Boosted Board

image“Boosted Board” is the name of World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle which is being developed by a team at the Stanford University. As per the team, the skateboard could:

· Travel a distance up to 9 kilometres. 

· Reach speeds of 20 mph

· Be used by tourists, commuters and for everyday commuting.

· Be easily manually movable

Its prototype weighs around 5 kgs. It has 2 motors to drive the rear wheels, creating 2000 watts (2.6 horsepower).Regenerative braking used to recharge the battery while moving. Lithium batteries which can be recharged in 2 hours can provide for 9 km of use. The working prototypes cost USD 1,199.

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