Smart vehicles get even smaller with all-electric smart escooter concept

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Smart vehicles get even with all-electric smart concept

Daimler’s smart has managed to reduce the size of its micro-sized vehicles even by subtracting a couple of wheels and a concept scooter. The chassis of the smart escooter is modeled on the safety cell of the smart with its steel and aluminum clad in fully interchangeable body panels. The scooter has a top of 45 km/h (28 mph) with provided by a 48-volt lithium-ion pack with a capacity of 80 Ah gives the vehicle a range of up to 100 km (62

Electric motor

The electric is driven by a 4 kW disc-shaped wheel hub in the rear wheel, which power directly to the rear via a brushless direct current hub that smart says is and maintenance-free. Because full is available right from the the escooter should be quick off the and able to easily outpace cars when taking off a set of traffic lights.


It can be charged at any standard power socket within to five hours via the charging at the front of the scooter hidden underneath a hinged smart while the charger itself is in the scooter. Additionally, solar on the front of the escooter help the battery whenever the sun is shining. The lithium-ion batteries are placed the paneling in the foot area and a low center of gravity and mass to improve agility and stability.

Storage space aplenty

the frame of the escooter doesn’t house technical components, as the engine, battery or power there is plenty of additional space. Underneath the seat is a lockable stowage space enough room for both the and the pillion rider’s helmets.

A seat provides room for with the footrests for the pillion automatically moving into when the second set is folded If, instead of an extra rider, prefer extra storage the pillion seat can also be with a luggage rack.

Safety features

Safety include an anti-lock braking (ABS) specially adapted for a and an airbag integrated in the paneling the handlebars. Blind Spot draws the rider’s attention to following close behind in the spot” through the flashing of a light in the rear-view mirror. The of the foot protection on the front feature illuminated side that improve visibility the side and also act as indicators.

the brake retards both the and rear wheels simultaneously – the wheel mechanically with a disc brake and the rear When the hydraulic disc at the front is actuated, an anti-lock system kicks in with the hub motor becoming a generator to resistance and convert braking into electrical energy is stored in the scooter’s battery.

Smartphone integration

The escooter puts the rider’s smartphone and center with a specially mount in the center of the handlebars. a smartphone is placed in the mount it is linked with the scooter and as the vehicle’s control and communication The smartphone will act as a starter and with the escooter being inoperable if the smartphone isn’t in the mount – which begs the as to what happens if you lose phone.

The smart drive kit app allows the to use online services when stops on the road and, the journey, it serves as the scooter’s It also displays the range and charge level and acts as a system. Additionally, the “GPS smartphone app will help track down their if they forget where parked.

The handlebar heating can be controlled remotely using the presumably so you can warm them up on days before reaching the

The smart escooter will be its world premiere at the 2010 Motor Show, so we’ll be to have our man on the ground there by to check it out.

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