The use of electric scooters as a new form of mobility in continually on the rise in several markets. Now self-driving scooters could make commutes and transportation even more convenient than ever before.
Riding is about to get a bit more interesting for scooter lovers.
With so much attention on fully automated cars, it’s easy to overlook other impressive feats of engineering like – well, an automated scooter.
Yes, those exist now.
Nio, a Chinese electric car company, teamed up with UK-Based design agency, Layer, to create a smart scooter. And they’re calling it “Pal.” What makes Pal so special, you ask?
Well, the vehicle can learn where you want to go and take you there on its own.
According to the company’s website, the “near future prototype” relies on “AI and machine learning to provide a flexible and convenient last mile travel” to its passengers.
In a statement, Layer Founder Benjamin Hubert said;
“At Layer, we believe that the future is autonomous and sustainable, and it is important to create products that offer more convenience without inconveniencing the planet.”
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