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.
The luxury industry has invaded the tech world, too. Buying a new tech gadget is expensive enough, but consider getting that iPhone or the tablet computer plated in gold or encrusted with diamonds. Yes, really. If you are rich enough, there’s nothing you can’t buy. So, read ahead for a list of tempting luxury tech gadgets, even if you will probably never buy them: Read more