Monday, May 3, 2010

Departure : 2010 Monday the 3rd

The departure of the Venturi Global Challenges Mission 02 "Shanghai to Paris" has been held on May 3, from Monaco Pavilion at the 2010 Shanghai Expo.

Géraldine Gabin and Xavier Chevrin, the two adventurers left Shanghai today with their electric vehicle, a Citroën Berlingo « Powered by Venturi », after a press conference organized in Monaco Pavilion in order to give the official start of this human and technological adventure.

H.S.H. Prince Albert II spoke at this event via video conference.
After having insisted on his commitment toward sustainable mobility, he greeted Venturi and the two adventurers’ initiative. Gildo Pallanca Pastor, CEO of Venturi, explained the objectives of this mission: spread a positive message toward electric vehicles.

The journalits invited for the occasion, but also the visitors of the Shanghai Expo met the crew to and wish them good luck.