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Electric Vehicles Complete Around-The-World Trip

Two emissions-free vehicles have made it through a tour of the world.

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Photo: Barbara Wilms (flickr)

"TREV" and other electric cars are escorted through a busy intersection.

Two electric vehicles completed an around-the-world tour in 188 days. The two vehicles, “TREV”, a scooter, and “Monotracer”, a high-tech motorcycle successfully completed their journey in about six months.

The goal of the journey was to alert government officials and car manufacturers that people want to use emissions-free vehicles in daily life.

Charging Up

The crews of the vehicles did face some difficulties during their journey.

Problems occurred in China and Russia where crews had to manually charge the battery. Despite the setback, crews said that the vehicles drove well.

The Future

“TREV” was build by students and will carry on as a learning tool. The organizers hope to plan more emissions-free tours are in the future.

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  • Electric vehicles complete round-the-world tour (PHYSORG.COM)
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Margaret Aprison

Margaret is a graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Telecommunications and a minor in Psychology. The daughter of two scientists, Margaret has been surrounded by the subject her entire life. She enjoys social media, writing, television, and, of course, science!

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