whatauto*, a Swiss website dedicated to promoting electric vehicles, has announced a partnership with Uniti, a Swedish company dedicated to creating an environmentally friendly city car.
whatauto is building a thriving community of electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts in developing countries, including India, Indonesia, and the Philippines, where the use of such vehicles could become a crucial component in tackling air pollution in densely populated cities.
Unlike other high-end EVs, Uniti is focused on creating hi-tech but affordable electric cars fit for mass adoption in these markets and around the world. Both whatauto and Uniti envision a future where EVs are a viable and popular option for normal families and individuals on average incomes.
Through their partnership, whatauto supports Uniti by creating a community of EV enthusiasts and generating demand for test drives of their vehicles.
Luke Szkudlarek of whatauto said: “We believe that the way people use cars is fundamentally changing, especially in urban environments. The nature of both personal and public transport is being revolutionised by the advancement of EVs; the rise of shared-mobility services; and the development of self-driving cars. We’re proud to partner with Uniti, an organisation that shares our vision and values. The aim of our partnership is to raise awareness of electric vehicles and modern mobility solutions.”
whatauto is a resource for electric vehicle (EV) enthusiasts, where they can research different vehicles, book test drives, and leave reviews. whatauto encourages people worldwide to take EVs for a test drive. The site’s creators believe that a high proportion of those who give EVs a try will become converts. In fact, they are so sure of this, they are offering incentives to people around the world to try them out through their mobility token. Simply by taking a test drive, participants will be rewarded with tokens valued at up to $2,500.
Lewis Horne from Uniti said: “Our first electric city cars are likely to be on the road in early 2019. They’re intuitively designed for safety, sustainability and scalability. In terms of environmental impact, they will use around 75% less energy than combustion vehicles. Because of the positive environmental impact, many governments offer their citizens financial incentives to switch to EVs. Charging is simple and fast, and driving the cars will be effortless, as they are designed to be as easy to use as your smartphone.”
Uniti exists to design, produce and bring to the mass market, ultra-modern, high-performance, premium electric cars. Uniti vehicles are lightweight, and designed with a particular focus on holistic sustainability. The vehicle launched on December 7, 2017, in its production facility in Landskrona, Sweden, and first deliveries are scheduled for 2019. Fully refundable pre-orders can be placed with €149 on Uniti’s website.
whatauto provides a simplified interface to match new EV car customers with innovative suppliers. The company’s aim is to build a strong and open community of supporters and enthusiasts. Through test drives and user reviews of their experiences, the founders and staff aim to kickstart the community and build awareness for adoption and demand for better mobility solutions.
whatauto is encouraging people to take test drives by offering bounties through its mobility token, a blockchain-based incentive. Users who take a test drive are rewarded with mobility tokens, a review is valued at around $2,500. The mobility token is unprecedented. The company is offering 40,000,000 MOB tokens to contributors, at the token sale value of $10,000,000. The bounty program is planned for a period of two years, with quarterly batches. The aim of the bounty is to accelerate the growth of the community, educate the public, and raise awareness. Learn more about the MOB token here.
*This press release was sponsored by whatauto.