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world tour by car
vengates2002   9/8/2013 3:43:08 AM
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Dear all,

 

I am ven , India aged 58 . I am intrested to make world tour by car all most all continents and planning to use multi access car, such as using  solar, electric, gasoline . looking sponsors to complete successfully.

kindly give yr inputs to carry out this paln successfully in the year of 2015 jan.

thanks

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re: Engineers complete first world tour in electric car
anon9303122   9/27/2012 1:39:28 PM
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So what? Yes, an all-electric car COULD satisfy about 85-95% of my driving. But then I have to buy a real car in addition to an over-grown golf cart. That just doesn't make an cents.

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re: Engineers complete first world tour in electric car
Kevin.Jackson   9/26/2012 1:54:17 PM
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I don't understand the point of this article or driving a car around. Did we think an electric car was not cappable of driving 15,500 miles? Did we think an electric car was not cappable of driving for eight months? Did we think an electric car was not cappable of driving in seventeen countries? Did we think French engineers were not cappable of driving? I think the real questions for an electric car are: Is it cheaper to buy than a hybrid? It should be as it only has one drivetrain not two. Can I count on that range when it's hot and rainy at night in stop and go traffic (lights on, air conditioning on, heater on, wipers on,radio on) with a five year old battery? And what does the battery cost to change when the time comes? An interesting side note - Judging by the graphic they travled through parts of the United States where electric cars cause more pollution than hybrid cars.

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re: Engineers complete first world tour in electric car
PerJM   9/26/2012 9:15:14 AM
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Sorry - there has been a few previous world tours in electric car: Starting from Denmark, June 25, 2010 Danish adventurers and writers Hjalte Tin and Nina Tin Rasmussen have crossed Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Russia, Mongolia, the Gobi desert, China, USA, Spain, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Poland and Germany. They completed the record-setting round the world tour on May 7, 2011 after 30.000 km. For more detail http://moto-mundo.com/ Previous in 2008 Louis Palmer did his world tour: http://www.solartaxi.com/



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