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Horse 2.0: Electric LyteHorse can conquer city, farm, forest and desert

01 March 2022

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings allow a new, ‘go-anywhere’ electric stand-up vehicle to operate in even the most difficult environmental conditions.

An electric version of man’s most dependable and versatile friend, the horse, is now a reality.

Canadian company LyteHorse Labs has designed a novel all-terrain electric vehicle, suitable for many applications and environmental conditions. igus bearings have helped to make the vehicle maintenance-free and corrosion-free, even in the most inhospitable environments.

Brad Bonk has always had a knack for designing unique motorcycles and hot rods. With his creative talent, he eventually designed a stand-up electric vehicle for transiting golf courses. But he and his brother, Allen, soon realised there was a lot more potential in their electric vehicle. “After taking it to the golf course, Brad and I connected the vehicle to my SUV to see if it could pull the car,” Allen recalls. “And yes, that crazy little scooter thing was able to drag a 2.2-ton SUV across the car park.”

Read the full article in the March issue of DPA

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