26 Jun '14, 12am

EV rally takes Trollstigen mountain climb to promote electric tourism #greenenergy

EV rally takes Trollstigen mountain climb to promote electric tourism #greenenergy

A gathering of electric cars took on some of Norway’s most challenging mountainous conditions over the weekend in a rally designed to promote electric transport. In a parade of almost 40 EVs, participants of the event, organised by the country’s Norwegian EV Association, took on some of Norway’s most challenging driving conditions including steep mountain climbs and – despite it being June – snow, rain, fog, high winds and sub-zero temperatures. Taking place in the scenic fjord area of north-western Norway, the drivers took on one of Norway’s most beautiful mountain climbs, Trollstigen, with the aim of promoting emission free travel. Cars taking part including Norway’s own Buddy EV, Mitsubishi i-Miev, Peugeot Partner EV, Volkswagen e-up!, Volkswagen e-Golf, Nissan LEAF, Tesla Roadster and Tesla Model S. But that’s not all, some brave EV enthusiasts even took to electric bi...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2014/0...

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