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Electric Odyssey: Citroen C-Zero in contact with China!

July 9, Antonin Guy and Xavier Degon arrived in China at the wheel of the Citroen C-ZERO electric car 100%. Received July 18 in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, by teams CITROEN they received honors and many media personalities came to their meeting. An opportunity for them to share their experience and for CITROEN, recalling the many technologies developed by the brand in environmental matter.

Parties on February 11 last Strasbourg for a world tour at the wheel of the 100% electric city car, the Citroen C-ZERO, Antonin Guy and Xavier Degon continue their journey on the Asian continent. Since last June, they and travels the roads of Malaysia, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. Since July 9, here our two adventurers of modern times, China, on the Silk Road. Blink of an eye to history, eighty years after the Yellow Cruise launched by Andre Citroen!

Arrives in Yunnan Province, they discovered a mountainous region where the CITROEN C-ZERO crossed passes to almost 3000 meters above sea level. A first since the departure!

July 18, Antonin and Xavier were greeted by a delegation in a CITROEN dealers Chengdu - capital of Sichuan - with their CITROEN C-ZERO and

technology most successful in matters of environmental compliance. They are received honors personalities such as Zhang Jinhua, vice-general secretary of the Chinese Society of Automotive engineering, and fifty media. A rich exchanges encounter!

July 9, Antonin Guy and Xavier Degon arrived in China at the wheel of the Citroen C-ZERO electric car 100%. Received July 18 in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, by teams CITROEN they received honors and many media personalities came to their meeting. An opportunity for them to share their experience and for CITROEN, recalling the many technologies developed by the brand in environmental matter.

For CITROEN, sharing this day has recalled its strategy environment and different solutions which have been made by the brand around the world. And were evoked continuous improvement of internal combustion engines, the development of new technologies that relate to the hybridization or the 100% electric technology. The CITROEN C-ZERO, has also been widely tested that day.

Since July 18, the crew hit the road in the direction of Gansu Province, located between the Mongolian Plateau to the north and the foothills of the Tibetan Plateau to the south, new landscapes in perspective before returning to the 10 August Kazakhstan.

"If we can go around the world in electric car series, you can use it for the majority of your daily commute!" Is the motto of Xavier DEGON and Antonin GUY crew of the Odyssey maker. On board their CITROEN C-ZERO, the two adventurers set off on February 11 last from Strasbourg for the first round the world electric car series. For sale: 25 000 km, 8 months, 17 cross country for only 250 € of electricity!

Address environmental issues, the goal of this adventure is to enhance the image of the electric car to the general public, and reassure its use (autonomy, tart, reload, etc..).

To meet this challenge, the crew must convince people cross country to become 'pluggers' by lending their electrical outlet. These refills are hundreds of dating many opportunites throughout the journey.

80 years after the arrival in Beijing of the Yellow-tracks Cruise organized by Andre Citroen, the brand is proud to support Antonin Guy and Xavier Degon in this new technological and human adventure!

To learn more about the Odyssey Electrical: www.electric-odyssey.com

Source: Citroen

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