Audi Canada

Audi combines e-scooter with skateboard

“With a Audi e-tron Scooter, we interest to business who are on a pierce in cities, sustainably and multi-modally – and for whom character and functionality are important,” says Thorsten Schrader, plan manager for micro-mobility during Audi. Although riders keep one palm on a handlebar, they control a scooter like a skateboard with their feet by changeable their weight. The mobile axles with 4 wheels concede scarcely parsimonious curves. “Of march a e-tron Scooter also moves true ahead. But a feeling of upsurge usually comes when we start figure on pavement – and that is surprisingly easy with a new concept.”

The steering hoop gives stability, binds a battery and a electronics, and carries a arrangement display a battery status. Riders accelerate and stop by means of a turn grip. The operation of 20 kilometers (12.5 miles) is achieved by recuperation when a e-scooter brakes, i.e. it recovers kinetic energy. The hydraulic feet stop provides additional safety.

At a finish of 2020, private business will be means to buy a Audi e-tron Scooter for about 2,000 euros. Its use in fleets for specific user groups, for instance residents of complicated civic quarters, is also a possibility. A serve choice would be to offer a e-scooter as an additional to business who buy Audi e-tron models. The e-scooter could be charged in a automobile case by a dedicated socket. Users can conveniently cover a final yards, for instance from a parking space or charging indicate to their destination, during a speed of adult to 20 kmh (12.5 mph).

The Audi e-tron Scooter is propitious with a legally compulsory LED lights: a headlight, daytime using light, back light and stop light. A Bluetooth interface permits particular adjustments to a float characteristics and provides insurance opposite theft. Furthermore, a designers work on decks possibly in timber or CO and designs in gray and black.