CNN: AFRICAN ELECTRIC MOTORBIKE COMPANY, AMPERSAND GOES FOR GROWTH
While taxi motorcycles play vital role in transportation in Africa, Ampersand manufactures clean energy electric motorbikes and offer them to drivers. Headquartered in Rwanda, Ampersand builds motorbikes and batteries as well as battery swap stations distributed across in the City of Kigali. Josh Whale, the CEO of Ampersand, explains the impact of electric motorcycles such as offering savings that can double a driver’s income in addition to reducing carbon emissions by more than 75%. Ampersand aims to put about 3000 motorbikes in service by the end of 2022.