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.
Drifiting R/C cars isn't something new but it's still something you'll want to check out. After all, this is next-level stuff. Filmed by Kuma Films at the WARU circuit in Japan, check out the video below. Read more
Wireless charging is becoming more mainstream and IKEA is now adding that feature to its furniture. The company announced a new lineup of desks, bedside tables and lamps that will come with Qi wireless charging technology built-in this coming April. Read more