Bird won’t stop deploying new mobility vehicles and services. Bird has just unveiled the Bird Cruiser, an electric vehicle that is essentially a blend between a bicycle and a moped. The Bird Cruiser can seat up to two people and, depending on the market, the Cruiser will either be pedal-assist or just have a peg. This marks Bird’s first move outside of the kick scooter space.
Bird Cruiser is designed to be part of the startup’s shared vehicles fleet and its Bird Platform program where it enables entrepreneurs to run their own businesses using Bird’s assets.
Launching this summer in a few markets, Bird Cruiser is equipped with hydraulic disc brakes, a 52-volt battery, which many e-bikes have, and is designed to handle hills.
Since this vehicle falls into the classification of an e-bike or motorized scooter, the Bird Cruiser is regulated at the state level. This type of vehicle … Read the rest