CityQ - makes you rethink what a bike can be
The new car-ebike - makes you rethink what a bike can be
JUNE 2020 - A bicycle with full weather protection, no chain or gears, and room for luggage and 2 children. CityQ is the new ebike with car capabilities, making a shift from car to bicycling easier.
The Scandinavian ebike is developed to make bicycling comfortable for everyone, even in winter season and bad weather. It has rotating doors with ability to be semi- or fully enclosed.
“CityQ is the bike with the comfort of a car and benefits of a bicycle. Enjoyable to ride; eco-friendly with the footprint and flexibility of an ebike, but with the capabilities, comfort and technology of a car. That is why we call CityQ a Car-eBike,” says founder Morten Rynning
Congestion and pollution are major issues for most cities. With the Covid 19 pandemic, we need good alternatives to over-crowded public transport. Bicycling is the best alternative, but we need to solve the weather issue.
“75% of cyclists do not cycle in rain and frost. They need comfort and predictability to permanently change habit. That’s why many experts predict there will be a surge for weather protected bicycles. CityQ is a front-runner in the field, and is ready to change bicycling for ever.
After several years in development, CityQ is now ready for pre-ordering. Preorders for an upfront payment of Euro 99 is now available.
“We are excited to present the CityQ bike for the public. We will launch a roadshow for those preordering to test. The cities to test CityQ will depend upon where they get most preorder. A few cities in Germany and Scandinavia is already set. And a few cities in Netherland and UK are being considered.”
The CityQ may look like a car – but is not much larger than a bicycle. The width is only 87cm and the weight appr. 70kg. It is aligned with European regulations for ebikes the same way as 3-4 wheel cargo ebikes. The driver has to pedal, the motors is limited to 250W and max speed is 25kmh. With two batteries it has a range of 70-100km.
CityQ has no chain or gears. Like an electric car – these mechanical parts have been replaced by software. This enable CityQ to program convenient drive modes like reverse, regenerating breaks, assist and automatic gearing.
As part of this software platform CityQ includes an app to open/lock, track and even rent the Car-eBike.
For more info:
Morten Rynning, CEO/founder, M: +47 90020538, firstname.lastname@example.org
CityQ is a Scandinavian start up, developing the Car-eBike since early 2017. Weather protected ebike with 4 wheels and car alike capabilities and technology. Has made 4 units in 2 generation, and will make Pilot vehicles to selected partners towards end of 2020. Opening up for preorders, limited edition and sign up of pilot partners via CityQ.biz.