After Germany, Volkswagen continues to test its Electric Golf, also called Blue-e-motion Golf, in France with 15 cars.
These tests will take place during 8 months, and the car will be lended to big companies like Allianz, JC Decaux or Sanofi. Test drivers will constantly be in contact with Volkswagen's R&D department, collecting data from the cars for analysis.
It features the same powertrain as the original prototype, a 115hp and 270Nm electric motor powered by a 26.5kWh lithium ion battery pack that offers 150km of range while the maximum speed stands at 135kph (0 to 100 kph in 11.80 sec)
Every test driver will also receive an iPhone to run the Blue-e-Motion App that allows to remotly control & monitor battery pack charge, temperature, among other things