental of multi-brand vehicles owned by the Bnp Paribas Group. The pre-order consists of 10 thousand units of Lightyear 2, the new model of Lightyear. The combined total of Lightyear 2 pre-orders from B2B partners now exceeds 21 thousand units, for a turnover of almost 840 million euros.

“Lightyear’s technology is proven, affordable, and environmentally friendlyrepresenting an excellent additional asset for our fleet – he says Alain van Groenendael, president and CEO of Arval – Our ambition is lease 700,000 electrified vehicles as part of our global fleet by 2025 and we look forward to welcoming 10,000 Lightyear 2 cars, which will help us achieve this and, more importantly, further support our customers with a solution that addresses their energy transition needs and supports the infrastructure challenge in Europe ”.

“In addition to offering our solar electric cars to individual consumers, Arval plays a crucial role as a long-term rental company in the make our technologies available to as many people as possible. We are grateful for their trust and to be able to have their experience and international presence alongside us in the launch of Lightyear 2,” he says. Lex Hoefsloot, CEO and co-founder of Lightyear.