Hyundai Motor Group debuts an all-new, vehicle-mounted prototype electric scooter. When docked on a vehicle, the scooter is automatically charges using electricity generated while driving, ensuring that the user can complete their journey seamlessly. It’s powered by a 10.5 Ah lithium battery, enabling the scooter to hit a top speed of 12.5 mph and provides it with a 12.4-mile range when fully charged. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The scooter weighs just 16.9-pouunds, and thanks to a compact tri-folding design, you’ll easily be able to transport it just about anywhere. A digital display shows battery status as well as speed, while front LED headlights and two rear tail lamps make it perfect for nighttime riding. Future models will boast a regenerative braking system that could increase the scooter’s range by 7%.
“This is the vehicle-mounted personal scooter which could be featured in future Hyundai Motor Group vehicles. We want to make our customers’ lives as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our personal electric scooter makes first- and last-mile commuting a joy, while helping to reduce congestion and emissions in city centers,” said DongJin Hyun, head of Hyundai Motor Group Robotics Team.