LeasePlan and Lightyear to deliver first solar lease car
First Lightyear One on the road in 2020Helmond, the Netherlands, 18 December 2018: LeasePlan Netherlands collaborates with Dutch scale-up Lightyear, the first company in the world to develop an electric solar car for consumers. LeasePlan Netherlands becomes Lightyear's leasing partner for the Lightyear One, the first car produced by the company. The Pioneer Edition of the Lightyear One is expected to drive on Dutch roads in 2020. Lightyear, founded by triple World Solar Challenge winners, will open its production facility at the Automotive Campus in Helmond, the Netherlands this week.