2010 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF BLUE E-MOTION CONCEPT
Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion Concept is the five-door and five-seat version of the concept car driven by an electric motor integrated in the front engine compartment with a maximum power of 85 kW / 115 PS and a continuous power output of 50 kW / 69 PS.
It is more fun in zero-emissions driving. The electricity for powering the electric motor is stored in a lithium-ion battery with an energy capacity of 26.5 kilowatt-hours. It has weighs just 205 kg more than a comparable Golf BlueMotion TDI with DSG, despite the fact that electric car batteries are known to be heavy and weigh 1,545 kg in the concept car.
In battery regeneration, the driver has the option of pre-setting the braking energy recovery strategy over four stages (D to D3) via the automatic gearshift lever or gearshift paddles on the steering wheel.
Volkswagen Golf blue-e-motion Concept offers the three profiles “Normal,” “Comfort ” and “Range .”
This car has an instrument that has the functions of each. The driver can see how much energy is being demanded by the “electric pedal” at any given moment on the kW gauge. A range indicator is also integrated in this round instrument. The speedometer, located on the right side as usual, integrates another small gauge that provides information on the battery charge state.
2011 MITSUBISHI i-MIEV
The Mitsubishi i-MiEV all-electric city will have its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show, to be held from Wednesday, November 17 to Sunday November 28. Mitsubishi decided to “fatten-up” the North American version of the i-MiEV, and make it bigger than its Japanese- and European-spec counterparts.
The i-MiEV will be marketed in over 14 countries in Europe, including France, Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden Switzerland also Germany, the price range of 33-35 thousand Euro.
The latest design in the i-MiEV to the European markets are currently on the front and rear bumpers, especially the addition of foglamp on both sides of the bumper.
While interior including cabin are made more comfortable, Mitsubishi is also making changes to the instrument panel center stack in the i-MiEV.
It is equipped security sector, strict European safety standards recognized by Mitsubihsi, therefore in addition to airbags, i-MiEV already embedded technology Active Stability Control (ASC).