The people of Rwanda use motorcycle taxies for commuting and transportation. Ampersand is an electric vehicle company in Rwanda, successfully trail run its first electric motorcycle taxi after 2.5-year research.
Trail Run Results
The electric motorcycle taxi(e-Moto) show an average 65 km range per charge and a top speed over 80 km/h. These motorcycles taxies can reduce 75% greenhouse-gas emissions along with annual savings of $900 USD.
The Story of Motorcycle Taxies in Rwanda
Motorcycle taxi drives cover a distance of 188 km per day in Kigali, a city in Rwanda. Almost 3 million people earn their livelihood as drivers in East Africa.
Price of Ampersand Electric Motorcycle Taxi
The price details of Ampersand electric motorcycle still kept confidential by the company officials, but the electric vehicle launch is expected to be in 2019.