Mercedes Partners with Electric Scooter Company
Early next year Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit and Micro Scooter Ltd. will begin offering an electric scooter to be co-branded by both companies.
The partners haven’t revealed technical details about the product. But they say the co-developed scooter will be marketed by Micro and Daimler’s EQ electric vehicle unit.
Micro also is developing a scooter with BMW AG. Due to launch this month, BMW’s €800 ($900) two-wheeler will have an 8-mile driving range and a top speed of 12 mph.
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