General Motors has withdrawn from Europe by selling Opel. Now they have a new product with which they want to achieve a significant market result. Its name is ARIV, and it’s an electric bike that will be on the market with two versions. Meld is a compact bicycle version, while Merge is foldable. In GM, they emphasize that future users actively participated in their creation.
ARIV will first attack the strongest markets, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands on the European market. Prices are also known, ranging from 2,750 euros for Meld to 3,350 euros for Merge, but only in Germany. In Belgium and the Netherlands, the price is 50 euros higher.
The electric drive offers four levels of assistance, and can be up to a maximum of 25 km/h. For one battery charge, it takes 3.5 hours and the range is up to 64 km. Serial equipment, except LED lights and powerful brakes, includes the ARIV ebike application, Quad Lock for mobile phone reception as well as integrated USB connectors.
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