Electric Skateboard: “Last Mile” Mode Of Transport (+VIDEO)




An electric skateboard prototype, which can provide a push-free ride for up to 6 miles, has been produced by San Francisco-based startup Boosted Boards. The developers claim it to be the world’s lightest electric vehicle with the weight about 12 – 15 lb (5.5 – 6.8 kg). The longboard aims at complementing existing public transportation infrastructure for the final leg of the journey home. The board features the following components: Loaded Vanguard, Bear Grizzly 852s, Otang 80A In Heats and Jehu bearings. Its top speed is limited to 20 mph; the board is to easily climb hills up to a 15 percent grade. The rider is given a handheld remote with throttle and braking controls, as well as a battery gauge. The lithium battery pack charges full in less than two hours. The longboard’s twin brushless motors feature regenerative braking to give the battery a top-up when coming to a stop and, in case you’re tired or just feel like doing some exercises, it can be pushed along like an ordinary longboard.
Via:gizmag.com
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electric vehicle,  futuristic transport system, Boosted Boards, electric skateboard, futuristic public transportation

electric vehicle,  futuristic transport system, Boosted Boards, electric skateboard, futuristic public transportation

electric vehicle,  futuristic transport system, Boosted Boards, electric skateboard, futuristic public transportation

electric vehicle,  futuristic transport system, Boosted Boards, electric skateboard, futuristic public transportation

electric vehicle,  futuristic transport system, Boosted Boards, electric skateboard, futuristic public transportation

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