One of the problems with electric motorcycles is finding somewhere to charge the battery, but a Chinese company believes the answer is in removable batteries you can carry inside to a power point for charging.
Removable batteries could be a way forward for electric motorcycles and scooters with several Japanese and Chinese companies now using or considering them.
Niu don’t specific charging time, but they say the two packs would provide range of about 130km in combined city/highway riding.
The RQi scooter, unveiled at the recent Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show, is powered by a 30kW mid-drive motor with a top speed of 160km/h.
Other features are TFT dash, traction control, belt drive, 5G connectivity for GPS and anti-theft tracking, and an adaptive headlight that lights up the inside of corners as used by companies such as BMW and KTM.