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We did it! Curious for our story?

In 13 months we crossed 38 countries driving 38.000km all-electric from the Netherlands to South Africa and back. 
An expedition which required preparation, innovative technology and quite some mental challenges. 

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Expedition update

Here you can see our route. During the entire expedition, we gathered data from the expedition car. Every day new data was uploaded on our website for you to see. In addition, new parameters were added as we continued our route.

We do this so that we can all learn more about electric driving long distance. What affects the range and battery health of an electric car?

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Distance driven on February 3rd: 0 KM

Total Kilometers driven: 9605KM

Driving time on February 3rd:  0h 0 min


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Trees saved (amount): 167

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Co2 saved (kg): 3.666

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Distance driven in Africa (Km): 33.360

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Petrol saved (L): 2.669

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Percentage charged with solar from
north to south Africa (%): 54

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Power used in Africa (kWh): 5.650

A Sustainable Expedition

It was our goal to drive from the Netherlands to South Africa and back with a regular electric car that we charged with portable solar panels
We were completely self-sufficient; sleeping in a rooftop tent, cooking electric and showering with self-purified water by the car.

A new way to travel sustainable long-distance to places where there are no charging stations. 

While doing so we built a sustainable community. As we all agree sustainability is important, we want to share the learnings of other sustainable people and initiatives along the route. 

Why? To inspire each other to take the next step in implementing sustainability in daily life and business

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Our mission

It is our mission to make sustainability fun, simple and practical and help each other take ownership to implement this in our lives. 


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Get inspired by reading our story. 

Our last update is a video of our presentation after this amazing adventure.

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New version of our remote charger, almost ready to market!


We used a prototype for our expedition to charge our expedition car remotely with solar panels.
Now that we are back, we are working on a consumer version of this charger together with MitoSolar.

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Roadmap of our green expeditions

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Until the 19th of September 2022 we prepared the expedition. This includes the innovative charging technology, the car for the expedition, the route along sustainable initiatives, and more.


Pre Expedition

From September 20th to October 16th 2022 we made a tour through the Netherlands to test the charging technology, visit sustainable initiatives and meet you.


Africa Expedition

On the 4th of November 2022 we departed for Africa. We started at Geelen Counterflow in Haelen, our main partner. We finished the expediting on the 26th of November 2023.


Future Phase

Let’s see what the next step will be. We have quite some ideas, so follow us to stay up to date.

One thing we know for sure is that we are developing a consumer version of the prototype charger we had with us. 

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About us

We are two Dutch nature geeks, both completely in love with each other, adventure and traveling the world…

We want to inspire and help people to do something about climate change, without compromising in the quality of life. It is all about being aware and making conscious choices.

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unveiling the eco friendly car

Renske Cox, 32 years old

Maarten van Pel, 34 years old

Skoda Enyaq iv80

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