Dubai, March 1st 2020
ACCIONA’s electric vehicle, which made
history after crossing the finish line in the Dakar rally, visited several
official institutions in Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) so that amateurs and
professionals could approach the company’s sustainable concept, the 4×4 and its
The ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered featured a
range of events last week at Saudi Arabian government facilities related to the
project’s activity fields.
ACCIONA’s vehicle route started at Ibn
Khaldun School of Riyadh, followed by a display at the Saline Water Conversion Corporation
(SWCC), the country’s desalination authority. The EcoPowered completed its tour
in the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), a center for
scientific innovation focused on the most advanced technologies.
The visitors had the opportunity to learn
about the details of ACCIONA’s sustainable mobility project from Jesús Sancho,
managing director for ACCIONA in the Middle East, and Edu Blanco, head of the
ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered team. They both explained the vehicle’s development process
and illustrated the company’s challenge to highlight the competitiveness of
renewable energies in the most demanding environments.
Dakar Village 2020
The two-day tour through Riyadh was the
culmination of ACCIONA’s 100% EcoPowered expedition through Saudi Arabia, one
month after the country’s first Dakar.
The ACCIONA 100% EcoPowered was one of the highlights of the Dakar Village, the 6.000m2 leisure, conference and event set up by the Dakar organization to bring together thousands of motor enthusiasts on its many stages.
Source: Communication ACCIONA