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July 19, 2023

Roam Pioneers African Electric Mobility at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Roam Steals the Spotlight at Goodwood Festival of Speed with Cutting-Edge Electric Motorcycle

The Goodwood Festival of Speed, known as the ultimate summer garden party for motorsport enthusiasts, is gearing up to showcase the world's most glamorous cars and bikes. In an unprecedented move, Roam, a Kenya-based technology company revolutionizing sustainable transport in Africa, has received an exclusive invitation from the Duke of Richmond, Charles Gordon-Lennox, to participate in this prestigious event.

Roam is seizing this extraordinary opportunity to unveil its cutting-edge electric motorcycle, the Roam Air, at the festival. This showcase will shine a global spotlight on Africa's burgeoning electric motorcycle industry and highlight Roam's pioneering efforts as the first company to produce and deliver electric motorcycles and buses locally. With over 200 employees, Roam has emerged as the leading provider of electric vehicles in Africa and was recently recognized as a finalist in Prince William's Earth Shot Prize.

Spanning four action-packed days, the Goodwood Festival of Speed is renowned for celebrating speed, innovation, and automotive excellence. As the sole African electric mobility company present at the event, Roam's participation marks a significant milestone, underscoring the remarkable growth and ingenuity of the African automotive industry.

In collaboration with FutureLab, Roam will showcase its groundbreaking solutions at Electric Avenue, a dedicated section of the festival that aims to make electric vehicles accessible to all. Festival-goers will have the unique opportunity to explore and discover the benefits of embracing electric mobility. The Goodwood Festival embodies the spirit of innovation, performance, and sustainability, aligning perfectly with Roam's mission to lead the charge in green transportation solutions.

By exhibiting at this iconic event, Roam seeks to ignite conversations around future mobility, engineering excellence, and the immense potential of electric transportation. Through its presence at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Roam drives forward the vision of a greener, more sustainable Africa while captivating the world with its groundbreaking electric vehicles.

Neil Hodgson Coyle
Neil Hodgson-Coyle
Editorial chief at TechNews180
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