27 May '12, 9am

Mission Africa — 3000 Miles in an Electric Car: or, Xavier Chevrin Is Manlier Than You

A depressingly high percentage of new car buyers don’t even want to hear about the potential benefits of an electric car. “It doesn’t go far enough per charge,” they complain, or “But where am I going to plug in it? My garage is full of stuff and there’s no plug on the street!” In a single fell swoop (okay, it’s a six-week trip) titled “Mission Africa,” Frenchman Xavier Chevrin is setting out to prove that it is possible to drive an all-electric vehicle 3,000 miles through Africa, on bumpy (or even non-existent) roads.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/27/mission-africa-3000-m...

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