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The 80edays Electric Vehicle Rally closes the North American Stage

THE 80EDAYS ELECTRIC VEHICLE RALLY CLOSES THE NORTH AMERICAN STAGE 9 teams left Los Angeles, California USA for China to initiate the Asian Part of the Challenge Los Angeles, California USA – July 13, 2016- The North American stage of the 80edays 2016 ‘ELDURO’, a 100% electric vehicle rally around the world in 80 days or less, is coming to its …

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3.07 news

On the threshold of Independence Day Team China shares its views on the independence and freedom. Serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, CEO of PHNIX Eco-Energy Solution LTD and 80edays ambassador Andrew Yi Zong about electric vehicles as an oil independent sustainable alternative to combustion engines, about learning different rules and customs that are different than their own in China, about brighter future …

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2.07 news

After short stop in New York 80edays crews went off in West Coast direction and spread on USA highways. Driving in a non-stop mode teams are now facing not only charging but also accommodation and weather challenges, getting in a heavy rain or even tornadoes. A well-known in United States «Tornado Alley» is the most common in northern Texas, Oklahoma, …

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28.06 News

Huge media event featuring Team China and Team Austria was held in New York City, USA. One of the biggest China Social media channel powered by Tencent has arranged special broadcast from Liberty State Park. More than 40 000 fans got an opportunity to follow live stream of 80edays ambassadors who shared with the audience their impressions from the round …

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26.06 News

After leaving Halifax 80edays teams headed towards the U.S. and Canada border overcoming their first real charging and routing challenges. While European Teslas faced the absence of regular Superchagers they used to, Team China experienced their adventures with charging possibilities for their DENZA. Crossing nearly 1500 km through Bangor, Brunswick and Boston ELDURO teams arrived to the first USA check …

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25.06 News

Global Disruptors Speaker Series featuring 80edays Team Germany 1, Team Spain, Team Czech and Team China was held in New York Chinese American Higher Education Institute on 25th June. Serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, CEO of PHNIX Eco-Energy Solution LTD Andrew Yi Zong (Team China) and E-Mobility Ambassador since 2011, 80edays initiator Rafael de Mestre (Team Spain) talked with students on Fission …

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22.06 press release – 80edays ELECTRIC VEHICLE RALLY LEAVES HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA AFTER WARM RECEPTION BY ELCORA ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP.

First North American Stop On the EV Challenge Route Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada – June 22, 2016- 80edays Electric Vehicle Challenge leaves Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, cordially welcomed by ELCORA ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP. where the company’s graphene R&D facility became a presentation point on the challenge route during 80edays first North America stop. After all the Electric Vehicles successfully arrived …

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18.06 News

Driving from Barcelona through Zaragoza, Madrid and Salamanca the 80edays teams reached the finish line of the shortest stage of the European part of the route, arriving in Lisbon, Portugal. Reaching the departure place on time and covering more than 1300 km, ELDURO was warmly welcomed in Lisbonby President of Portugal association of EV Users UVE (www.uve.pt) Henrique Sánchez and …

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16.06 80edays Start

80edays launched the most challenging endurance test for drivers and technology.11 international teams lined up at the Arc de Triomf and started from Plaça de Catalunya, Barcelona at 12:00 GMT. All the cars have been thoroughly inspected by Dangerous Goods Authority and have been given the green light to pursue the rally. The odometer of the EVs are also documented …

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15.06.2016 Press conference

One hour press conference at Miramar Hotel on June, 15 preceded official start of 80edays rally. Initiator of EV round the world challenge Rafael de Mestre, a pilot of the Team2 Spain and representatives of 10 other international teams communicated with the media, presenting the project to a wide audience. 11 registered teams – Team Spain, Team Switzerland I, Team …