Monday, July 19, 2010
Yamaha Will Launch Electric Scooters Yamaha EC-03
Japanese Yamaha Factory displays images of EC-03 electric scooter. Bike with zero emissions levels will be launched in the near future, and principals garputala emphasized that they want to lead the market in electric motorcycle segment in 2020.
EC-03 scooter that went on sale in Tokyo on August 1 and one month later for the Japanese market.
This bike is designed as a sweet commuter. Driven by a 50V power lithium-ion batteries manufactured by Sanyo with Yamaha Integrated Power Unit (YIPU).
YIPU consists of a DC motor, control unit, and the planetary gear transmission and brake drum that is integrated with a 12-inch rear wheels. According to Yamaha, YIPU have the power of PS 1.9 7.1 lb-ft of torque. Capable of driving those who have a weight of 121 pounds with the distance of 45 km in conditions of full battery with a maximum speed of 28 km / hr.
EC-03 Weight 123.4 lb. or 30 percent lighter than a 50 cc scooter gasoline. For charging the battery takes six hours.
In 2011, Yamaha will introduce the EC-2003 into the European market and Taiwan. Its main target anymore, China's market for electric motorcycles is expected to reach 20 million units a year.