WHILL, Scootaround merge

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Friday, August 23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – WHILL, the makers of the Model Ci and Model A personal electric vehicles, and Scootaround, a provider of rental mobility solutions, have merged.

The new mobility-as-a-service model that will by implemented by WHILL and Scootaround will combine WHILL’s personal EVs with Scootaround’s worldwide rental, repair and mobility management services.

“Our partnership with Scootaround is a huge step toward evolving the worldwide mobility transportation industry,” said Satoshi Sugie, founder and CEO of WHILL. “We are taking WHILL’s technology and combining it with the best mobility and rental service from Scootaround to create a world that will help people with mobility issues increase their independence.”

WHILL’s Model Ci personal EV will soon be available through Scootaround’s partnerships with leading airlines, cruise lines, convention centers and more.

The Model Ci is currently priced at $4,999 and comes with a one-year warranty on the omni-wheels and battery.

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