The Honda EM1 e is the first electric powered two-wheeler that the Japanese manufacturer has brought to the European market. Honda has now released the specifications and other characteristics of what the company refers to as an electrical moped. Following Honda’s announcement in September 2022 of plans to introduce 10 or a lot more electrical two-wheelers internationally by 2025, the EM1 e is the company’s first production electric motorcycle. According to Honda, the EM1 e is not only an important first step towards attaining Honda’s stated goal of carbon neutrality for all of its motorbike line-ups during the entirety of the 2040s, but it is also a remarkable step in the right direction.

The Honda EM1 e is the first of more than ten electric powered two-wheelers that the company plans to start manufacturing worldwide by the year 2025. throughout addition to India, Honda plans to launch an electric scooter throughout Southeast Asia.

The letter ‘EM’ stands for electrical moped, and the EM1 e is a vehicle designed specifically for younger riders who are looking for a mode of transportation that is easy, entertaining, and completely free of emissions. The EM1 e: is powered by the 50V Honda Cell Power Pack e:, which was developed in-house by Honda. A single charge will provide a useful riding range of 41.3 km, and the highest claimed range of 48 km in Overall Economy mode, under Honda’s interior test conditions, and 30 km in WMTC Class 1 screening circumstances.

The Honda Mobile Electric power Pack e is a swappable battery system and charger, and the EM1 e comes equipped with both of these features. Depending on the country, consumers will have the option to lease, rent, or subscribe to the EM1 e.

The Honda Mobile Electric power Pack e is a removable battery that can be easily disconnected from the EM1 e in order to facilitate the charging process. The battery pack has a weight of about 10 kilogrammes and is easy to carry and change out. The time it takes to fully charge from empty to full is approximately six hours. The output of the in-wheel motor is rated at.58 kW, and it is capable of producing a peak of 1.7 kW. The staggering amount of 90 Nm is listed as the maximum torque rating. The maximum speed of the EM1 e is 45 kilometres per hour, and it can scale a slope of 10 degrees while carrying up to 75 kilogrammes of weight.

According to Honda, the EM1 e will be targeted towards a younger market and designed for speedy runabouts in metropolitan areas over short distances in a minimal amount of time.

Under-seat storage space measuring 3.3 litres, a USB type A charging connector, LED lights located throughout, and a digital instrument dashboard are all included with the EM1 e. Both a top box with a capacity of 35 litres and a rear carrier will be available as optional equipment. The EM1 e has a length of only 1,860 millimetres, a seat top of 740 millimetres, and a healthy floor clearance of 135 millimetres. Its proportions are very compact. The total weight of the body and battery combined is 95 kg.

The Honda EM1 e has been announced for sale in Europe. It has a maximum speed of 45 kilometres per hour and a range that is greater than 40 km on a single charge.

The frame is made of steel and has an underbone construction. It has twin rear shock absorbers matched to 31 mm telescopic forks and twin tube dampers. The front tyres have a size of 90/90-12, and the rear tyres have a size of 100/90-10. While the rear wheel is a composite form made of aluminium and steel, the front wheel is made of cast aluminium. The front wheel is equipped with a 190 mm single-piston calliper disc, and the rear wheel is equipped with a 110 mm drum, both of which are connected by Honda’s Combi-Brake System. These components are responsible for providing braking.

Additionally, Honda intends to begin production of an electric scooter in India. At this point, it is not taken into consideration whether or not it will be the exact same EM1 e: made in India, or whether or not it will be a different model.

Electric bikes (EB), electric mopeds (EM), and electric automobiles (EV) are all part of the lineup of battery-powered two-wheelers that Honda plans to introduce in India. The company plans to sell all of these vehicles there. The peak speed is what differentiates these three classes, with EBs having a maximum speed of 25 kilometres per hour, EMs having a top speed of less than 50 kilometres per hour, and EVs having a top speed of more than 50 kilometres per hour. Atsushi Ogata, a former president, managing director and chief executive officer of Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India, stated that HMSI’s first electric powered two-wheeler will likewise be an electric powered moped, with a top speed of less than 50 kilometres per hour, in a chat that took place the previous calendar year with auto&