NIU NQi Cargo (formerly N-Cargo)
The NQi Cargo is an electric cargo scooter created by electric scooter brand NIU from China. The company was founded in 2014 by the former CTO of Baidu (the Chinese Google) and a former employee of Microsoft. The company is listed on NASDAQ and provides exceptionally high-quality and durable products.
The scooter has a reinforced tailbox bracket that enables to install many types of cargo and delivery boxes.
The NQi Cargo has a 2,400 watt Bosch electric motor with 65 Nm torque. The motor is very powerfull and enables to carry heavy cargo.
The scooter provides space for two 29 Ah Lithium batteries made by Panasonic for an effective driving range of 55.9 miles. The batteries are of the same type as the batteries in the Tesla Model S. NIU provides 2 years warranty on the batteries.
A single battery weighs 10 kg and can be easily swapped. By using multiple batteries the scooter can operate 24/7.
Fleet optimization software
The NQi Cargo provides internet and GPS connectivity allowing for fleet optimization. Everything from battery monitoring to GPS to ride history, the NIU app keeps the driver and operator informed about the whereabouts and health of their (fleet of) NQi Cargo scooter(s). The app provides in an advanced anti-theft system. With GPS it is possible to track the position of the scooter in real time.
De NQi Cargo has front and rear disc brakes. The scooter has a Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) or regenerative braking in which energy from braking is returned to the battery.
Low maintenance costs
The NIU app pro-actively monitors the health of the scooter and provides diagnostics to prevent costly maintenance. An electric motor does not require maintenance and when using regenerative braking, even the brakes are saved.
In addition to exhaust fumes, particulate matter from brakes is also a major polluter of air. The NIU NQi Cargo can provide less toxic air pollution than other electric scooters by braking with the electric motor.
The NQi Cargo can be ordered in any color and with a custom business print.