Bosch eBike Systems

eBike charging made easy Bosch launches Charger Adapter for Classic+ Line and Travel Charger for flexible charging on the road

  • Charge batteries of the Classic+ Line thanks to Adapter with Charger for the Active Line and Performance Line
  • Mobile charging on 12 V on-board power sockets
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  • July 09, 2014
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Stuttgart/Reutlingen – Riders of eBikes with Bosch drive systems can look forward to more flexibility in charging their pedelec: The new Charger Adapter by Bosch eBike Systems allows you to charge batteries of the Classic+ Line with the current Charger of the Performance Line and Active Line. Another new accessory is the Travel Charger, by which frequent drivers can charge the Bosch eBike battery while on the go with a car, for example. The compact, lightweight charger is equipped with a plug for 12 V on-board power sockets and cigarette lighters.

Charger Adapter for maximum compatibility
Until now it was necessary to always use the associated Charger to charge batteries from the Bosch eBike Classic+ Line. With the new Charger Adapter, Bosch eBike Systems creates full compatibility with the Classic+ Line batteries for the PowerPack Charger of the current product lines Active Line and Performance Line. The precisely machined connector plug fits precisely into the charging port and provides more flexibility to owners of the predecessor system: This means it is no longer necessary to carry two different chargers on extended eBike tours when pedelecs with Bosch systems of both model generations are ridden – saving space and weight. The Charger Adapter, which is ergonomically designed and manufactured from high-quality plastic, can also be used in conjunction with the new Travel Charger.

Charging made easy: Battery charging on the go
Is the battery charge sufficient or is the battery about to go dead? This is a question many eBike riders ask themselves, especially when they are on the road, far away from the nearest electrical outlet. The Travel Charger from Bosch provides energy replenishment while you are traveling: With the 12-volt plug for on-board power outlets and the practical adapter cap for cigarette lighters, the rechargeable PowerPack can now be charged on the go – whether in the car, RV, or camper van. The compact charger is compatible with all PowerPack batteries of the product lines Active Line and Performance Line, as well as with the batteries of the Classic+ Line (with Charger Adapter).
The Travel Charger is equipped with discharge protection for the car battery, keeping it from being fully discharged. The Travel Charger as well as the Charger Adapter will be available from eBike dealers as a separate accessory from the end of 2014.

Travel Charger, technical details
  • Voltage range: 12 V
  • Protection class: IP40
  • Dimensions: 190 mm x 86 mm x 54 mm
  • Plug: 12 V on-board power socket and cigarette lighter
  • Weight: approx. 800 grams

About Bosch eBike Systems
A new generation of bikes is taking town and country by storm and is already a part of eve-ryday life. eBikes are a modern means of transport for modern people: people in a hurry and people who prefer to take it easy, the fit and the comfort lovers, commuters and pleasure cyclists and, of course, young and old. The tailwind of technology-leading eBikes made by what are already more than 50 leading brands in Europe is powered by components that Bosch is developing to perfection. The Bosch portfolio ranges from the highly efficient drive unit (motor and gearbox) and high-quality batteries to a smart on-board and cycle computer that can be used intuitively. Perfect coordination of components holds the key to typical Bosch performance in terms of both comfort and efficiency. Like other Bosch products, the eBike systems benefit from the Bosch Group’s technology and production know-how. From conception and engineering to manufacturing, marketing and after-sales service, Bosch eBike Systems constantly set new standards for the eBike industry. The Bosch Group’s experience in the areas of electric motors, sensor technology, displays and lithium-ion batteries ensures that Bosch eBike systems use technology that is invented for life and that eBike users have their fun.

For more information please visit www.bosch-ebike.de

About Bosch
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide (as of December 31, 2015). The company generated sales of 70.6 billion euros in 2015. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its roughly 440 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. Including sales and service partners, Bosch’s global manufacturing and sales network covers some 150 countries. The basis for the company’s future growth is its innovative strength. Bosch employs 55,800 associates in research and development at 118 locations across the globe. The Bosch Group’s strategic objective is to deliver innovations for a connected life. Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are innovative and spark enthusiasm. In short, Bosch creates technology that is “Invented for life.”

Further information is available online at www.bosch.com and www.bosch-press.com, http://twitter.com/BoschPresse.

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