Toyota advances in its transformation towards becoming a mobility company and has just introduced the T-Bike, its electric bike, its first step, moreover, in micromobility.
The T-Bike was created by the Japanese automaker in association with energy city, a startup from Mendoza dedicated to the design and manufacture of electric mobility solutions.
“For a brand like Toyota to enter this market is a very important step to promote electric mobility in Argentina,” he stated. Nelson Negretti, co-founder of Enerby.
The two electric wheels are imposed in the city and now there are good offers
according to Bernardo Fernndez Paz, Director of Customer Service at Toyota, “T-Bikes are a new way of getting closer to our customers. And they are a test of how we are thinking about the future of mobility in Argentina”.
Toyota bike features
The T-Bike is an e-mountain bike designed both for commuting in the city and for outdoor exercise. It strikes an ideal balance between stability for speed on the flat and the agility needed for off-road climbs and obstacles, with 5 levels of assistance and an electric autonomy of up to 70 km.
Both the high-strength steel frame and its 36v lithium-ion battery are produced in Argentina. It incorporates a 350W Brushless electric motor, hydraulic disc brake and Shimano transmission, Full LCD screen with consumption and autonomy guide, latest generation suspension with remote lockout and 29″ Tubeless tires.
Available in black or red, the T-Bike are sold through the 90 points of sale of the 42 official dealers of the brand to a priceUntil August 31, of $377,952.
Your battery has a useful life of 1000 cycles (4-5 years)and its intelligent charger with automatic cut-off completes full charge in less than 6 hours. Although its electronic components do not require maintenance, it is recommended to carry out a maintenance service at 1000 km, enabled at any official Toyota dealer.
Micromobility: a strategic segment for Toyota
Electric bicycles are part of Toyota’s transformation into a mobility company, with the aim of expand and make more flexible its offer of products and services to respond to new needs and ways of living. FifthThe DToyota Mobility Vision, is the emblem of this change. Such is so T-Bikes will also be available for rental within the Kinto Share app.
The electric bicycle market is growing rapidly throughout the world. And it is essential to meet one of the company’s main challenges: achieve carbon neutrality.
Electric bicycles are practical zero-emission vehicles that make it possible to complete most of the daily journeys of people in the city. In this way, complement the company’s line-up of electrified vehiclesthat already make a significant contribution to reducing emissions from mobility.
Toyota is the company that sells the most hybrid cars in the country, with just over 84% of the total, according to the Siomaa report that depends on the Association of Automotive Dealers (Acara). The Japanese automaker has six vehicles with hybrid technology in the country: Prius, Corolla and Corolla Cross, Camry, CH-R and RAV4.
Precisely, the sales of Corolla Sedan and Corolla Cross Hybrid in 2021 produced an estimated emission reduction of 3,864 tons of CO2. It is the equivalent of the CO2 absorption of 193,204 mature trees, about 38 hectares of forest