Acciona’s third consecutive attempt at Dakar Rally with race’s only fully-electric vehicle
In case you’ve never heard of them, Acciona is a Madrid-based energy conglomerate with a focus on infrastructure projects and a commitment to green energy sources.
They announced today that they will be competing in the Dakar 2017 for the third year in a row with the message that “we believe 100% in the potential of renewable energy,” according to a post on their Facebook page. The company is excited that their vehicle, which they have named 100% EcoPowered, is “the only vehicle in the competition that will not consume a single drop of fossil fuel.”
The company will be represented in the annual race’s 39th edition by Argentine driver Ariel Jatón. Expand