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Woodpecker is modular and multifunctional low cost electrical LSV (low speed vehicle) platform for urban micromobility

Woodpecker is modular and multifunctional low cost electrical LSV (low speed vehicle) platform for urban micromobility

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Woodpecker is modular and multifunctional low cost electrical LSV (low speed vehicle) platform for urban micromobility

Woodpecker is modular and multifunctional low cost electrical LSV (low speed vehicle) platform for urban micromobility

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Thank you! There are 2 stages of this project -1.stage- individual builds from drawings and already built prototype examples and parts. 2. stage - small batch production of all wooden components and pre-selected, manufactured components. We are now in stage 1, where all expenses are 50-70% higher then in stage 2. So, now costs of platform itself consist from frame materials and electronic components, motors, batteries, suspension etc. Frame itself is around $500 - 700, together with essential parts and entry level motors, batteries total price should start from $3-5k. Adding sensors, chargers and electronic components might go up to $7-8k. Body modules are separate costs - mostly material +work. The truck cabin and flatbed modules cost around $800 in materials + couple days of work, so total costs might be between $1-2k. More advanced cabin or cargo module, with windshield seat belts and accessories might go up $1-2k more. Custom module builds, like passenger capsule version will be more expensive because it should be designed first. Hope this helps!