List of Successful Electric Vehicle Trips Around Australia
This is the list of Electric Vehicles to have been successfully driven around Australia.
- Must include (or come close to) Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Broome (preferably), Darwin, Cairns (preferably), Brisbane.
- Must be a battery electric vehicle as opposed to a plug in hybrid.
- Sufficient evidence e.g. photo blog showing vehicle at key dates/locations submitted to email@example.com
We will stop at 100 so plan your trip fast! Numbered certificates will be issued to the first 100. Trophy for first 10 !
|Order||Finish Date||Main Driver||Co Drivers / Navigators||Vehicle||Colour||Start - Finish||Direction||Notes|
|1||14 Nov 2011||Glen George||Solo||MG Conversion "Lectric"||Blue||Perth - Perth||Clockwise||First EV around Australia. Support vehicle, mobile generator. Later (2013), first EV to visit all states.|
|2||29 Sept 2016||Richard McNeall||Danny McNeall, Phillip Vassallo, John Wybrow, Kristin Young||Tesla Model S 90D "Tessie"||Blue||Melbourne - Melbourne||Anticlockwise||First without support vehicle or mobile generator. First production EV. First Tesla. 3 phase survey trip. Later (2017), first unsupported EV Adelaide To Darwin via Red Centre.|
|3||22 Nov 2016||Jeff Johnson||Solo||Nissan Leaf "LE(OZ)AF" (Leaf Round Oz)||Blue||Sydney - Sydney||Clockwise||Charity drive in support of Newborn & pædiatric Emergency Transport (NETS) NSW. Mobile generator.|
|4||20 June 2018||Sylvia Wilson||Libby Whitehill, Eliza Baxby, Julia Crombie, Margaret Brown, Zoe Wilson, Kate Bell, Kate Wilson (+8yo grandson Angus)||Tesla Model S 75 "Bluey"||Blue||Gladstone - Gladstone||Clockwise||First all-female. First to travel the Round Australia Electric Highway.|
|5||31 Aug 2018||
Steve (of the Nullarbor) Burrell
|Keita Burrell, Aleria Burrell (3yo)||Tesla Model S P85D "KARR"||Titanium||Perth - Perth||Clockwise||
First family. First EV to visit all states and mainland territories. Earlier (2015), first unsupported EV to cross the Nullarbor.
|6||2018||Harald Murphy||Solo||Tesla Model X 90D||Perth - Perth||Clockwise||First SUV.|
|2018||Wiebe Wakker||Solo||Darwin - Sydney||
|Darwin Perth Port Augusta Tennant Creek Cairns Newcastle Adelaide Melbourne Sydney|
|8||2019||Richard Smith||Tesla Model X 100D||White||Darwin - Darwin||Anticlockwise|
|9||2019||Linda Rohrs||Solo||Tesla Model S 100D||Gold Coast - Gold Coast||Clockwise|