Register Members List Member Map Media Calendar Garage Forum Home Mark Forums Read

Go Back > News & Media > Motorcycle News & Media > Racing News
Forgot info?

Welcome to! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!

Register Today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.

FREE MH Decals by MAIL!


Share This Thread: 
Subscribe to this Thread Thread Tools
Old 01-18-2016, 08:10 AM   #1
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
Posts: 140,696

Bosch announces new ABS system and electric hub scooter motor

Motorcycle division will also be run autonomously from the rest of the company

Bosch's eScooter hub motor

ABS10 unit has been designed for bikes up to 250cc

BOSCH has just announced that its motorcycle-focused business, the Two-Wheeler and Powersports Division, is working on new products and will now be run autonomously from the rest of the company.

Formed last year and based in Japan, the Two-Wheeler and Powersports Division is focused on developing and supplying electronic parts to the bike industry. Its 2016 offerings include an electric hub motor for scooters, plus a new generation of ABS designed for smaller capacity bikes.

The latest anti-lock braking system is called ABS10 and is designed specifically for bikes up to 250cc. It will sit alongside Bosch's existing ABS9 system.

Bosch says ABS10 been developed as an affordable safety system for bikes in emerging markets. The new system will be 45 per cent smaller and 30 per cent lighter than the ABS9 unit, and available in two varieties – one channel (front wheel) or two-channel (both wheels). Bosch says it’s worked hard to make the new system a cost effective choice for cheaper bikes that may not otherwise be equipped with ABS.

The firm’s other new product is the e-Scooter hub motor - a hub-wheel motor that can replace the rear wheel of a conventional scooter. It makes 2.4hp but has a boost function to provide a burst of extra power. For now, it will only be offered in China, where electric scooters are a popular way of getting around – there’s thought to be around 120 million of them in use.

The new systems will complement Bosch’s most recent motorcycle technology – Vehicle Hold Control (which will come as standard on the new Ducati Multistrada Enduro) and side view assist, plus the newest incarnation of the firms inertial measurement unit which can be found in the new KTM 690 Duke R.
  • Sign up for Visordown's weekly newsletter, Bugsplat, to get the best motorcycle news, road tests and features plus exclusive competitions and offers direct to your inbox. Register as a Visordown member here and tick the box for Bugsplat in your newsletter settings here.
Related Content

Discuss: Electronic rider aids are good for everyone
Video: Bosch's cornering ABS at work
First Ride: KTM 1190 Adventure with cornering ABS
Is MotoGP about to get even more boring to watch?
Stability control for bikes

NewsBot is offline   Reply With Quote
Similar Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bosch announces new technology NewsBot Racing News 0 01-18-2016 07:33 AM
Bosch’s Newest ABS and Stability Control Systems NewsBot Industry News 0 11-27-2015 02:30 PM
Kawasaki add ABS option to J300SE scooter NewsBot Racing News 0 01-22-2014 10:50 AM
Video: Bosch's cornering ABS at work NewsBot Racing News 0 10-09-2013 11:10 AM
KTM electric scooter! Rael General Discussion (Moto Related) 6 03-22-2013 03:47 PM

Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:52 PM. is not responsible for the content posted by users.
Privacy Policy