Editor’s Note: Earlier version of this news about Lightyear’s Series A funding incorrectly said that the funding amount was €45M. The correct amount is €5M. The total amount of Lightyear’s Series A funding was €5M (Five Million Euros). This version has been corrected.
Lightyear, a futuristic electric car that charges itself with sunlight raised €5M Series A round from 60+ investors, announced Lex Hoefsloot, director of Lightyear. The announcement was at the Hannover Messe, one of the world’s largest trade fairs held every year in Germany. Lightyear plans to use the funding proceeds to further develop Lightyear One, the company’s first solar car.