New Guinness Record For Largest EV Parade Set At 507 Vehicles (Pics and Videos)
The official Guinness World record for most all electric vehicles in a parade has been set today at 507 vehicles during National Drive Electric Week at an event in Cupertino, California.
Given the fact the Guinness people where in attendance, and festivities set up to celebrate, this new record was expected to be a shoe-in, but it turned out a little closer than expected – as the previous mark was 481 vehicles (Stuttgart, Germany earlier this year).
The number could have been a little higher, but this event was for 100% electric vehicles and some disqualifications were made during the event for also having alternative powertrains (gas, pedal, etc), while some others failed to complete the planned route.
The ride was part of the 42nd Annual Silicon Valley Electric Vehicle Rally, the event was billed as the “nation’s largest electric vehicle event during National Drive Electric Week”
Still, 507 is a pretty great turnout, and shows that EV adoption in the United States and around the world continues to soar.
Below: Nissan-made video of the event…with a focus on the LEAF of course. Special bonus: check out the
Mitsu i-MiEV Citroen C-Zero (or at least the badging) at the 2:16 mark (hat tip to offib):
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