Hyundai has its electric skateboard

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Hyundai's electric skateboard aims to make the first and last mile of travel easier.

Hyundai Motor Group developed a new prototype of electric skateboard capable of reaching 20 km/h and a autonomy of 20 kilometers, as reported by the company.

The new model, which at the moment is called E Scooter, has rear wheel drive, a high capacity battery and front and rear lights, And a better suspension on the front wheel to provide a smoother ride, even on uneven surfaces.

Hyundai has its electric skateboardHyundai's chief robotics officer, DongJin Hyun, stated that it is a personal skateboard that it would be available with future Hyundai and Kia models.

“We want to make our clients' lives as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our personal electric skateboard makes the first and last mile of travel a pleasure, while helping to reduce congestion and emissions in city centers. ” Hyun added.

Hyundai has its electric skateboardThe skateboard weighs 7,7 kilograms, so it is very easy to transport. Looking ahead to possible future development, Hyundai plans install a regenerative braking system to increase autonomy by 7%.

Efforts to provide clients with last-mile transportation align with trends highlighted in the consultancy's research data McKinsey & Company, which indicates that the market "Last Mile Mobility"In the United States, Europe and China it has a growth forecast of 500.000 million dollars by 2030.


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