© Carver

Three wheels, a battery with a range of approximately 100 kilometers and two seats inside under a roof: the Carver, built in Leeuwarden. It is not a car, nor is it a scooter, nevertheless it brings the average commuter comfortably to their destination and back again on a daily basis. The first three cars were handed over to their new owners on Friday. According to the designers, the key special feature is the patented tilt technology, which automatically monitors your balance and stability on bends, slopes and bumps.

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