Volkswagen Nils concept: When you ride alone, you ride more efficiently?

The Volkswagen Nils concept isn't the first time Volkswagen's threatened to change the automotive paradigm. It isn't even the second time. But it is the first time they've also threatened to turn conventional wisdom on fuel efficiency since World War II on its head. » 9/13/11 11:45am 9/13/11 11:45am

Volkswagen NILS: A slow electric F1 car for commuters

It only seats one person, has a 30-hp motor, takes 11 seconds to get from 0-to-60 mph and has a range of 40 miles. Stop the presses. Ok, you've heard this one before, but VW's intent on making this concept car a transformative event, so here goes. » 9/02/11 2:00pm 9/02/11 2:00pm