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Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN - Renault ZOE - Photo credit: GREG

Renault’s ZOE Storms to Victory in Monte-Carlo ZENN Rallye

And the winner is… Renault ZOE! The Rallye Monte-Carlo ZENN (Zero Emission, No Noise) has now concluded and saw victory in this category by the French electric car. Complete with poor visibility and typical mountain downpours, the rallye was full of surprises which the ZOE completed with zest to celebrate its international competition debut with […]

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Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Goes Cross Country Racing

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Goes Cross Country Racing

As preparations for the start of production of the EU-specification Outlander PHEV were underway in Japan, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) took its technology flagship to a last and most unexpected reliability exercise – cross country racing. (FIA) Asia Cross Country Rally MMC remains convinced of the virtues of motor sports to improve the breed and

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WAVE 2013 winners and participants

WAVE Trophy Winners

The annual WAVE electric car trophy is now complete, after participants drove for 10 Days,  about 1900 km with 40 electric car teams having set off from near Vienna and finally finishing in Zurich, finishing on the 7th July. Highlights from the final day of their epic journey across Europe included visiting The Umweltarena in

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Wave Trophy Rally 2013 gets under way in Eichgraben, near Vienna June 28th 2013

WAVE Electric Car Rally

The annual WAVE electric car rally is currently underway with the event taking place from Eichgraben, near Vienna to Zürich via; Hungary, southern Austria, Slovenia, the Grossglockner pass, Innsbruck, the Swiss Engadin valley, Arosa and St.Galle.  The full route can be seen on the WAVE Trophy website here. With around 40 teams participating, the WAVE rally is

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Mercedes-Benz Electric Cars at the Silvretta Rallye - BRABUS Smart ForTwo, Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-CELL and Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupé Electric Drive

Mercedes at Silvretta

For the fourth time in a row, Mercedes-Benz had the largest electric fleet participating atthe  Silvretta E-Auto Rallye in Montafon. A special premiere at Mercedes-Benz shows that electric mobility has arrived already on the market. As the first customers Klaus Ambacher and Klaus Ege meet with their fuel cell vehicle the high alpine challenges: “We

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