Die Welt has just recently reported that one of the world’s largest German automaker Volkswagen is teaming up with China’s number one maker of smart electric two-wheeled vehicles, NIU, to build e-scooters. This is according to a report published by the German newspaper last Monday.

Both companies are working together to produce the new battery-powered kick scooter model,  Streetmate. The e-scooter has a range of 60 kilometers. And, it can reach top speeds of 45 kilometers or 28 miles per hour. The report also did not offer any further details or cited their sources in the article regarding this new joint project.