More than half of the world population is living in cities and this will rise to 70% in 2050 (UN). Mobility is one of the biggest challenges in these urban areas. Especially the commuters face these challenges. The use of automobiles is mostly restricted because of the lack of sufficient space for parking. There is a clear trend towards the use of more than one means of transport to get to your destination. For the commuter this means that he/she will drive to a transfer area from here he/she will have to travel the last mile. For this so called "last mile" there is no ideal solution yet. Our solution is the compact foldable electric scooter Trikelet. This is a three wheeled electric scooter, that can be folded extremely compact . During the ride the person stands on the footboard. His/her bag can be placed in the casing in the front. Folded the Trikelet fits in the luggage compartment of the automobile. It is also very handy for train commuters. Folded the Trikelet is clean at the ou...
More than half of the world population is living in cities and this will rise to 70% in 2050 (UN). Mobility is one of the biggest challenges in these urban areas. Especially the commuters face these challenges. The use of automobiles is mostly restricted because of the lack of sufficient space for parking. There is a clear trend towards the use of more than one means of transport to get to your destination. For the commuter this means that he/she will drive to a transfer area from here he/she will have to travel the last mile. For this so called "last mile" there is no ideal solution yet. Our solution is the compact foldable electric scooter Trikelet. This is a three wheeled electric scooter, that can be folded extremely compact . During the ride the person stands on the footboard. His/her bag can be placed in the casing in the front. Folded the Trikelet fits in the luggage compartment of the automobile. It is also very handy for train commuters. Folded the Trikelet is clean at the outside. The soiled wheels and footboard, fold to the inside of the casing. The Trikelet can be taken inside your apartment or office building. It can be charged at any mains plug. The Trikelet can be dragged along as a luggage trolley and has to be lifted only at stepping in and out of the train. The Trikelet is also very handy, since it will not fall over when you step off. The preliminay specifications of ther Trikelet are:
• Trikelet range: 15 km (9 miles)
• Folded dimensions (L*B*H): 590*350*340 mm
• Maximum speed: 20 km/hour (12 miles/hour).
• Weight: around 15 kg (27 pound).
• The consumer price will be around 1000 to 1500 euro, depending on the produced numbers.
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