EUGENE, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Arcimoto, Inc.® (NASDAQ: FUV), makers of fun, affordable, and ultra-efficient electric vehicles for everyday drivers and fleets, today announced that Arcimoto San Diego will begin renting FUVs on Friday, May 28. You can book your rental today at Arcimoto.com/rental.
“From the very first drive of an FUV, we knew our electric vehicles were unlike anything else on the road today, and simply must be experienced to be believed,” said Eric Fritz, CMO of Arcimoto. “Our rental facility in San Diego is perfectly situated to introduce the FUV to tourists and locals alike, and we look forward to announcing new rental locations in destination cities around the world. There’s simply no better advertising for our vehicles than that very first ride in an FUV.”
Arcimoto hosted a customer appreciation test drive weekend at Arcimoto San Diego on May 8-9. On Arcimoto’s Q1 Earnings Webinar on May 17, CEO Mark Frohnmayer highlighted a recent trip to Arcimoto San Diego and mentioned the imminent announcement of the facility’s opening.
“We are committed to putting as many butts in seats as humanly possible this summer,” said Mark Frohnmayer, Founder and CEO. “The opening of this facility in San Diego is one step of many planned this year to drive awareness and experience, and to build data around the revenue models that we have outlined in our quarterly reports.”
Arcimoto San Diego is located at 630 Tenth Avenue in the heart of the East Village and blocks away from Petco Park and the historic Gaslamp Quarter. From there, FUV riders can explore San Diego’s beautiful beaches, world-class restaurants, iconic Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo, Coronado island, and Old Town San Diego.
San Diego is the third Arcimoto rental location, with rentals also available at Arcimoto Key West and GoCar Tours in San Francisco.
For more information, visit Arcimoto.com.
About Arcimoto, Inc.
Arcimoto (NASDAQ: FUV) develops and manufactures ultra-efficient and affordable electric vehicles to help the world shift to a sustainable transportation system. Now available to preorder customers in California, Oregon, Washington, and Florida, the Arcimoto FUV® is purpose-built for everyday driving, transforming ordinary trips into pure-electric joyrides. Available for preorder, the Deliverator® and Rapid Responder™ provide last-mile delivery and emergency response functionality, respectively, at a fraction of the cost and environmental impact of traditional gas-powered vehicles. Two additional concept prototypes built on the versatile Arcimoto platform are currently in development: the Cameo™, aimed at the film and influencer industry; and the Roadster, designed to be the ultimate on-road fun machine. Every Arcimoto vehicle is built at the Arcimoto Manufacturing Plant in Eugene, Oregon. For more information, please visit Arcimoto.com.
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