24 Feb DAHON’s First Electric Cargo Bike Unveiled at E-bike Xperience
Bicycle trailblazer broadens its leading tech with Foldable Cargo E-Bike
February 23rd 2023, Utrecht, NL – After a successful 40th year in the global industry, folding bicycle pioneer, DAHON, returns to the fold with a new invention, its first electric assist cargo bike. The latest exciting development to come off DAHON’s production line has been described by its Founder and CEO, Dr. David T. Hon, as a “small step in technology, but a big step for this category”. Built with DAHON patented technology, Foldable Cargo E-Bike’s unique configuration promises effortless travel for riders and their cargo. It is ready to debut on the global stage with at E-Bike Xperience in Utrecht, NL, on February 24th 2023 at booth 2.G.30.
Never one to shy away from expanding its tech to new levels, DAHON has stepped up to the challenge of producing a luxury cargo ride for speedy, sturdy and convenient cost-effective travel. Designed for stress-free mobility, Foldable Cargo E-Bike is a low-center-of-gravity cargo bike that folds quickly and compactly, reducing its size by 35%, and making it an easy fit for tight spaces like elevators. It comes with 5 gears, backed up by 4 levels of electric assist, plus great climbing ability from the 250W mid motor, and boasts a range of 160-200km thanks to the 48V/20Ah Samsung battery.
The RnD team focused on stability and a maximized cargo capacity of 250 KG (551 lbs), holding 50% more than cargo models of the same standard. For more flexibility, child seats can be fitted, and parts can all fit neatly together into the cargo box if disassembled. In terms of specs, these benefits come in the form of 24″ front wheels with a 20″ rear wheel, and unfolded dimensions of L 2032 (80”) x W 937 (36.9”) x H 877mm (34.5”), with a folded footprint of L 1273 (50.1”) x W 937 (36.9”) x H 877mm (34.5”).
The strong power-assisted torque is easily held in check with disc brakes, for great performance that meets European safety standards. As fans come to expect from DAHON bikes, riders can benefit from savings on cost, time and space with its high performance, strength and flexibility.
E-Bike Xperience visitors can take Foldable Cargo E-Bike for an exclusive spin, where the DAHON team will be on hand to chat about it and the brand’s latest line-up of folders, accessories and innovative tech. Models on display and on the test riding circuit in addition to Foldable Cargo E-bike are CURL Ei4, DAHON’s most compact e-bike ever that boasts 11 patented technologies for premium user-friendly travel, as well as speedy Unio E20, sturdy gravel rider GB-2 Electric, powerful K-ONE Mid Motor and stylish step-through Ciao E7. Industry peers can also learn about how DAHON’s business growth strategies can aid their development at the booth.
For over four decades DAHON has been consistently evolving its renowned technology, and more than ever remains true to its unwavering commitment to delivering innovation to its customers, and the bicycle industry. The brand has been bringing fun, cutting-edge electric bikes into the market for years, and more recently introduced aviation-grade materials into its crowd-pleasing designs, firstly with carbon fiber special edition Anniversary 40, and now with Foldable Cargo E-Bike. DAHON breaks the mold in yet another category for more riders to enjoy their famous, user-friendly bicycles with its wealth of experience in broadening its own horizon of capabilities.
The DAHON team looks forward to premiering Foldable Cargo E-Bike in 2023 before unleashing it into the world as an alternative green mobility solution for a wider category of users, in its quest to reduce fossil fuel usage to protect the future of our planet. Foldable Cargo Bike is immediately available for distributor orders. Please email Samantha@dahon.com for inquiries about this model, or for booking face to face meetings at this or future expos.
In 1982, DAHON ignited the folding bicycle revolution with the introduction of the DAHON Convertible, the forefather of most modern-day folding bicycles. Today, DAHON is recognized as a world leader. Spearheaded by the guiding principles of innovation and service, DAHON is committed to creating a quality product, a unique riding experience and green mobility solutions for people leading active, environmentally friendly lifestyles. Headquartered in Illinois, DAHON’s offices, factories, cooperating plants and distributing network reaches around the world. For more information regarding DAHON, please visit dahon.com.