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Volkswagen Unveils Folding Electric Bike
Posted By Evelyn Lee On May 4, 2010 @ 4:47 pm In Green Transportation,Innovation | 4 Comments
In an unexpected twist, Volkswagen  recently unveiled a two-wheeled electric bicycle at this year’s Auto China Show . Dubbed the bik.e (yes, that’s how it’s spelled), the sleek portable cycle is capable of folding down to the size of a spare tire and has range of 12.5 miles and a top speed of 12.5 mph (the fastest speed allowed by electric vehicles for passengers to go without helmets in Germany). Volkswagen has announced plans to actually roll out the bike as a “mobility enhancer” option on their autos, as the bike can be replenished by a vehicle’s DC current.
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