After an epic 16,000-kilometer drive, polar explorer Marek Kaminski has arrived in Japan, having began his landmark #NoTraceExpedition in Poland three months earlier in a brand new Nissan LEAF.
Marek’s eco-friendly journey took him from Zakopane, Poland by eight nations over two continents and a number of various driving situations, passing by Lithuania, Belarus, Russia, Mongolia, China and South Korea on his method to the ending level in Tokyo.
The “no hint left behind” mantra of the #NoTraceExpedition demonstrates the feasibility of zero-emission journey by electrical automobile, and units the instance for explorers wanting to go to the world’s furthest corners with out damaging the surroundings.
Although Marek can declare to be the primary man to have trekked to the North and South Poles in the identical 12 months, his expedition by electrical automobile is more likely to be simply as memorable. Amongst Marek’s adventures, detours alongside grime tracks in Mongolia and a few creative charging options in Russia had been notable highlights.
Unfazed by the primary 16,000 kilometers, Marek will now get again behind the wheel and full the return journey from Tokyo to Poland in the identical automobile. To this point Marek has charged the LEAF 53 occasions attaining a mean vary of 250km travelling as much as 493km per day.
In his mission to problem the myths round sustainable journey, Marek sees the brand new LEAF as the right accomplice.
“For me, this journey isn’t just about reaching my vacation spot – additionally it is about making a easy, good change to be extra sustainable.
Whether or not within the wilds of Russia, on distant Mongolian grime tracks or within the bustling streets of Tokyo, the LEAF has been a dependable accomplice all through. The automobile and options similar to ProPILOT had been impressively succesful in robust driving situations, and even in distant areas with little infrastructure, we stored the LEAF charged and on the transfer.
The LEAF gave me the chance to stay to my pledge and journey with out a hint, so I hope that it is a step ahead on the journey in direction of sustainable mobility.”
The Nissan LEAF is the best-selling electrical car in historical past, having reached over 340,000 models offered because the first-generation mannequin was launched in 2010. With greater than 41,000 models offered in Europe since its introduction in October 2017.
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