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Fast Company article suggests a prototype exists and may be out in 2011

Brompton toying with electric folder?

An interview with Brompton managing director William Butler-Adams over on Fast Company suggests that an electric Brompton is in the prototype stages and could launch in 2011.

Conversion kits have been around for a while now, most notably the Nano Kit supplied by the Electric Wheel Company, though are a very niche product. Though details are thin on the ground, this is the first time the London manufacturer has hinted the integration of a motor into its folding bike.

The interview with Fast Company can be read here.

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