Amsterdam, The Netherlands – August 14, 2017
– Today, Segway, the world’s leading provider of electric personal transportation, continues the expansion of its consumer product lines with the launch of two smart, lightweight Ninebot by Segway KickScooters to be exhibited at IFA 2017 from September 1 – 6 in Berlin, Germany.
“Each KickScooter leverages a smartphone app and delivers other convenient features that meet the riding preferences of today’s savvy consumers in distinct target markets,” said Dennis Hardholt, President, Segway Europe B.V. “We’re confident response to our KickScooters will be excellent.”
“We’re excited to serve another rapidly growing consumer market segment with our KickScooters and to introduce these new products at IFA in Europe, one of the world’s largest consumer electronics shows,” said Richard van Santen, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Segway Europe B.V. “We invite consumers, retailers and media to visit our booth and experience our wide array of versatile, electric, personal mobility solutions.
The ES1 scooter has a maximum speed of 20 km/h, with a range of approximately 25 km*. It also features an LED digital display, anti-lock brake system and cruise control.
The ES2 model can reach a maximum speed of approximately 25 km/h, with a maximum range of up to 25 km*. It’s rear shock absorption ensures a comfortable ride and its customizable ambient and rear lights are not only fun, but allow riders to be seen in low light.
Lightweight, Foldable and Upgradable
Both KickScooters are lightweight and feature a one touch folding system. They can be easily carried on public transportation or stored in a car, which allows a rider to commute practically or just ride for fun. Riders also have the option to upgrade either e-scooter with an optional second battery. This allows for travel of up to 45 km*, and enables ES2 riders to reach speeds of up to 30 km/h, travel further and take on slightly steeper inclines. Ninebot by Segway KickScooters will be available in Q4 2017. Specific pricing will be announced at that time. Learn more at www.segway.com
A Segway press conference will be held on Thursday, 31st
August at 10.00 am in the Segway Booth - Hall 7.2a for accredited press. Media interested in scheduling a product demonstration on our test track may contact Segway