115 teams start the worlds biggest electric vehicle rally - the WAVE Trophy

The 115 electric vehicle teams assembled in central Zurich, Switzerland for the start of the worlds biggest electric vehicle rally the WAVE Trophy. They were divided into five groups with 20 - 25 teams in each group  There were teams from Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Norway, Holland, France, Liechtenstein, Romania and Morocco. For the last three countries it is the first time the have been represented on the WAVE. 

The Teams will travelling 1,600km through some of the most dramatic scenery in Switzerland competing for various trophies, meeting environmental projects and promoting EV / sustainable transport on the 53 cities and towns they will stop from the 9th to the 17th of June.

Here is some media coverage about this:

Daily Mail online - Biggest English language website in the World
Daily Caller - top conservative news site in the USA