Bosch's innovative fuel-saving technology is not just confined to fancy cars. The concept of electromobility has also been extended to two-wheelers, namely scooters, with an aim to offer it at the affordable end of the market.
The technology is currently being used in countries like China and a few other Asian countries. Bosch's eScooter Drive System comprises a wheel-hub motor and an electronic control unit. Integrated smart solutions are under development at Bosch and are expected to have superior quality and robustness. Key advantages of this system are longer driving distance, better climbing ability and better torque and speed. Amazing amount of new small size scooters hit the road every year around the world. This systeem can be very useful in countries like Thailand as it will help reduce pollution as well as save fuel.
With the recent push being given to electric vehicles in South-East Asia on the way, it won't come as a surprise if this innovative technology finds its way onto a number of two-wheelers on our roads pretty soon. With unconfirmed negotiations between Bosch and Chinese motorcycle and scooter manufacturer Lifan taking place.