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Electric Citroen Berlingo Makes Shanghai-Paris Trip on Batteries

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: • References: lacroisiereverte-shanghaitoparis.blogspot & evworld
After two months of travel, a bright orange Citroen Berlingo arrived in Paris after making a 8,400 mile trip from Shanghai powered by electric batteries. Two teachers -- Xavier Chevrin and Geraldine Gabin -- came up with the idea of the Shanghai-Paris trip. They were looking for a unique adventure that would not rely upon gasoline.

The adventurous pair was always able to charge the Citroen Berlingo electric van -- developed by Venturi Automobiles of Monaco -- but finding the right voltage for a quick, 6-7 hour charge was a challenge in Western China and Kazakhstan. Stats for Globe-Trotting EVs Trending: Older & Mild
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