The project is in the care of Danish writers and adventurers Nina Rasmussen and Hjalte Tin, and of course their support team. With help from the Danish Ministry of Climate and Energy, Continental and other groups they planned to test how far can electric cars go?
The cars, a pair of Qashqai turned electric were developed and produced by AfutureEV in Denmark. The electric cars have top speeds of 130 kilometres per hour (81 miles per hour) and have a range of 200 km (125 miles) per charge if speed is kept at just 80 kph (50 mph) – or 300 km (185 miles) at “slow city driving.
Moto Mundo starts from Denmark in June 25, 2010 and cross many countries like: Scandinavia, Estonia, Russia, Mongolia, China, USA, Canada, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, Great Britain and Germany before returning to Denmark on May 1, 2011.
The World Electric Tour suppose to encounter extreme conditions from endless Siberian highways, Gobi desert heat, wild traffic in China and freezing US winter. One of the highlights of the tour was the presence at the Expo 2010 in Shanghai, and the others will be the appearance at the Detroit Auto Show in 2011 and competing in the Monte Carlo Rally for electric cars.
The travellers are currently in New Mexico. More about their trip could find on Moto Mundo.