Described as the equivalent of a bicycle-sharing system for wheelchairs, WheeM-i is a “wheel-on,” semi-autonomous electric vehicle that makes traveling around cities easier for people with lightweight manual wheelchairs.
Ali Hassan Sulaiman, CEO of Sandan, said, "In response to the increasing demand by investors for Sandan city units the company has added new units to meet the needs of investors, especially in the areas related to cars including workshops to repair vehicles, and exhibitions."
The Shanghai-based company had a tough time in the past few months with disappointing financial and sales performances. It has recorded losses in three consecutive quarters since its initial public offering last year.
The company already announced one major change in its business model at the end of last year, saying it would downplay its "2B" dealer-focused, auction-based business by removing certain services like inspections.
"The tuk-tuk was chosen as a test vehicle because the three-wheeler is more energy-efficient than a car, requires fewer parts, is cheaper and is more suitable for the country’s hot weather," said Amares Chumsai Na Ayudhya, Founder of Bangkok-based Airovr.