The start is at 8.30 am from Madeira Drive Brighton, and the provisional timings thereafter are:-
- Halfway stop (Crawley) 09:30 to 10:30.
- Finish (Pall Mall, London) 11:15 to 12:30
- At 12.30 pm in Regent Street the vehicles will join in a special ceremonial finish and presentation of awards in different categories to those judged to have made the least energy impact during the 60-mile run.
As a measure of the importance of this inaugural event, entries have been received from the majority of the major car manufacturers, including BMW, Citroën, FIAT, Ford, MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Renault, Skoda, Smart, Tata, Toyota, Vauxhall and Volkswagen. In many cases several different models have been entered.
Several world/UK debuts will feature as a number of the participating manufacturers will use the event to showcase, live, their pre-production electric, plug-in hybrid, hydrogen and low-emission internal combustion vehicles.