Vestel Senior Manager (CEO) Turan Erdogan, stating that they started the production of bicycle batteries with Vestel design and equipment, which they unveiled last year, said:
‘’We have broken new ground in the sector by making our bicycle batteries available to bicycle manufacturers and e-bicycle system manufacturers.’’
According to the statement made by Vestel, the company started the production of the first domestic electric bicycle battery. The batteries, whose hardware, software, mechanical designs and production and testing infrastructure are completely produced by Vestel engineers, provide advantages with their reliability, long-lasting use and online service.
Electric bicycles continue to be the choice of consumers, with the traffic problem in metropolises and the increase in healthy life awareness. Serious market size in Europe reached at the electric bike, interest is increasing with each passing day in Turkey. However, the high cost, short life of the batteries and security risks pose an obstacle for users.
Designed and manufactured by Vestel and presented for the first time at IFA held last year, local design and production batteries will provide bicycle manufacturers with great advantages in quality, cost, delivery times and after-sales services. Having received its first order from Salcano, Vestel aims to produce batteries for all local bicycle manufacturers and the world.
“There will be Vestel’s signature in the Smart Cities of our country.”
Vestel Senior Manager (CEO) Turan Erdogan said:
‘’We continue to invest in the technologies of the future. As a technology company, we always focus on designing the best and the latest, under the roof of Smart Houses, Smart Cities and Internet of Things concept, We develop technologies that add value to the consumer experience by offering smart products that can be controlled via mobile devices. There will be Vestel’s signature in the Smart Cities of our country. We started the production of our bicycle batteries with Vestel design and equipment, which we presented last year. By offering our bicycle batteries to the use of bicycle manufacturers and e-bike system manufacturers, we broke new ground in the sector.’’
According to the information given, batteries adapted to electric bicycles based on automotive, succeed in obtaining EN50604-1 safety certificates and are appreciated by the customers for their features and design.
High energy density NCA cells are used in these batteries manufactured by Vestel. The system, which enables online service with battery-mobile phone connection over Bluetooth, also enables the user to follow the battery status with the application.
The batteries designed by Vestel engineers successfully pass the shock, impact and crush tests required by EN50604-1 approval with their waterproof design at IP66 level, and they surpass other products.
source: AA / translated by Melisa Karayusufoglu