The winner will receive a $10,000 reward and nine runners-up will receive $1,000 each.
It’s interesting to see traditional car manufacturers considering the impact that electrified mobility can have. Recently there appears to be a positive move to embrace and develop this new technology.
The GM e-bike looks to fold compactlyGeneral Motors
Incidentally, Elon Musk recently hinted in an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher at a possible future direction for Tesla in bicycles: “I think we might do an electric bike”.
However, we currently only have limited details other than the claim that GM has “blended [its] electrification engineering know-how, design talents and automotive grade testing” to create “innovative, integrated and connected eBikes.”
We’ll have to wait to see what that actually means, but there is no doubt that the huge resources of the automotive industry could potentially lead to some interesting developments.
We haven’t seen this motor before… is it a proprietary system?General Motors
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