The Chevy Bolt could quickly have some competitors … from Usain Bolt.
The sprinting star’s startup scooter sharing endeavor Bolt Mobility has unveiled a tiny electrical automobile known as the B-Nano that it plans to begin promoting subsequent 12 months for $9,999.
The Florida-based firm mentioned it has been creating the tandem two-seater in secret for the previous 12 months, and that it options swappable batteries and is slender sufficient to suit by means of “many” doorways.
Technical specs like energy and vary haven’t been revealed, however the car was designed with city drivers who must drive lower than 15 miles at a time in thoughts.
Personal homeowners will have the ability to supply their vehicles by means of the Bolt Mobility platform to be used by its members and generate revenue from their vehicles, much like what Tesla has proposed for its future autonomous autos.
The corporate is at the moment accepting reservations for $999, however has not proven a working prototype or mentioned the place the car shall be constructed.
Within the meantime, Bolt Mobility is launching its scooter sharing program in Paris, much like Chook or Lime, with scooters it claims will final two years earlier than requiring substitute, in comparison with a number of months for its rivals’ merchandise.