Volkswagen has some official pictures of their upcoming plug in electric variant of the Golf. Dubbed Golf blue-e-motion, the zero emission vehicle is powered by lithium-ion batteries and is expected to go on sale in 2013.
Electric power is provided by a lithium-ion battery bank which is rated at 26.5KWh and is claimed to provide a nominal range of 93 miles. The Golf blue-e-motion uses a separate clutch that automatically decouples its electric motor on a trailing throttle to provide a “sailing effect” that minimizes mechanical drag.
Nothing can truly guarantee your safety when it comes to extreme activities like base jumping. In this case we have Vimeo user Subterminallyill whose base jumping experience left him injured, which he lists as "Compression Fracture of the T12 Vertebra, 5 stitches to the eye, 6 stitches to the chin, severely sprained Back, wrist and hand. multiple bruised areas." Read more
The Copenhagen Wheel finally gets an ad. Instead of getting a hybrid-electric bicycle, the new Copenhagen Wheel will replace the rear wheel of your bike and will give you a boost of power with its tiny motor when you are traveling uphill. Read more