Volkswagen’s all-electric race car makes history on Pikes Peak

Volkswagen's all-electric I.D. R Pikes Peak has broken records.Image: volkswagen For the last 100 years, cars have been setting records on top of Colorado’s Pikes Peak. Another record has been broken this year, but this time it comes courtesy of a specially-designed electric race car developed by Volkswagen, the I.D. R Pikes Peak. SEE ALSO: Trapping carbon pollution underground for thousands of years is key to fighting climate change The prototype, helmed by French racing driver Romain Dumas, broke records on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, clocking a time…

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Volkswagens I.D. CROZZ electric concept aims for 2020 production

Electric production vehicles may be relatively rare, but electric concepts abound, and most of them are targeting 2020 for a rough production date, as is the Volkswagen I.D. CROZZ, an all-electric design whose name I hope dies in a horrible fire between now and whenever (if ever) it does end up hitting the street. The name does do one thing adequately well it conveys that this is a crossover, that adulated category of vehicle everyone everywhere is going gaga over lately. We once called these small SUVs or large hatchbacks,…

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