5fifty one electrical motorbike taxis go for a test run, challenge by Electricity Generating Authority

Thailand’s future in transportation appears electrical. Motorbikes that run off a three-kilowatt battery are being tested with hopes that the electric bikes will be used as taxis in the future.
Off a single cost, each bike can go round 100 kilometres. The bikes can reach a pace of eighty kilometres per hour and maintain a hundred and fifty kilograms. Ridiculous motorbike prices eighty four,000, plus forty,000 baht for the battery.
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand examined 51 electronic motorbike taxis, which value a complete of 21 million baht, on Monday at nine locations near its headquarters in Nonthaburi, proper outside Bangkok.
Officials are learning vitality consumption, the behaviours of drivers and passengers, and the influence the rollout of the electronic vehicles could have on the economy and surroundings. The tests will proceed for the subsequent 12 months in collaboration with King Mongkut Institute of Technology North Bangkok, according to the authority’s governor Boonyanit Wongrukmit..

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