Is electric scooter the main travel tool for urban transportation in the future?
Scooter is synonymous with youth and fashion. It is light and flexible. It takes you to all corners of the city and feels the freedom to come and go. More and more people have used scooters as their primary tool. Automobile manufacturers and scooter design companies are constantly looking for new ways to travel, focusing on electric light-duty transportation tools, creating concepts at an ever faster rate, and producing mature new products.
Audi develops new e-tron electric scooter
This scooter is not a scooter in the traditional sense, but a combination between a skateboard and a scooter. The rider stands sideways like a skateboard, with one hand controlling the handle. According to reports, this scooter can be charged in the trunk of the car through a dedicated socket, and Audi will bundle it with the Audi e-tronSUV. It is expected to go on sale at the end of 2020, and the estimated price is about 15,000 yuan.
Mercedes Benz Scooter
At the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show, it announced the launch of a two-wheeled scooter. It is expected to be launched in early 2020. The industrial design company will initially sell it in the German market.
BMW E-Scooter electric scooter
This scooter with a speed of 19km/h, a cruising range of 12km, and a weight of only 9kg can be folded and locked three times. It is lightweight and convenient. The pre-sale price is about US$896.
The world's well-known automakers are entering the field of two-wheeled electric scooters, Volkswagen and GM are also involved in this market, Ford directly acquired the scooter company Spin. Although I don't know what the future market for electric scooters will be, it is worthy of affirmation that electric scooters have won the popularity of consumers with their light transportability, and are in line with the general trend of environmental travel and mobility in the future.