Concept Car Profile: Volkswagen eT Commercial Van

Volkswagen eT Concept

Could this Volkswagen eT Concept is the reincarnation of the famous T2 as Das Auto proposed an idea to resurrect the commercial van? It seems like it as the German automaker already developing the electric powertrain with semi automatically drive in the form of VW Transporter or the short name is eT which stands for electric Transporter.

Volkswagen eT Concept  interior

As we quoted from, the Volkswagen eT Concept is pure electrically powered transporter which proposing the idea of systematically transfers the E-mobility to the area of commercial use. Dr. Rudolf Krebs, the Group Manager for Electric Traction at Volkswagen AG stated that the eT Concept van is intended as transport specialist which focuses on the automotive building block for an innovative and future-oriented logistics concept.

Volkswagen eT Concept rear view

Volkswagen doesn’t want the eT Concept to be the zero transporter only, but also provides optimum driving experience just like any ordinary vehicle. What makes the Volkswagen eT Concept is different from other van or transporter is lying on the vehicle’s interior space which offers more wide and more rooms for luggage.

Volkswagen eT Concept side view

On the technical sides, the Volkswagen eT Concept equips with electric wheel hub motors which the electricity has been generated from renewable energy sources. Will the eT stay as a concept transporter or will it be joining the production floor just like the Up hatchback? Das Auto has not give the official confirmation, what they say about the possibility on the production version of the eT Concept transporter is “this vehicle could become available very soon”.

BMW Launches the First Commercial Video of 2012 BMW M5

2012 BMW M5

2012 BMW M5 only shows a little bit of its performance, so the fact that the BMW just released a second commercial video of the four-door saloon which does not bother us in the slightest.

Given what the previous model did for BMW’s image of 2012 BMW M5 saloon, we expect many great things to come from the new model. For this latest commercial video feature, the company has chosen a more GT-like attitude. The 2012 BMW M5 saloon hits the motorway in style, drives up to a personal jet (why would you do something as boring as flying when you have an M?) and arrives in fashionable manner at a party.

We’ll remind you that the new 2012 BMW M5 saloon M5 carries the most powerful series-produced engine ever fitted to a car by M Division – 4.4-liter V8 with TwinPower Turbo (consisting of Twin Scroll Twin Turbo Technology) helping it produce a whopping 560-hp between 6,000 and 7,000 rpm.

The Bavarian carmaker says it has not only increased engine output of the 2012 BMW M5 saloon by about 10% and torque by 30% over the previous V10, but it has also cut fuel consumption by 30% to 9.9 l/100 km (23.8mpg US). The 2012 BMW M5 saloon can reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 4.4 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h (155mph), which can be lifted to 305km/h (190mph) with the aid of the optional M Driver’s package of the 2012 BMW M5 saloon.

2012 BMW M5 saloon is a high-performance vehicle whose exceptional dynamic potential is geared squarely to demands of track use yet which also sets a new benchmark in everyday driving with its supreme touring comfort and innovative equipment features which carried by the 2012 BMW M5 saloon.