Bankrupt ebike startup VanMoof finds buyer in F1’s McLaren Applied

September 01, 2023

By Linnea Ahlgren

VanMoofers, rejoice — the ebike gods have not abandoned you. Yesterday, McLaren Applied and its escooter department Lavoie announced they had agreed to purchase the bankrupt ebike startup.  The details of the deal have not been made public. However, the F1 engineering and technology company stated that it would invest in stabilising and expanding VanMoof’s existing business. This will be in the realm of “tens of millions” of pounds in the short term, according to McLaren Applied Chairman Nick Fry, quoted by Reuters.  “This is a huge opportunity for us as this [VanMoof] is a company with a brilliant product,”…

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