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Published on June 29th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


2 Electric Car Teams Racing Around the World

June 29th, 2012 by  

Ah, races around the world — so much fun. I have to admit, I’m a sucker for around-the-world stories, ever since Around the World in Eighty Days. From what I hear, two electric car teams are in competition to become the first to circle the world only powered by electricity. Here’s the story from Chris DeMorro of sister site Gas2 (enough Friday Fun for you yet?):

Two Electric Car Teams Vying To Be The First To Circle The World (via Gas 2.0)

The older I get, the more I subscribe to certain truisms, and it seems to me that truth really is stranger than fiction. Over a hundred years ago, Jules Verne penned “Around The World In 80 Days”, a story about a wager to travel the width of the world in the ascribed amount of time. Electric car…



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Zach is tryin' to help society help itself (and other species). He spends most of his time here on CleanTechnica as its director and chief editor. He's also the president of Important Media and the director/founder of EV Obsession and Solar Love. Zach is recognized globally as an electric vehicle, solar energy, and energy storage expert. He has presented about cleantech at conferences in India, the UAE, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, the Netherlands, the USA, and Canada. Zach has long-term investments in TSLA, FSLR, SPWR, SEDG, & ABB — after years of covering solar and EVs, he simply has a lot of faith in these particular companies and feels like they are good cleantech companies to invest in. But he offers no professional investment advice and would rather not be responsible for you losing money, so don't jump to conclusions.

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