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Like Dylan at Newport, the scraggly old VW bus is going electric.
Volkswagen is expected to introduce a conceptual, iPad-enabled Microbus EV at the International Motor Show in Geneva tomorrow. The vehicle goes by the name Bulli — which is what Germans have always called it — and it’s got all the modern amenities the original gas-guzzler never had (and sorely needed) and then some. The electric motor throws up 85 kW of power and travels as far as 186.4 miles before needing a recharge. A removable iPad in the center console handles your hands-free phone and GPS navigation.
The successor to Stefan Jacoby, former president and CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, has finally been announced: Jonathan Browning will take over next month. His goals are ambitious, to say the least.
We recently looked at a Volkswagen Beetle rigged to run on human waste. But for sustainability-happy VW fans who have a hard time stomaching the idea of a poop-powered vehicle, we present a second, more sterile option.