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The Volkswagen Milano Taxi is Designed to Make Pollution-Free Cities

By: manzil - Published:   Updated: Jun 16 2011 • References: vw and gizmag
The Volkswagen Milano Taxi is an electric cab designed to make major cities pollution-free. The lithium-ion battery-powered cab can produce 45 kw hours, giving the Milano Taxi a top speed of 74 miles per hour and range of 186 miles.

The two-passenger Volkswagen Milano Taxi gives passengers access to an LCD screen on the back of the driver's seat that displays the route, fare and other vehicle information.

Implications - As environmental harm grows with the advancement of technology, consumers look for ways to protect the Earth. Products that offer a way of staying green-friendly while completing everyday tasks are appealing to modern-day customers who want to prevent harm to the planet while on-the-go. Developing more eco-conscious items could help a company generate a wider audience of buyers.