Honda to lease EV-neo electric scooter in Japan

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Honda to lease EV-neo scooter in Japan

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last year, Honda out its EV-neo Concept electric at the Tokyo Motor Show. In Honda announced that its electric would be introduced in the home market of Japan the end of the year. Now, with drawing to a close, Honda that it will start the EV-neo to select customers in beginning on December 24th.

The plans to have at least 100 of the scooters on the roads by next and up to 1,000 attacking the streets by the end of

[Source: Honda]


Honda Starts Lease of the EV-neo Electric Scooter

Japan, December 16, 2010 Honda Motor Co. Ltd. that it will start sales of the EV-neo electric on Friday, December 24, 2010.

The is an electric scooter developed for such as transport of heavy or delivery services and which a clean and quiet ride compromising powerfulness. The vehicle as a first-class motor-driven cycle in for engine displacements of 50cc or

Honda plans to deliver 100 monitoring vehicles between 2010 and March 2011 to businesses in the monitoring program*1 for riding data and other information and to start lease of the EV-neo to general businesses and business owners in April The wide range of data from actual business use with the data obtained test operations*2 of 10 prototype conducted since October is expected to be used in future of electric scooters and motorcycles.

On top of the environmental performance offering a and quiet ride worthy of an scooter with zero CO2 while riding, the EV-neo a motor that, even cargo loaded, generates torque even in the low-speed to achieve a powerful starting and performance. An in-house manufactured and a lithium-ion battery that Insight technology have adopted, and an exclusively developed charger enabling full in 30 minutes in a 25C environment allows to be conducted at convenient intervals the working day.

The EV-neo has developed as a complete electric that can be used in a wide of business situations. A body which features a wide and loading space that easy loading, and a flat that makes it easy to get on and off the ensures ease of use in delivery and other business situations. The PRO, which is based on the and will be put on sale simultaneously, a large rear carrier is convenient for delivery of newspapers and items, and a standard-equipment bracket can further enhance load by attaching a basket in front.

By offering products with environmental performance to more Honda is committed to advancing its to reducing CO2 emissions on a global

*1, 2: The monitoring of the EV-neo and test of its prototype vehicles have adopted as technology development for global warming countermeasures for FY by Japan’s Ministry of Environment

• Annual target sales (in Japan): 1,000

• Manufacturer’s suggested prices*3


Base 454,650 yen (433,000 yen before

Base price (with charger): 494,550 yen (471,000 yen tax)

Base price quick charger): 574,350 yen yen before tax)

EV-neo PRO

Base price: yen (438,000 yen before tax)

price (with regular 499,800 yen (476,000 yen before

Base price (with charger): 579,600 yen (552,000 yen tax)

Options (sold

Regular charger: 39,900 yen yen before tax)

Quick 119,700 yen (114, 000 yen before

Audible pedestrian alert 19,950 yen (19,000 yen before

*3: This product is for lease limited to public offices, and individual business owners.

*4: does not include installation and costs.

Main features

A power unit that is and quiet, yet powerful

The newly power unit boasts environmental performance. The combination of a brushless motor and a lithium-ion emits absolutely no CO2 from the vehicle and produces a quiet sound worthy of an electric — a valuable asset for deliveries or circulating around neighborhoods. Generating a powerful in the low-speed range, the power allows the scooter to be started on a 12-degree grade while with 30 kg of cargo.

Honda EV-neo

• A sturdy battery suitable for business use

The achievement of 34 km range per charge (measured at a speed of 30 km/h on a level enables use for such business as door-to-door deliveries or circulating a residential area. The EV-neo the new SCiB™ lithium-ion battery Toshiba Corporation which is for repeated charging and discharging and for charging, and also delivers performance at extremely low temperatures. In the EV-neo’s newly developed cooling system uses a equipped cooling fan that the scooter ready for use in all four

• Choose among two chargers according to work

The quick charger, designed for the EV-neo and using a 200-volt source, provides full from empty in about 30 under 25C conditions, making it to recharge the vehicle quickly spare moments in the working The portable regular charger can be under the seat and provides charging from empty in 3.5 hours at 25C.

• A intended for delivery services and business uses

Cargo 30 kg (the maximum statutory capacity for 50cc-or-under first-class cycles in Japan), composed of 5 kg in the 5 kg in the luggage space under the and 20 kg on the rear deck, can be loaded the body. A low-center-of-gravity design places the major weight of the under the floor, combined the 12-inch tires, provide riding stability with cargo.

Securing a 50-degree handlebar angle to the right and the left, the is easy to maneuver in alleys its sharp turning capability. The scooter uses Honda’s Combined Brake System to ensure stable braking even with a full of cargo. The center stand and side stand come in rubber to reduce the noise by kicking up the stand, thus to ensure quietness even deliveries require frequent stops.

*5: When the front or similar accessory is attached

Advanced equipment for greater

— Digital meter excellent visibility displays remaining battery power, and an indicator for charging.

— energy-saving system ensures power is shut off when the is away from the vehicle for a time with the main on.

— Charging connector, developed exclusively for the EV-neo, extra attention to durability and the of plugging in and pulling out the charger.

Other features

— color available in Los White.

Optional audible pedestrian system*6 to warn pedestrians of an vehicle when riding at 28 or lower.

*6: In accordance with the concerning quietness of hybrids and vehicles, issued by the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of a warning must be sounded to pedestrians and others nearby of an vehicle. However, this not relieve the rider of the obligation to pay attention to the traffic situation.

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