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Daily Archives: August 1st, 2012

‘Hello everyone or ‘Terve’ as the Finnish say, Here we are – Max Pelucchi and Marco Moreiras reporting live and exclusively for you from Neste Oil Rally Finland, one of the most exciting rounds of the WRC calendar. It’s great to be back in Jyväskylä. It’s a city where you can feel the authentic ‘rally spirit’ – the Finns love rallying and the atmosphere around here is great. Read More »

An unprecedented journey of 12,500kms through ten countries has been achieved in 42 days by three Nissan LEAF electric vehicles using DBT CEV fast charging technology.

The feat is thought to be the longest journey achieved by these electric vehicles in such a condensed period of time, something only possible through the use of fast charging technology. It was also a clear demonstration that there are simply no barriers anymore for electric vehicle use for the average driver.

Heralding the final leg of the 2012 Oranje Trophy, which supports Dutch sporting heroes competing in this summer’s series of European sporting events, three Nissan LEAFs crossed London City’s Tower Bridge last Thursday to a rapturous reception by roadside spectators. Read More »

Only a few days after my first Olympic experience and then I got my 2nd, this time at Hampton Court Palace for the Olympic Time Trial. I really cannot over emphasise how fantastic the atmosphere was and the result, well fantastic. As avid Tour de France fans 2012 has been an epic year and this was the cherry on the icing on the top of the cake. Bradley Wiggins destroyed the field as he built his pace steadily through the 44km route beating reigning world champion Tony Martin. The German was still happy with Olympic Silver but in Bronze Chris Froome was overwhelmed, especially as before the Tour de France he was primarily known as a mountain stage rider and not a time trialist. Read More »

Rally2Raise crew Rachel Medich, from Aberdeen, and Katherine Begg, from Morecambe, will continue their charity funds and awareness raising venture next weekend when they attend the Speyside Stages rally in their Clark Motorsport and DMack tyres-supported Nissan Micra. Read More »