Micro marvel: foldable wheels are the new way to scoot

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Micro marvel: foldable wheels are the new way to scoot

Electric scooter meets skateboard with Audi’s latest e-tron, a nifty compact way to get about the city

Staff reporter

Audi has launched a new e-scooter concept that combines the advantages of an electric scooter and a skateboard. The 12kg foldable electric scooter can be carried on a bus or train and used to conveniently cover the last metres of travel, for example, from a parking space to the final destination, at a speed of up to 20km/h.

It’s expected to go on sale in late 2020 and will cost about €2,000 (R34,000).

“With the Audi e-tron Scooter, we appeal to customers who are on the move in cities, sustainably and multimodally – and for whom style and functionality are important,” says Thorsten Schrader, project manager for micromobility at Audi...

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