Around the World in 80 Days, Electric Style

Zero Race map

In brief: The Zero Race is a challenge that began in Geneva, Switzerland and that is pushing electric car drivers to drive around the world in 80 days.

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Zero Race

The race will require vehicles to travel at least 155 miles per day for 80 days in a row at 50 miles per hour.

Racers began in Geneva and will be going through Moscow, Shanghai, Vancouver, and San Francisco, among other stops, before finally settling in Cancun at the end of November just in time to attend the UN Climate Conference.

Four teams are making the drive using their vehicles. One is the Oerlikon Solar Racing Team (Switzerland) and the Zero Tracer (cousin to the X-Tracer motorcycle). Also participating are the Vectrix Team (Germany) and Team Trev (Australia) as well as Power Plaza Team (South Korea).

And so ...

Good luck to the teams in this historic race!

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