World’s Largest Electric Motor Maker Gets into E-Bikes
TAIPEI, Taiwan – It has been launched recently in Taiwan; to the Taiwanese bike industry: the new e-bike system which is presented by the world’s largest electric motors maker Nidec.
Nidec is a company very much focused on the automotive industry as well as others industry’s that makes use of electric motors. Including very small ones like the mini-motors used in camera’s.
Nidec complete e-bike system supplier
Already at Eurobike in 2015 Nidec was there presenting its mid-motor. Since then it remained quiet around the company’s e-bike system that next to the mid-motor also includes a battery system and a display. In fact it is not Nidec that markets the e-bike system but its subsidiary Copal. Both companies originate from Japan. Here Nidec-Copal is providing an e-bike system already since 2012.
As for the EU market targeted, customizable mid-motors for city bikes as well as MTB’s are now being presented. They offers 90Nm of torque and 700W peak power. The Nidec-Copal mid-motor can be installed at any angle while the company also claims it to be the world’s smallest e-bike motor.