GM is now making e-bikes, and it needs your help naming them
General Motors unveiled two new electric vehicles Friday, but not the kind you would expect from the nation’s largest automaker. Two new electric bikes — one foldable, the other compact — are introduced as part of a broader effort by GM to promote its plans for an electric future.
GM isn’t saying much about the bikes themselves, staying silent on key specs like size, weight, range, and price. The company is seeking input from consumers to help name the e-bikes, offering $10,000 for the top submission in a crowdsourcing campaign, and $1,000 each to nine runners-up. Once it settles on a name, GM will say more about how much and where the bikes can be purchased.
GM’s engineers based in Canada led the development of…