6 episodes

Dutch high-tech company Lightyear is introducing ‘Reflections’, a podcast created to make you a part of our on-going journey to make clean mobility available for everyone, everywhere.

In this series, we will invite guests from Lightyear as well as diverse partners in clean mobility to cover topics including tech, transportation and having a positive impact on the world. This platform is also the opportunity for us to delve into the challenges of entrepreneurship, go more in-depth about our company, discuss the impact of solar cars and address other pioneering technologies.

Reflections Lightyear

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Dutch high-tech company Lightyear is introducing ‘Reflections’, a podcast created to make you a part of our on-going journey to make clean mobility available for everyone, everywhere.

In this series, we will invite guests from Lightyear as well as diverse partners in clean mobility to cover topics including tech, transportation and having a positive impact on the world. This platform is also the opportunity for us to delve into the challenges of entrepreneurship, go more in-depth about our company, discuss the impact of solar cars and address other pioneering technologies.

    Lightyear Reflections 6 — Will mobility experience an accelerated paradigm shift? (with Miriam Dalli)

    Lightyear Reflections 6 — Will mobility experience an accelerated paradigm shift? (with Miriam Dalli)

    For our 6th episode we welcomed Miriam Dalli. Member of the European Parliament from Malta, she pushed for the implementation of the European Green Deal and was a key player in instating mandatory CO2 emission reductions for automotive manufacturers. Miriam sat down with our hosts to talk about the importance of CO2 reduction in the automotive sector, how Europe should be energy independent and her vision on truly zero-emission cars.

    https://lightyear.one
    Clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

    • 26 min
    Lightyear Reflections 5 — What does it take to be a pioneer?

    Lightyear Reflections 5 — What does it take to be a pioneer?

    It's all about solar mobility in the 5th episode of Reflections as eco-explorer and speaker Raphaël Domjan sat down at our "virtual" table. This episode is all about exploring, going out on adventures and what it takes to pioneer. We will also discuss Raphaël's upcoming project SolarStratos: "A mission to travel around the world in a plane fueled by the sun's energy."

    https://lightyear.one
    Clean mobility for everyone, everywhere.

    • 28 min
    Lightyear Reflections 4 — Our ambassadors (with Nick Matulessy & Cas van Arendonk)

    Lightyear Reflections 4 — Our ambassadors (with Nick Matulessy & Cas van Arendonk)

    In the fourth episode of Reflections we give the stage to two of our ambassadors. Who are they and what drives these entrepreneurs to support Lightyear’s mission of clean mobility for everyone, everywhere? Get to know Nick Matulessy and Cas van Arendonk as they tell us all about their vision in life, why making an impact is important in business and find out if they share other common purposes.

    • 33 min
    Lightyear Reflections 3 — How to build a solar car?

    Lightyear Reflections 3 — How to build a solar car?

    In the third episode of our podcast we dive into the concept behind Lightyear One and how this future product is engineered & designed. So what came first, the technical side or the design part? Through this podcast you get to know two Co-founders of Lightyear, namely Arjo van der Ham (Chief Technology Officer) and Koen van Ham (Chief Design Officer) and hear their story about: how to build a solar car? How do you develop & build a new vehicle that is set to cause a system change? Our guests reflect on their biggest challenges so far as they take us along their journey.

    • 25 min
    Lightyear Reflections 2 — The people that tagged along

    Lightyear Reflections 2 — The people that tagged along

    We (Auke & Noortje) give you insights on the driving force behind Lightyear: its people. In this episode, we will be talking with Maijke who has been with Lightyear since the beginning and has seen it grow exponentially, and talk about how she contributes to keeping everything organized & structured. Chris Vorster, one of Lightyear’s employees from South Africa, will join the discussion and tell us everything about his childhood dream of building a solar car and his personal journey towards Lightyear. Last but not least we are joined by Johan, who tells us about his motivation to take the leap from 'big' Tesla to the smaller scale-up Lightyear to make even more impact.

    • 33 min
    Lightyear Reflections 1 — Why build a solar car?

    Lightyear Reflections 1 — Why build a solar car?

    In our first episode, we welcome Lex Hoefsloot, CEO and one of the founders of Lightyear. We are starting at the beginning of the story of Lightyear: Why is Lightyear created? It is a real-life story that we are excited about. It is a strong commitment as well, that is integral to who we are, who we are becoming and forms the foundation for our mission, vision and brand promise.

    • 30 min