World’s longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

Dawn | Jul 20, 2019 at 6:59 AM
  • A Dutch sustainability advocate completed the longest ever journey in an electric vehicle in New Zealand on Friday after a three-year drive that took him through more than 30 countries.
  • The 101,000-km (62,800 mile) trip took Wakker through Eastern Europe, Iran, India, Southeast Asia, before travelling around much of Australia and across to New Zealand.
  • Wakker gave regular updates on his blog and social media throughout the journey, detailing visiting Iran’s biggest car manufacture in Tehran, a breakdown on the Indonesian island of Java and visits to Australia’s outback and world-famous Uluru.