The party is ON! Join us at TNW Conference 2021 in Amsterdam for face-to-face business!

The heart of tech

This article was published on January 2, 2014

    This guy built an electric scooter that can drive over snow

    This guy built an electric scooter that can drive over snow
    Emil Protalinski
    Story by

    Emil Protalinski

    Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

    Dane Kouttron decided one day to build a large electric scooter. Yet this engineer didn’t want to build just any large electric scooter. He wanted to be able to use it on any terrain, even snow:

    The vehicle is powered by a 7kW three-phase motor and a large battery with two separate modules. If you want to see how he did it, or attempt to build your own, hit the link below.

    Electric Scooter [MK-1]

    Image Credit: Dane Kouttron