The Veemo Velomobile is actually a tricycle enclosed in an aerodynamic shell that protects the driver from bad weather. This solution isn’t as expensive as a new car and it’s designed for sharing. The plan is to establish a system where you could make a reservation on a vehicle via the mobile app. This makes the transportation system even faster and more efficient. In addition, this hybrid doesn’t run on gasoline so it’s as environmentally friendly as a bicycle.
What makes Veemo so great is the fact that it’s an ultra light and comfortable vehicle that doesn’t require you to have a driver’s license to operate it. All you need to do is use the pedals and the handlebar. The target weight of the final version of the vehicle is 120 kg (265 lb.) so it would be a bit too much to think that a person should pedal it to work. That’s where the electric motor comes in handy to assist in pedaling and help achieve a speed of up to 20 mph (32 km/h). The lithium batteries should help you travel the distance of about 100 km (62 miles) per charge.
The benefits of a vehicle like Veemo are so obvious that it’s clear that this is the ultimate vehicle of the future in urban areas. All it needs is some time for people to realize its potentials. At first, it will be available for sharing in certain areas but hopefully, in the future, it will be available for purchase. Let’s have a look at all the advantages of this personal transportation solution:
- Environmentally friendly
- Easy to operate
- Assisted by an electric motor so you don’t work up too much of a sweat
- Aerodynamic shell that protects you from the elements
- Ultra light and comfortable
- Doesn’t require a driver’s license
- Economic and shareable
- No need for a helmet or cold and wet weather clothing
- Automatic transmission including reverse gear
- Hydraulic disc brakes
- Full LED lighting system for great visibility
- Lockable with cargo space
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