Segway released a safe children's electric scooter Ninebot E8
The range of the Segway dozens of different devices, from pyrometers and monowheels to the small karts. Recently, the company introduced a new electric scooter made of aviation aluminum. The new product provides a high level of safety because it is designed specifically for children.
Ninebot E8 is intended only for children since the declared maximum load is 50 kilograms. The device is made of aviation aluminum, so it weighs only 8 kg. The foot zone is located at a sufficient height from the floor (10 centimeters), which makes the scooter stable and easy to use. The steering wheel, for the sake of ergonomics, is slightly inclined forward, and the handles are covered with soft materials, providing a reliable grip.
Several versions will go on sale, including a fully electric one with a 130 W motor. the Ninebot E8 is equipped with a battery with protection against overcharging, overheating and short circuit. From a single charge, the scooter can travel up to 10 kilometers with a maximum speed of 14 km/h. There is also a special low-power mode, in which the speed is 3 km/h.
Ninebot E8 has a foldable design that makes it easier to transport. The tires are made of highly elastic rubber that does not contain air to completely eliminate punctures. The wheels are covered with a tread designed to improve grip. In place of the headlights, there are reflective stickers that make the scooter visible at night. The electric scooter is also equipped with three brake systems - an EBS energy recovery brake, a rear wing brake, and a handbrake. There is no exact information about the price yet.