From the Netherlands, electric scooter replaces fiberglass with eco NFCs
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Hungary's Moveo electric scooter has already tackled street clutter by allowing owners to fold them up into the size of a suitcase. Now the Be.e is another scooter that is demonstrating the possibility of creating robust vehicle frames out of organic materials. The scooter was designed by Maarten Heijltjes and Simon Akkaya of the Netherlands' Waarmakers – the design company behind the Goedzak, featured on Springwise earlier this year. The Be.e, created for automotive startup Van.Eko, uses natural fiber-reinforced composites (NFCs) made from plants such as Flax and Hemp as the basis of the vehicle's chassis. Since the material comes…
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