“Do electric cars work in Alaska?”
According to Google, this is a commonly searched question. The Arctic Road Rally aims to prove they do.
Hosted by Launch Alaska, the Alaska Electric Vehicle Association and the Center for Transportation and the Environment through a U.S. Department of Energy grant, the rally is a 1,096-mile trip from Fairbanks to Oliktok Point and back. Temporary charging stations will be spaced along the route.
The route was chosen as a proving grounds for vehicle electrification. Learn more about the rally and how it demonstrates challenges and solutions that can be implemented in Alaska.