VW's new folding bik.e is given the boot
Like to laugh at people carrying folding bikes on the train, do you? Mock them for not having a proper bicycle, like a Raleigh Grifter? Good, us too. But if they had one of these, we'd let them off.
It's the bik.e, and it was unveiled last week by Volkswagon at a motor show in China. It folds up and is stored in the boot, is charged by the car, has a 12.5 mile range and a top speed of 12.5 mph. It's conceptual for the time being, but analysts seem to think it's likely that VW will take it forward: