Martorell, 06/11/2019. SEAT is strengthening its commitment to urban mobility and breaking into the motorcycle market with the presentation of the SEAT eScooter concept. The company will sell its own 100% electric motorcycle equivalent to a 125 cc model in 2020.The official presentation is taking place next 19th November in Barcelona during the Smart City Expo World Congress.
The new SEAT eScooter concept is included in the company’s urban mobility strategy. One which focuses on offering sustainable solutions for cities. SEAT announced it would spearhead the Volkswagen Group’s micro-mobility strategy. This strategy includes the SEAT Minimó concept car. That’s as well as the SEAT eXS Kickscooter powered by Segway.
Barcelona is the European city with the most motorcycles per capita. It also has a long-standing two-wheeler mobility tradition. So for this reason, SEAT is developing this concept in collaboration with Barcelona-based electric motorcycle maker Silence. Therefore selling to both private customers and for sharing fleets.
Democratizing electric, sustainable mobility
In conclusion, SEAT is becoming a mobility services provider. One that clearly goes beyond the scope of making vehicles. Especially responding to one of the major mobility trends of the future. Therefore the collaborative, shared and sustainable economy.
So in this sense, the company already offers carsharing services through Respiro. In addition it is selling the SEAT eXS KickScooter powered by Segway. All which is available for sharing services through the start-up UFO as well.
Furthermore, SEAT presented the SEAT Minimó concept car. That’s a 100% electric vehicle. It combines the best of a car and a motorcycle. It’s designed to adapt to the mobility platforms shaping the future of driving in cities.
Source: The News Market