General Motors presented two versions of electrical bikes that will certainly take place sale in 2019 on Friday.

The bikes, one foldable and one compact, are developed for metropolitan travelling. The electric help will help commuters bike to function without accumulating a sweat or leaving them seeming like they need to shower.

“We combined electrification design know-how, design skills as well as automotive-grade screening with great minds from the bike market to create our eBikes,” Hannah Parish, Commuter bikes director of General Motors Urban Movement Solutions said in a news release.

The e-bikes become part of GM’s objectives to minimize and eventually eliminate carbon emissions.

The Detroit-based automaker has actually been making and offering automobiles for more than 100 years, however the majority of GM’s automobiles operate on gas. In the last few years, the business has stepped up its drive to generate electric vehicles as well as go after government assistance that will assist them in those initiatives. The company stated it is preparing to offer a National No Emissions Automobile program to the UNITED STATE federal government that would certainly put 7 million long-range electrical automobiles on the road and remove 375 million lots of CARBON DIOXIDE discharges by 2030.

GM is rolling out its zero-emission programs as consumers welcome alternatives to car possession, such as ride-sharing as well as car-sharing. GM reported a $3.9 billion buck loss in 2017.

The company proclaims the e-bikes as being “innovative, incorporated as well as connected,” though didn’t launch even more information, such as rates.

However the business is attempting to drive interest in the items by asking the public for help in calling the electric bikes. An on-line suggestion box is open, with a $10,000 reward for the naming competition winner in addition to $1,000 each for nine runners up.