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VW to fleet test Twin Drive Golf plug-in hybrid concept in 2010

by John Neff (RSS feed) on Jun 26th, 2008 at 11:31AM

Click above for high-res gallery of the VW Twin Drive GolfVolkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn has revealed a new concept today called the Golf Twin Drive. The Twin Drive is a plug-in electric hybrid that uses a powerful 82-hp electric motor and a 2.0L turbodiesel producing 122 hp. The electric motor is fed energy from a pack of lithium-ion batteries that can sustain the car's mobility for about 50 kilometers or 31 miles, after which the diesel engine will take over propulsion duties. While we do know the Twin Drive also features start-stop technology and regenerative brakes, we're still a bit... Read More

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