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Eco-Rally June 13, 2018. The new record team "Synergy" (Ukraine) at the Fedor Konyukhov office
Eco-Rally team "Synergy" charging at Shell gas station (EV-Time fast charger) at 8:49-9:31 on June 13, 2018 in the Eco-Rally
Eco-Rally team "Synergy" finishing at Mercury Tower Moscow City at 18:13 on June 13, 2018 in the Eco-Rally
September 8- Robo Eco-Race, September 9 - ABB Formula E,
from September 8, 2018 - Qualifies every 2 weeks- Cup- 2019

(1) Amsterdam/ Lisbon<=>Saint Petersburg<=>New York City; (2) Amsterdam<=>Cape Town (S.Africa); (3) Amsterdam<=>Melbourne (Australia); (4) Anchorage (USA) <=>Santa Cruz (Argentina)

Starts on: May 25, weekly from June 13 to the football World Cup (June 14-July 16) and resumes on July 17, 24.
Starts at: simultaneously from Lisbon, Amsterdam, Saint Petersburg, New York City or join in your city (see check points) in opposite directions on public roads (observing traffic codes).
Entry Fee: €2,000/ Eco-Team per Stage (€0 for leaders of Qualifies); compulsory insurance: €75/ person - air-ambulance evacuation; €190/car- 3rd party bodily injury; total Eco-Rally- €15,000/ Eco-Team (covers chargers, free accommodation, dinners & ocean transfer, 2 tickets to the FIFA World Cup)
Pit stops 24 hours in Washington DC, San Francisco, Seattle, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Ekaterinburg, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and in reverse order; on May 25-26 at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum and on June 14 in Moscow at the Opening of the football World Cup
Check points: in North America: Philadelphia, Charlotte, Nashville, Memphis, Dallas, El Paso, Phoenix, L.A., or Louisville, St. Louis, Kansas City, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, or Pittsburgh, Chicago, Davenport, Lincoln, Cheyenne, Salt Lake City, Reno, Sacramento, or Columbus, Indianapolis, Peoria, Lincoln, Cheyenne, Salt Lake City, Reno, Sacramento, Portland;
in Eurasia: Dusseldorf/ Madrid, Barcelona, Monte Carlo, Milan, Zurich, Stuttgart, Warsaw, Kaunas/ Riga, Novgorod, N.Novgorod/ Ryazan, Kazan/ Samara, Tyumen, Omsk, Irkutsk, Khabarovsk
Finish In Amsterdam/ Lisbon starting in New York City; in New York City starting in Amsterdam/Lisbon
Prizes: Eco-Rally Cup-2018 (€1 mio), Prize II (€0.3 mio), III (€0.2 mio), scores, “Spielberg Quest keys”; per Stage Prize I-III, scores (7 leaders) each class Eco-Teams, producers: fastest, efficient, reliable; Aggressive Eco-Team Prize (€0.1 mio); Participation Award.
Distance 19'200 km (12,000 miles) year-round average (U.S.National Renewable Energy Lab) for reliability

=Road transport and infrastructure for sustainable environment, noiseless and clean highways, towns, trees=
=Environment & animals protection (bushes/ grids fences to stop road deaths of animals and people)=
=Competition as ABB Formula E but serial, long distance to identify the future transportation & energy source=
= Nature analogue technologies = Energy transition extending the Hydrogen Council =
= Innovative technologies, ideas, artificial intelligence, scientific research = New international trade routes =
= Travel and adventure from the extreme west to the extreme east of 2 continents, Eurasia & North America =
= Understanding the culture diversity and originality of the Eco-Rally regions, cultural exchange =
= Charity donations & drives of football stars with kids from orphanages, hospitals, poor families=

(1) traffic codes (10-30 minutes penalty; disqualification after 3 penalties), laws, regulations; (2) hydrogen, electric, solar energy (no hybrids); (3) use public roads; (4) please submit applications to; (5) cars classes: C, D, E, F, S, M, J, crossover, SUV, trucks, challenger and cruiser solar cars; (6) the Organizing Committee supports with import permits, certifications, visas; (7) 2 (minimum 1) gas or other escort cars per Eco-Team (500 m in front and 5 sec behind); (8) check-points for 30 minutes

Cars. Rental or sale with re-purchase.
Partners provide Tesla S (2013) for rent at €5'700/month, purchase (2014) for €50'000 and Tesla X for €100'000 with re-purchase after the Eco-Rally. These cars are in the video of November 4

Private, world stars of films and TV celebrities (S.Naceri (“Taxi”, “Leon”), Fyodor Konyukhov (world records), others), Universities, Sponsors, producers (ABB, Arup, Mitsui, Panasonic, Qualcomm, Rosseti, Samsung, ThyssenKrupp), hydrogen stations, fuel cells (Linde, Air Liquide, Shell, Vattenfall, Ballard, others)

2.5 billion worldwide; TV on-line & Diaries, Eco-Rally TV, website. The charity Rock Eco-Festival is inspired by the 2007 Live Earth rock festival of Albert Gore simultaneously on 6 continents.
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage EU1 Amsterdam- Dusseldorf- Warsaw<=2'356 km/ 1,464 mi=>Saint Petersburg
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage EU2 Lisbon- Monaco- Milan- Zurich<=5'025 km/ 3,123 mi=>Saint Petersburg
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)”Stage RU1 Saint Petersburg<=713 km/ 443 mi=>Moscow
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage RU2 Moscow-Kazan/Samara-Ekaterinburg<=3'350 km/ 2,082 mi=>Novosibirsk
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage RU3 Novosibirsk<=5'702 km/ 3,543 mi=>Vladivostok
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage US3 Seattle<=1'300 km/ 808 mi=>San Francisco
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage US2 San Francisco<=4'534 km/ 2,817 mi=>Washington DC
Prize I-III “(Sponsor)” Stage US1 Washington DC<=362 km/ 225 mi=>New York City

Starts at 8:30 am; in Moscow from Mercury Tower Moscow City.
Cup-2018 Qualifies in 2018: May 12, April 28, 14, March 31, 17, 3, February 10, January 20; in 2017: December 23, 2 (video- ), November 18 (video- ), November 4 (video- ), October 6 TASS press-conference (
Cup-2019 Qualifies in 2018: September 8, 22, October 6, 20, November 3, 17, December 1, 15.
Scores per Stage: 1 (2 in winter) for 3 leaders (Eco-Teams, producers), each class


RU-USA Hydrogen (Fuel Cell) cars Transcontinental Eco-Rally "New Amsterdam"

Hydrogen cars: Toyota "Mirai" ("Future") (charging is for free 3 min for 650 km; 100 km/h- 9 sec; max speed 175 km/h)
Hyundai Tucson FCV (max speed 160 km/h; charging is for 594 km; 100 km/h- 12.5 sec)
Honda FCV (Clarity Fuel Cell; charging is for 750 km)
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell (charging is 3 min for 500 km)
Audi A7 Sportback h-tron quattro (100 km/h- 7.9 sec, max 180 km/h, charging is 4 hours for 500 km)...

RU-USA Electric vehicles 2018 Eco-Rally "New Amsterdam"

Audi Q6 E-Tron Quattro (max speed 210 km/h, 100 km/h- 4.6 sec; charging 8 hours for 500 km or 50 min with 150 kWt); Volkswagen e-Golf (100 km/h- 10.4 sec, charging 4 hours for 190 km, max speed 140 km/h); Volkswagen e-up! (100 km/h- 14 sec, max speed 135 km/h, charging 30 min for 150 km);

BMW i3 (100 km/h- 7.2 sec, max speed 150 km/h, charging 8 hours for 200 km);

Chevrolet Bolt EV (max speed 145 km/h, 100 km/h- 7 sec, charging 9 hours for 320 km; special- 1 hour);

Citroen C-Zero (with Mitsubishi Motors; max speed 130 km/h, 100 km/h- 16 sec, charging for 150 km); Citroen E-Mehari (cabrio; max speed 110 km/h, charging 8 hours for 200 km);

EL Lada (AvtoVAZ; Swiss MES S.A. engine, 100 km/h- 18 sec, max speed 130 km/h, charging 8 hours (special 30 min) for 207 km);

Hyundai IONIQ Electric;

Jaguar E-Pace; Jaguar I-Pace: on March 3, 2018 the British series "green" crossover I-Pace became available for pre-orders with soon delivery; competitor of Tesla Model X but cheaper (standard in Europe- €63,500), 480 km, 400 hp, 100 km/h - 4.8 sec, parts are from Range Rover Velar, battery 90 kW·h, charging from 50 kW for 1.5 hours to 80% and for 30 min for 130 km, Amazon Alexa assistant is available on board for communication with the car (calculates the charge till the charger, sounds the onboard and screens data but cannot call the car to come like Tesla Model X).

KIA Soul;

Mercedes-Benz (Generation EQ; Smart; Urban eTruck; MB Vision Van (with Matternet); Mercedes-Maybach coupe; F015; MB Sprinter Van; Mercedes Bus auto pilot; Mercedes EV1 extra fast);

Mitsubishi i-MiEV (charging 7 hours (min 1 hour) for 160 km, 100 km/h- 9 sec, max speed 130 km/h);

Nissan Leaf (100 km/h- 10 sec, charging 8 hours (min 30 min) for 160 km);

Opel Ampera-e (100 km/h- 7 sec, max speed 145 km/h, charging 9 hours for 500 km);

Renault Fluence Z.E.; Renault Kangoo Z.E.; Renault Twizy (max speed 80 km/h, charging 3.5 hours for 120 km); Renault Zoe (charging 6-9 hours (min 3 hours) for 240 km, 100 km/h- 13.5 sec, max speed 135 km/h);

Tesla Model X; Tesla Model 3 (100 km/h- 5.6 sec, max speed 209 km/h, charging for 354 km); Tesla Model 3 Long Range (97 km/h- 5.1 sec, max speed 225 km/h, charging for 499 km); Tesla Model S 60 (100 km/h- 5.5 sec, max speed 210 km/h, charging for 375 km); Tesla Model S 60D (100 km/h- 5.2 sec, max speed 210 km/h, charging for 351 km); Tesla Model S 75 (100 km/h- 5.5 sec, max speed 230 km/h, charging for 400 km); Tesla Model S 75D (100 km/h- 5.2 sec, max speed 230 km/h, charging for 417 km); Tesla Model S 90D (100 km/h- 4.4 sec, max speed 249 km/h, charging for 473 km); Tesla Model S 100D (100 km/h- 3.3 sec, max speed 250 km/h, charging for 430 km (record 1,078 km); Tesla Model S P100D (100 km/h- 2.5 sec, max speed 250 km/h, charging for 613 km); Tesla Roadster (100 km/h- 3.9 sec, max speed 201.1 km/h, charging 3.5 hours for 644 km); Tesla Roadster Sport (100 km/h- 0.2 sec)...

RU-USA Solar vehicles 2018 Eco-Rally "New Amsterdam"

Winners and participants of World Solar Challenge in Australia

RU-USA Registration 2017 Rally "New Amsterdam"

Please send your request for the Registration Form to (+7 499 3811071, +7925 8994677)- Organizing Committee of RU-USA Interactrive Line, Forum & Festival "Common History For Mutual Understanding".

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