At the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011 automakers are demonstrate not only their new cars, but also other industries. For example, a bicycle, as did the company Ford. And, of course, a bicycle is not simple, and electrical - Ford E-Bike.
Just two years ago, we heard about first world’s electric bike E-Bike Grace. And now the number of sold per year electric bikes in the world is close to thirty millions! Huge market, which is impossible to ignore major automakers. That’s decided to declare itself on this market and the U.S. carmaker Ford, which presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show this year, electric bicycle Ford E-Bike.
Ford E-Bike – this is probably the most modern and technically advanced bike in the world! The electric motor in it is powered by batteries fully charged of which will pass on this extraordinary vehicle, up to 85 kilometers on a flat road. But, if you will be connecting with and legs, moving them pedal travel range is significantly increased. Maximum speed Ford E-Bike – 25 kilometers per hour.
Full charge battery from the electrical outlet for Ford E-Bike will take 3-4 hours, battery charge by 80 percent – just 2 hours. So on this electric bike can travel up to 200 kilometers per day. Can boast of a regular bike?
Among the technical innovations seen in electric bikes Ford E-Bike, you can call the system control the bike with a mobile phone (used in the demonstration phone Samsung Galaxy S II). It can be done for the state of the bike, as well as switch between travel savings, comfort and sport.
In addition, Ford E-Bike is equipped with an innovative system that uses the phenomenon of magnetostriction, which will convert magnetic energy into kinetic energy. Previously, this system was used exclusively for Formula 1. It is not known when the electric bicycles Ford E-Bike will be available and how much they will cost.