General Motors plans to release new electric vehicles and offer $ 10,000 per name for them.November 5, 2018
The largest American automobile corporation General Motors has announced the release of two modifications of electric bicycles – the usual and the one that can be folded. It is reported by TechCrunch.
Both models are expected to enter the market in 2019.
The company does not disclose detailed plans for future e-bikes, but notes that they will be “smart” and “connected” and have a certain connection with the safety functions in the company’s cars.
“We know that people who live in cities, for example, in downtown Toronto, require different possibilities to use different types of transport. We know that congestion in cities is a problem, and electric bicycles are intended to be part of our efforts, ” – said the Director General of Urban Mobility Solutions (the corporation’s division for solving urban mobility problems – ed.)
Recently, the company announced the launch of a campaign to select the brand name of a new type of electric transport. People who want to try their hand can send their proposal for a future name to the eBikeBrandChallenge website. The winner will receive $ 10 thousand, 9 more participants with interesting, according to the company names, will receive $ 1 thousand each.
Variants are accepted until November 26th.