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Toyota has introduced a new three-wheeled electric scooter dubbed the C+Walk. Designed with a removable lithium-ion battery, the C+Walk is envisioned for those with limited mobility like erderly people that need to move around larger facilities or travel to-and-from certain areas, such as airport terminals, warehouses and factories.
Toyota’s new vehicle provides high-end technology, including a beeping system that detects obstacles and alerts the rider in order to avoid accidents. In case of imminent collision, the vehicle will automatically slow down. The C+Walk has a travelling range of eight and a half miles (approximately 13,5 km) on full battery single charge.
Moreover, the lithium battery can be fully charged from 0% to 100% in about two hours, which is quite good compared to other electric vehicles on the market. The C+Walk electric scooter can reach a speed of six miles per hour (about 9,6km/h).
It shares a few similarities with the previous Concept-i Walk Toyota that the automaker released back in 2017.
The C+Walk will hit the markets as of November and you’ll be able to find it in all Toyota dealers in Japan for a starting price of $3,100 USD. There is no official announcement regarding the arrival of Toyota’s new design into other countries 一for example, the US一, but we’ll surely hear from the Japanese automobile manufacturer soon.
In addition, Toyota is also hoping the Japanese government will provide them with a certification for the C+Walk to be used on public roads. In similar news, take a look at JetPack Aviation and its world’s first flying motorcycle.
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