When you start paddling the bicycle, the batteries of this innovative model starts charging. The batteries have a power input point to charge them from an electric switch. While it takes 3 hours to get charged completely. This economical bicycle costs 14 paise per kilometre, with full battery it can run up to 70 KM.
With an investment of 10,000, the model has managed to achieve some very important features of luxury cars like BMW-RANGE ROVER. This model is developed by engineering students of Bhopal has won the first prize at ‘Sirjan’- Science and Technology competition organised by Science and Technology Parishad, Madhya Pradesh.
Shockwave technology, used by Audi, BMW and other luxury cars, has been an important safety feature of the bicycle. This technology helps reduce the impact of the shock to the driver during accidents. The materials used in making the bicycle will greatly absorb the impact of the shock, protecting the rider on the bicycle.
Rear view camera that is used in Range Rover has been installed in the bicycle- which would help smooth driving of the bicycle.
Although the students are not in a position to talk about the commercial production of such bikes in future, but the innovative bicycle they have achieved by spending just10,000 has made this model a successful and affordable technology-based product.
H/T: Daily Bhaskar