22 Feb '18, 1pm

Electric Explorer African Challenge – the first EV expedition across Africa https://t.co/bhInRiOkZP

The Electric Explorer African Challenge 2018, the first-ever electric vehicle expedition across Africa, has begun. Behind the wheel of a previous-generation Nissan LEAF is famous Polish traveler Arkady Paweł Fiedler, accompanied by photographer Albert Wójtowicz. The LEAF is not modified in any way – it is exactly the same as the car that was recently available in showrooms. The new Nissan LEAF is on sale now across the world. “Traveling across Africa is probably the hardest test for any vehicle, not only an EV,” said Fiedler. “Poor roads, limited charging infrastructure and dramatically diverse weather conditions – from equatorial storms to the scorching heat of the Sahara – these are just a few challenges that we’ll have to face during the expedition. We’re optimistic. As part of the tests, I’ve already travelled over 4,000 kilometers in Poland in a Nissan LEAF, and I’m p...

Full article: https://electriccarsreport.com/2018/02/electric-explorer-...

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