17 May '11, 8pm

Converted Electric Nissan Qashqai Completes Round-World Trip

Converted Electric Nissan Qashqai Completes Round-World Trip

Moto-Mundo World Electric Tour Team Enlarge Photo There are two types of people in the world: those who like long-distance trips and those who don’t. Danish adventurers Hjalte Tin and Nina Tin Rasmussen are most certainly the former. Last week the couple celebrated the completion of the Moto Mundo World Electric Tour - a ten month trip around the world in an all-electric Nissan Qashqai. Converted by Danish firm AfutureEV from a gasoline Nissan Qashqai, their car was equipped with an 60 kilowatt motor and a 40kilowatt-hour lithium-ion Dow Kokam battery pack. Capable of a top speed of 80 mph, the converted Qashqai could cover approximately 124 miles per charge and recharged its batteries to 90% in around 6 hours. Leaving Copenhagen on June 25 2010, the couple drove through Denmark, Norway, sweden, Estonia, Russia, Mongolia, China, The United States, Spain France, Switzerland...

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