General Motors is building an eBike and wants you to name it!

6th November 2018
Anna Flockett

Since committing to an all-electric future, General Motors is developing revolutionary, flexible electrification technologies that will enable our team to dream beyond the traditional vehicle and give our customers the freedom of movement that they seek. Today the General Motors team brought one of those dreams to life when it revealed two innovative, integrated and connected eBikes – one folding and one compact – without a brand.

It wants customers to be involved from the start, so its asking enthusiasts from around the globe to help name the eBike brand using

The challenge participant responsible for the selected eBike brand name will receive $10,000 and nine other participants responsible for runner-up submissions will each receive $1,000.

“As an avid cyclist and urban commuter, I know how great it feels to get where I’m going easily and to show up sweat-free,” said Hannah Parish, director of General Motors Urban Mobility Solutions. “We blended electrification engineering know-how, design talents and automotive-grade testing with great minds from the bike industry to create our eBikes. Now we want to expand our thinking beyond the company walls and hear from people who like to move and have rad ideas.”

Open now until Monday 26th November, consumers can visit to submit their ideas. 

Want in? Here’s what General Motors is looking for: 

  • Simple, smart and bold concepts capable of bringing the eBike brand to life
  • Fun ideas capable of being understood around the world.

The winners will be announced in early 2019. Roll in with creative ideas and get all the details at


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