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tammywammy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-26-10 12:06 PM
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3. According to this article good for 93 miles
Edited on Wed May-26-10 12:07 PM by tammywammy
"The drivetrain uses a single-speed transmission developed by VW. According to Automotive News Europe, a clutch decouples the electric motor on a trailing throttle to provide what VW calls a sailing effect with little mechanical drag. The entire drivetrain is mounted under the hood. The 26.5 kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery is mounted in what would be the transmission tunnel of the conventional car. VW says its good for 93 miles."

Read More http://www.wired.com/autopia/2010/05/volkswagen-golf-bl...


After I pay off the current vehicle, this electric car would provide for the majority of my driving.

edited to add: This combined with Toyota joining up with Testla is great news for the electric car.
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