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Electric Vehicle Travels Over 1,000km Without Being Recharged

May 26th, 2010

Japanese engineers came up with an electric vehicle that managed to set up a new world record by traveling more 1,000 kilometers on a single charge.

The red and white Mira EV ran for 27 hours and its average speed was 40km/h.

The test drive took place in Shimotsuma in Ibaraki Prefecture, where the car covered a distance of 1,003 kilometers on a single charge, being equipped with a special lithium ion battery developed by Sanyo. » Read more: Electric Vehicle Travels Over 1,000km Without Being Recharged