Volkswagon Puts Fold-up "Bike" in the Back of Every Car


Designed to go from a 12.5mph electric bike to a totally folded up bicycle to slot into your spare tyre storage in seconds, this Volkswagon bike concept is actually going to hit production soon.

Able to draw charge from the car itself, it brings a whole new approach to electric bikes. It's not for use in breakdowns, but instead where a car might not be so practical but an electric bike is - like:

* In a crowded city
* Where there's little or no parking
* Where there's lots of traffic
* ... but you still need a car to cover the distance

By saving some of the journey in cities, this car should be popular with commuters sick and tired of waiting in traffic every morning and evening when they can cycle faster into town from their car on the outskirts of the city.