EQUIP AUTO 2017 will be one of the stages of the World MobilityChallenge prologue. Organised within the framework of the 120th anniversary of the Paris Motor Show, the World Mobility Challenge is an expedition dedicated to vehicles powered by alternative energy, with a vocation to promote innovation in the automotive industry with a focus on sustainable development. Vehicles taking part in the race will cover more than 8,000 km between Beijing and Paris on renewable energy fuels.
It will bring together 13 teams of three cars each (one taking part in the race, one supplying spare parts, and one taking photos of the race). This expedition will start 120 days before the Paris Motor Show. It will start in Beijing and end in Paris on the opening day of the Paris Motor Show.
EQUIP AUTO will host the prologue stage which will start in Laval and reach Porte de Versailles on 17 October, in time for the opening of EQUIP AUTO 2017.