Volkswagen is working on hydrogen and electric cars

April 19, 2015 at 3:15 pm

A new trend in the automotive industry has been the development of the hydrogen car. In addition to Japanese companies Toyota and Honda is played with a group Volkswagen.
Held at the annual conference of the German Volkswagen Group board member and head of research and development Ulrich Hackenberg shared with present information on plans to build cars on hydrogen, as well as expanding electrification program lineup concern.

Volkswagen Golf Wagon HyMotion pics

Volkswagen Golf Wagon HyMotion image

In particular, it is expected that the electric car will soon join the line of sports cars Porsche, and some Audi models and Volkswagen will be adapted for the use of hydrogen fuel cells.

Volkswagen Golf Wagon HyMotion picture

Volkswagen Golf Wagon HyMotion pics

Recall that at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi presented the production model electric coupe R8 e-tron, created on the basis of the second generation coupe R8. Sports car equipped with a traction electric motor 462 horsepower and maximum torque is 920 Nm of significant proportions. Up to one hundred kilometers per hour electric coupe accelerates in just 3.9 seconds, and declared by the manufacturer reserve of 450 kilometers. The car will be produced in limited edition. The cost of the electric vehicle is not reported.

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