BMW C evolution Teardown: EV components for large electric scooters

Large motorcycle EV batteries, motors, inverters, and chargers

2020/06/17

Summary

  A teardown survey of the largest commercially available electric scooter, the BMW C evolution, was conducted by the Next Generation Automotive Center of Shizuoka prefecture’s Hamamatsu Agency for Innovation. This article reports on the structure and components of electric motorcycles, which will likely increase in the future, based on MarkLines’ coverage of the teardown displays and briefing sessions held in February 2020.

浜松商工会議所内での講義形式の説明会 分解車両の実車および取り外した部品を展示 分解車両の実車および取り外した部品を展示
A lecture-style briefing session at the Hamamatsu Chamber of Commerce. Many participants were from local companies. Displays of the teardown vehicle and the removed components. Detailed panel explanations and comprehensive information was provided.

(Photographed by reporter, the same hereinafter)

 

Activities of the Next Generation Automotive Center of Shizuoka prefecture’s Hamamatsu Agency for Innovation

  The largest industry in Shizuoka Prefecture is transportation equipment. In particular, the city of Hamamatsu City has the largest population and the largest value of manufactured goods shipped in the prefecture, and when combined by the neighboring cities of Iwata and Kosai forms an automotive industry area. Against this background, the Next Generation Automotive Center of Shizuoka prefecture’s Hamamatsu Agency for Innovation has carried out activities to guide companies in the prefecture in developing products for the automotive industry of the future. Following the teardown analysis of Nissan Leaf conducted in 2019, this teardown analysis was conducted to introduce the BMW C evolution, which is the most advanced two-wheeler EV, with the aim of better understanding future vehicle electrification technology and to enable participating local companies to submit new product business proposals to OEMs and Tier 1 parts suppliers.

 

Related reports:
Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Exhibition of Motorcycles (Nov. 2019)
BMW Group to accelerate its electrification plan to launch 25 models by 2023 (Oct. 2019)
Tokyo Motorcycle Show 2019: EV motors and lightweight components (Apr. 2019)