Over the weekend of August 9th, Elon Musk & Tesla Model S 100D tweeted about setting a world record per his tweet here: https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/893920554821931008. According to Elon Musk’s tweet, a Model S/100D that was hypermiling traveled 1,083KM (673 miles) on a single charge, making it a record.
However, environmentalist Eric Lundgren actually surpassed this by traveling 748 miles (1,203KM) on a single charge on real road conditions in California (not hypermiling) in a car he built in less than 40 days for $13,800 dubbed ‘The Phoenix.’ This electric vehicle now breaks the World Record as the car with the lowest carbon footprint and farthest range at highway speeds, all while built with 90% recycled materials by weight. The purpose of ‘The Phoenix’ is to demonstrate “Hybrid Recycling,” and help show the world what is possible from electronic vehicles.
About Eric Lundgrenis
Electronic waste recycling pioneer and electric vehicle world record holder Eric Lundgrenis known for innovating and leading a national movement for individuals and businesses to utilize a process he calls Hybrid Recycling. With a client roster of Fortune 500 companies including Nintendo, Motorola, Panasonic, Dell, Best Buy and more, Eric promotes that re-use is the purest form of recycling, and to put this into action he created America’s leading hybrid recycling plant called ITAP.
Electronic Waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the United States, yet our country lacks a real solution to efficiently process this waste system. Most e-Waste is landfilled at a financial costs and to the detriment of the environment, and other e-Waste is exported to third-world countries where in-humane processing methods lead to wide-spread injury and death. After witnessing firsthand how are e-waste is polluting the earth in his global travels, Eric created a real solution for the e-Waste epidemic. Through efficiency and innovation, his company identifies all generic parts and components of value and preserve is discarded e-waste, rather than just destroy them. They then extract and re-integrate into new applications. Eric calls this “Hybrid Recycling,” and it decreases the demand for raw material production, conserving our natural resources and reducing our carbon footprint.
With Eric’s new world record, he has emerged as the industry leader in efficient Hybrid Recycling. This remarkable story with green technology innovations offer practical and effective solutions to minimize e-Waste through hybrid recycling. Currently, Eric Lundgren is on track to build and run the world’s first 1,000 MILE car. This future run is scheduled for next month and will be at the AutoClubSpeedway in Fontana, CA.