The company Squad showed Mobility electric quadricycle cost about 5 € 750, which can generate a power reserve of more than 9 thousand km per year from solar energy.
Squad Mobility, a Dutch startup founded by two former employees Lightyear, has released a new compact, affordable solar electric car. Designed to compete with the Renault Twizy, it will be sold at a price of about 750 Euro 5 and will be available in 2021. He is currently available for order only for European customers.
Squad was developed mainly for urban use and the General Director of the brand Robert Jowers claims that its roof of solar cells can restore up to 9,000 km range per year in a Sunny country. It is about 30 km or one hour driving in the city per day for 300 days a year.
If you need additional reserve Squad can be equipped with a larger battery and be recharged using an ordinary outlet. The basic version will have a maximum speed of 45 km/h – although the company plans to offer faster model with a limit at around 80 km/h.
Squad offers space for two adult passengers, with two extra seats over the rear axle, for children up to 1.25 meters. His style is deliberately minimalist, it includes only the necessary volume of a body, allowing to avoid adverse weather conditions.
Squad is based on a compact all-electric platform, covering an area of only 2 meters. The company noted that it will allow you to Park up to 4 vehicles in a standard Parking space. The Dutch brand has also developed a model for delivery of cargo with additional storage space in the back.
Can he be a replacement for the Renault Twizy?