VOLKS WAGEN GOES GREEN WITH ELECTRIC MICROBUS CONCEPT
“Green” is the new color of electricity as Volkswagen introduces its newest Eco-friendly addition to the family. A fusion of an electricity powered concept with a retro 60’s microbus design. This electric vehicle can be referred to as a microbus styled Volkswagen (MPV). After a long wait the volks brand has finally given automobile fans and collectors what they want. Volkswagen is known for its most popular design, “the Beetle” which was the trend in the slinging 60’s so on going back to a design such as the microbus which is just as retro as the beetle could be considered as “fanning the flame,” A risk that came with an irresistible innovation and simply gorgeous finishes.
Presently the electric bus has a recharge time of about 80% after 30 minutes this means a very convenient power-up time. There is no reserved compartment for the engine nor a gas tank as it runs on battery which is located at a low compartment just near the tires. The microbus is the first of its kind for the Volkswagen brand and harbors extensive controversies on the possibilities of being inducted into the public roads; this will greatly depend on the amount of technological alternatives it can carry in order to ensure safety and durability. The assumed time frame on the official induction or mass production of the vehicle is estimated to be the year 2021 or 2022. This time would be needed for further testing and application of new technology to further improve on efficiency.
The production version will be charged to produce 369 hp and will likely be powered by a 111 kwh battery. The Volkswagen microbus, on production would also act as an eco-friendly alternative to automobile fuel pollution and help to conserve a cleaner environment