BMW’s programme “Project i,” a new urban-electric mobility initiative for 2013 that already has a car in the works, has added a two-wheeler, an engineer told daily Financial Times Deutschland.
Daimler is even further along, the paper wrote, citing internal sources that said the Stuttgart-based company plans to present its e-scooter under its Smart label in this October.
Last year, BMW presented a prototype for an electric scooter dubbed the “C1,” but never produced it. “Project i” signals a new start, the paper said. Building scooters is new territory for Daimler, though.
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