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Honda Leasing EV-neo Scooter

Honda will 100 EV-neo electric scooters to its market starting December 24, The Japanese giant will leasing the little electric to select businesses as part of a project. Used as urban vehicles, the 100 Honda EV-neo are being monitored for Japan’s of Environment “as technology projects for global warming

Honda will begin 100 EV-neo electric scooters to Japanese businesses on December 24, A more extensive public is planned for April 2011.

first announced plans for the lease program back in 2010 (Honda Plans for EV-neo Electric Scooter ). latest wave of 100 lease is expected to roll out through 2011, but Big Red has already been 10 prototypes since October The general business public be able to purchase the EV-neo by 2011 and Honda targets annual sales for the new model.

Pricing is 454,650 yen (approximately for the base model and 459,900 yen for the EV-neo PRO, the latter featuring a rear carrier and basket bracket to enhance its capabilities. A standard battery adds 20,000 yen ($240) to the price, while a quick-charger cost considerably more at yen ($1425).

The quick-charging system is one of the interesting developments on the EV-neo. claims 30-minute full via a 200-volt power source, a portable standard charger, underseat, takes 3.5 hours to charge from a 100V Both systems juice up a battery developed by Toshiba. The (Super-Charge Ion Battery) is a lithium-titanate which Toshiba developed for electric vehicles.

The batteries boast quick-charging as well as low operating temperatures. The of the battery is further controlled by a fan in the EV-neo.

The Honda EV-neo PRO a rear rack and front bracket that enhance its capabilities (top). Electric as beer delivery system an effective method to get riders to the electric-powered future (bottom).

The 72-volt batteries power a AC motor. Peak power is at 8.1 lb-ft (2000 rpm) and compares the EV-neo performance to of an under-50cc conventional scooter. Honda promises the EV can tackle obstacles such as a 12-degree grade while loaded with its maximum cargo of 30 kg (66 pounds).

Honda EV-neo

The promised 34 km range, 21 miles, is based on a steady 30 (18.6 mph) pace on a road. In our limited experience electric rides, enthusiastic claims are easily hampered by rider inputs as well as the size of the rider, not to mention conditions and speed limits.

An intriguing optional feature on the is a pedestrian alert system. aids a Japanese government for EV and hybrid vehicles that warning must be sounded to pedestrians and others nearby of an vehicle.” The quiet nature of EV are a real cause for concern, for riders and pedestrians. The EV-neo system produces an audible when traveling at less 28 km/h.

Top speed for the new Honda is not listed.

In December of 2008, CEO Takeo Fukui commented the would bring an electric to market in about two years Plans for Electric Motorcycle ). The lease program fulfills promise, right on schedule. the step through scoot is far a motorcycle in the traditional sense, stipulates that data from these fleets of leases are “expected to be used in development of electric scooters and

News of a major OEM harnessing its toward electric two-wheelers signal an eminent shift in Until now the electric charge has led by smaller startups like Inc. and Zero Motorcycles our 2010 Electric Motorcycle for more information). But Honda with Yamaha) seem the committed of the major OEMs developing a viable mass electric two-wheeler, a sentiment in its press announcement for the EV-neo.

“By offering products outstanding environmental performance to customers, Honda is committed to its contribution to reducing CO2 emissions on a scale.”

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