NIU Announces BQi Ebike Europe Market Launch & Diesel Brand Collaboration

Milan, Italy, November 8 2022 – NIU Technologies (NASDAQ: NIU) announced today that it will be rolling out the launch of further micromobility solutions in Europe from the end of 2022 onwards, including the BQi C3 Pro ebike with cargo accessories (from March 2022), KQi1 Sport and KQi Youth kickscooters (from Dec. 2022). The world’s leading smart electric urban mobility company also announced an exciting collaboration with Diesel, innovative international lifestyle company, at EICMA 2022.

The BQi C3 Pro ebike, with peddle-assist and 25km/h top speed, delivers an outstanding range of up to 100km with its unique dual battery system. Featuring 2 x lightweight swappable batteries with a 48V 19.2Ah capacity, the ebike delivers twice the range compared to competitor brands. What’s more with it’s thoughtful battery placement, the BQi C3 Pro features clean, simple lines and a deep step through frame that is safe and stable for a range of riders.

The BQi C3 Pro comes equipped with a state of the art Gates Carbon Drive that delivers a cleaner, quieter and reliable solution for riders with minimal maintenance. Front and rear disc brakes ensure riders can stop quickly and safely, while using the integrated Halo light and taillight to see and stay visible, even in the dark of night.

With an integrated rear rack, the BQi C3 Pro is designed to carry more than just rider with new optional accessories – a front basket, with a 10kg payload, and rear basket, with a 30kg payload, can be installed neatly onto the bike. Whether carrying groceries or transporting goods, the accessories provide a range of riders with the flexibility to simply do more. A set of optional mirrors can also be installed on the handlebars ensuring increased visibility of the road behind, optimising road safety and awareness.

The BQi C3 Pro, available in grey, white and black models, is now available to purchase in the US at shop.niu.com and NIU flagship stores. The European version of the BQi C3 Pro will be released in March 2023 and can be purchased online or at NIU flagship stores for 2999EUR MSRP. Extending their KQi kick scooter series, NIU will also be launching the KQi1 Sport, priced at 399EUR MSRP in Germany and Spain this December in retail and online stores, and available across Europe throughout 2023. The lightweight and easy to handle entry-level model delivers a 25km/h top speed and 25km range.

Furthermore, NIU’s electric line-up now extends to children with the new KQi Youth, for 6-12 year olds, and the KQi Youth+, for 8-14 year olds, available at 299EUR MSRP in stores from January next year. The colourful models, with 11+km range, come equipped with a 200W lithium battery, fun swappable grip tape, and changeable ambient lights. Plenty of safety features ensure children will have fun while parents have peace of mind.

“We look forward to expanding our urban mobility product offerings in Europe” says Sieghart Michielsen, Director of International. “The BQi C3 Pro is a versatile solution with impressive city range, delivering urban mobility for riders and businesses alike. Whilst our KQi1 Sport and KQi Youth offerings help meet a wider range of user needs.”

 

NIU BQi-C3 Pro e-bike, KQi1 Sport, and KQi Youth kick scooters

NIU’s newly launched BQi C3 Pro KQi1, KQi Youth and KQi Youth+.

NIU is also announcing their collaboration with Diesel, the innovative international lifestyle company. The two brands have joined forces bringing together their expertise in a bold and unique statement chrome collection: a chrome effect combined with Diesel’s iconic red has inspired this distinctive collection. The partnership will see the release of two exclusive chrome inspired models: a Diesel x NIU edition MQi GT emoped and a Diesel x NIU edition KQi2 electric kick scooter.

“This partnership embodies our commitment to style and design while making a bold contemporary statement”, says Mei-ling Wong, Head of Branding at NIU Technologies. “We are delighted to showcase Diesel’s fashion finesse combined with the design and technology that underpin our smart urban mobility solutions.”

The MQi GT delivers a thrilling riding experience taking riders up to speeds of 100km/h. With powerful torque, the emoped has been designed to offer powerful acceleration with a 5kW hub motor and powered by two removable 72v 26aH batteries.

Riders can select from 3 riding modes, whilst the iconic halo light offers brilliant lighting. With 14” inch wheels, the MQi GT can conquer a variety of road conditions with ease, whilst front & rear dual disc brakes deliver incredible braking.

Through the smart NIU app riders can enjoy the benefits of keyless ignition, anti-theft locking steering, GPS tracking and also customise the smart TFT colour dashboard. The award-winning KQi2 kick scooter offers perfect city performance with a 25km/h top speed and 40km range. The powerful 48V lithium battery delivers fast acceleration and tackles city slopes with ease.

Furthermore, with wide handlebars and large 10” tires, the KQi2 is engineered to ensure optimal balance, effortless steering and maximum fun. The KQi2 has a clean minimalist design with drum brake, whilst through the NIU app riders can lock the scooter, customise top speed, view ride history and more.

The NIU x Diesel edition MQi GT emoped will be available in NIU stores from March 2023 at 5999EUR MSRP in Europe.

The NIU x Diesel edition KQi2 electric kick scooter will be available in NIU and Diesel stores from April 2023 at 699EUR MSRP/ 699USD MSRP in Europe and the US.

EICMA exhibition visitors can find NIU in Hall 11 S26 and in the Motolive test ride area from November 8-13. 

For press enquiries please contact media@niu.com. 

Notice:
All technical and other data remain non-binding until the final and complete homologation and are based on the information published to date. Therefore, all given technical data are currently exclusively non-binding reference values. Ranges are dependent on terrain, weight, geographic and other circumstances affecting the battery. 
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About NIU
As the world’s leader in two-wheeled electric vehicles, NIU is on a mission to redefine urban
mobility and make life better. Available in more than 50 countries, NIU has sold over
3,000,000 electric vehicles world-wide since launching their first e-moped in 2015. Designing
and manufacturing high-performance electric motorcycles, e-mopeds, e-bikes and kick
scooters, as of May 2022, NIU’s loyal users and fans have ridden over 7 billion miles around
the world. For more company information please visit www.niu.com.