Volkswagen leads electric mobility with first battery-powered Golf Blue-e-motion

May 4, 2010 / No Comments

Biggest names in the automotive industry are busy unveiling electric cars that promise the opening of a whole new era in the automobile history. Latest in line is Volkswagen that uncovered its first battery powered Golf Blue- e-motion.

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The purely electric powered version is based on the MK VI Golf and features 85KW traction motor and is powered by lithium-ion battery with a capacity of 26.5 kilowatt hours. Golf Blue- e-motion has a maximum torque of 270 Nm. Depending on driving style and conditions are blue with the golf-e-motion ranges of up to 150 kilometers feasible. The company intends to launch an entire fleet of 500 Golf Blue-e-motion for customer trials in Germany next year.

Before that we would also get to see the launch of first mass produced Electric Vehicle called the E-Up in 2013.

Via: Autobloggreen