Velometro gearing up to take Vancouver by storm

Can't decide whether to drive or cycle? You may be able to get the best of both worlds with this funky new electric-assist bicycle. 

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The Veemo is a new, three-wheeled enclosed bicycle with an electric-assist motor that has made waves at the annual BC Tech Summit in January 2016. Photo courtesy of VeloMetro.

A Vancouver cleantech startup has developed a quirky new single-person electric-assist pedal vehicle that could, by next year, be quietly zooming along the city’s streets and bike lanes—and eventually, those of other cities like it around the world.

 

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