The Geneva Motor Show kicked off with two concepts from Volkswagen, who focused on
Both of them were present at last year’s event and it’s good to know that Volkswagen is not abandoning this particular race.
The Streetmate is the larger and more traditional option, a 2.7 horsepower bicycle with a foldable seat and a 28 mph range.
However, the more eye-catching concept is the Volkswagen Cityskater, which looks like a regular old electric scooter ridden backwards.
To use it, the rider stands on the two footboards and grabs the central rod, leaning left and right to control direction.
With a wheel powered by a 0.5 horsepower electric motor, Volkswagen says the
Like other electric scooters, it folds up for convenience and its 0.2 kWh lithium-ion battery can be charged in regular wall outlets.