Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid pedal-assist light electric vehicle


Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid GmbH has completed the first application trials with its Bio-Hybrid pedelec. The four-wheeled electric vehicle is scheduled to go into series production at the end of 2020. This LEV is set to make a name for itself in many disguises.

Schaeffler’s Bio-Hybrid was presented for the first time in Las Vegas at the CES. The German company’s micromobility solution is presumably called “hybrid” because it combines aspects of a bicycle and a car with several purpose-oriented variations in between. During the Bio-Hybrid’s test phase focus was placed on showing which different application scenarios are conceivable with the passenger and cargo versions of the pedelec in both city and on-campus areas.

The light electric vehicle is equipped with a roof and windscreen, is open at the sides, and will be available either with a second passenger seat, a box body with a capacity of 1,500 litres or as a pickup variant with an open cargo area. According to the manufacturer, the modular design of the cargo version also enables special applications, such as coffee bars or refrigerated trucks. Apart from such special applications, the Bio-Hybrid ergo can score particularly well in passenger transport, in factory and campus fleets and courier and parcel services.

According to the Schaeffler subsidiary, the Bio-Hybrid manages with one-third of the parking space of a small car and does not require driving licences and permits in most countries. The electric drive supports users up to a speed of 25 km/h – just like an e-bike, or other micro-mobility solutions. As the company explains, the prototypes now being tested already have all the functions of the upcoming series models, such as an Internet-enabled operating concept including GPS. Unfortunately, detailed data on the vehicle’s electric drive and battery have still not been made public.

The German company Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Schaeffler Group and was founded at the end of 2017 and headquartered in Nuremberg. Within the Schaeffler Group, the subsidiary’s task is to develop the bio-hybrid to series maturity and bring it to market. “It works with the flexibility of a start-up company, but can draw on the entire technical expertise of the Schaeffler Group,” the company writes in their press release. Schaeffler had already presented a predecessor of the bio-hybrid in 2016 as a vision for individual transport in urban areas.


about „Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid pedal-assist light electric vehicle“
Van Fruniken
12.12.2019 um 11:09
Have you considered promoting the Bio-Hybrid as a last-mile enhancement for public transportation, where the latter can be made more efficient by restricting itself to (higher frequency) feeder lines to Bio-Hybrid parking lots. Of course, the problem of redistribution of the Bio-Hybrid car fleet (according to transportation availability needs within the working day) remains, and can be partly solved by providing smaller, widely distributed Bio-Hybrid parking lots within walking range of potential public transportation users. A self-driving redistribution policy could solve the problem entirely.
Cecil M Brown
11.12.2020 um 23:08
Hello, l am interested in your Enclosed Car Bike Pedal Vehicle. I have a question when will this Electric Pedal Car be available in the United States From Denver, Colorado. I would like very much to, Get some information on this item. I saw it the Web site. This better than riding a two wheel bike. I want to test drive one of these down the road. I Don't have a company. See you later on. Have a nice Day. Cecil M Brown
george apolito
14.02.2021 um 21:52
I am interested in your enclosed car bike vehicle. When will it be on sale in USA Buffalo NY? What will it cost? I would like a test drive. I am just a regular guy who would like a cool way to get around town.
Trevor collins
05.11.2020 um 19:31
Wat a fantastic concept I'd absolutely love to own one and I love to make some changes but most importantly wat is the price please
Talan & Laina
25.03.2021 um 20:49
Arnaldo inzunza
02.11.2021 um 02:33
Hola me podria mandar un folletos con los presios, como veo al modelo se le puede agregar dos asientos mas aparte del conductor eso seria interesante. Me serviria como taxieco. Si pudiera mandarme los folletos con la variacion de presios segun pais
Jose Escriba
10.04.2022 um 18:00
How much is the passenger style bike 4 wheel?
ronald avin
08.03.2020 um 02:47
what is the price?
Robert toussaint
24.01.2021 um 16:23
I would like to know the price also .and if available in the Caribbean .
Anil Sondarava
03.09.2020 um 19:10
This is amazing idea of future eco-friendly transportation , I appreciate it. I want to buy . It available in India?
Alan Higgins
24.05.2020 um 18:08
Will this be available in the UK and what will the price be What time scale for the launch?
09.01.2022 um 10:35
Morning. Can I purchase one in Germany ? If yes, where and what is the price ? Do you also deliver ? ( Bonn) Are soft/hard side panels also available ?
Nora Manthey
10.01.2022 um 12:51
Please see this update regarding Bio-Hybrid:
04.09.2020 um 03:31
when will these be for sale in America?
George Apolito
03.02.2021 um 17:49
When will the bike be available in the USA and at what cost?
19.05.2020 um 22:47
Are they available in Canada?
Konstantinos Antonopoulos
04.04.2020 um 20:21
Ich will ein Lasten Pedelec Fahrrad kaufen, was kostet das? Ich wohne in Griechenland, bitte informieren Sie mich über Ihr Angebot!
Luc Henri LOR-SAW
07.04.2020 um 23:03
Please, Could you give me the price about your: Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid pedal-assist light electric vehicle. Best regards
Vincent Nguyen Thanh Vu
12.04.2020 um 01:44
It is really the future. I am looking for the opportunities to promote the products.
Clyde Aylin
08.04.2020 um 21:08
09.04.2020 um 13:22
bonjour comment on trouve votre vélo en france?merci
17.04.2020 um 21:38
07.06.2020 um 08:57
$400 - $500 would be expensive for the developing world and mass adoption.
Catherine Casab
18.04.2020 um 02:38
What is the MSRP? Will there be an option for sides in inclement weather (soft or hard)?
Steven D Waite Sr
01.05.2020 um 20:36
I need a price?
Robert Eveland
18.09.2020 um 22:48
Yes can I purchase one to deliver to my home
24.05.2020 um 23:51
Hey . I live in Georgia, the city of Tbilisi I do not know how to drive a car. I have fear. But your vehicle is super. I am very interested in how much it costs?
07.06.2020 um 08:59
$400 – $500 would be expensive for the developing world and mass adoption.
Richie Lim
19.06.2020 um 20:11
Please let me know if you are interested in getting a distributorship for South-East Asia. I am interested to represent your product in my region from Singapore.
Monte Whitefield
21.06.2020 um 16:44
I would love to market your bike in California! Great idea.Cheers
23.06.2020 um 13:54
What is the price ? Will you sell it in Italy?
Filip Pauwels
16.07.2020 um 15:05
I don’t live in the city so I see it more as a second car to commute, to shop... Lose the pedals, make it closed and more powerfull. Find a solution to switch from passenger to cargo on the same bike! The Renault Twizy killer!
Lance Stoll
17.07.2020 um 15:01
How much is it? Is it available in Thailand?
14.08.2020 um 14:14
I want this product immediately. How can we buy this i in Denmark?
Kalpani tharanga
18.08.2020 um 14:21 kalpani tharanga.from kuweit.i want to buy bio hybrid can you tell me hiw about the prices and what kind of categories You have...Thank you.
24.08.2020 um 07:46
A covered e assist trike gives major advantages over a non covered bicycle. Can't wait to see them.
29.08.2020 um 16:21
Hello echo friend, are your products available in the USA?
Adrian Hill
31.08.2020 um 15:30
What is the price??
02.09.2020 um 00:37
I want one. When will they be available in the U.S.? I think these will sell like hotcakes. Love the pedals and also the hybrid electric assist. Does the pedaling action charge the battery? I'd like it even if it was only a pedal-driven vehicle.
Lisa C Swatman
03.09.2020 um 02:06
I love this pedal assist bike/car!! Thank you! I would love to have one and help sell them! Please keep me on your mailing list.Thank you!!
Diana Ott
12.09.2020 um 06:28
Good Day!Can you send me the price ?Diana Ott
27.09.2020 um 21:11
Hi, What a great idea ! Could you send me a brochure or the price , by email ? Thank you so much.
Jean marie Mcrae
17.02.2021 um 04:13
Please send me a brochure for your bio-hybrid vehicle
Husánik jozef
07.10.2020 um 22:07
Are you not considering the possibility of higher speeds on roads and lower for cycle paths?
09.10.2020 um 01:17
i guess its price gona be bitween 9 to 13000 euro,s
Shane Quigley
24.10.2020 um 23:11
I like these a lot . What is there availability in the UK and what is the price .
26.10.2020 um 12:06
It is available?in india... What is the price of it
02.11.2020 um 12:55
When these vehicles will be available in INDIA
11.11.2020 um 05:44
Been Waiting for a Electric Bike like this, Sure like to see this all over the world, I am sure there will not be enough supply for this demand. Need this Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid Personal Transport System ASAP.. Its been almost a Year, where is it for sale at?
Thinh Nguyen
18.11.2020 um 08:54
What are the prices? Are they available in VietNam?
James Dillimore
31.12.2020 um 17:55
do you have a price list ,
24.02.2021 um 19:24
This transport, would totally be ideal, for me, here in, Phoenix, Az. For special events, all over the state, at least as far away as, Tucson, and Flagstaff, such events like, the, Arizona Renaissance Festival, Native American Dances, at the Phoenix, Heard Museum and, the Phoenix, Comic-con. This, would most certainly, be useful, for these types of distances,..! It would have to be, the Cargo version, for me, so I am able to carry, plenty of stuff, as well, as thrift store shopping. I would love to know how much, it costs, so that I can start to save my pennies, for it, well obviously, more, then, pennies, lol,..! But I do love this, idea. Also, Q: Are you peddling it, all of the time, or is there some assistance, from, (Battery,..),..? From Phoenix, Tucson is about 2 hours, and I see people, doing the regular biking, there, all the time, so this would be invaluable. Well, at least the last time that I went, in 2018.
24.02.2021 um 19:27
p.s.If these hybrids, how are you handling, the recharge, portion, from, the Variety of countries,..? And USA,..? And when will it be available in, USA, or Phoenix, Az. specifically,.. and where,..?
Bernard Charles Heatley
09.03.2021 um 11:01
Jorge Klappenbach
11.04.2021 um 21:45
Bonjour, votre article date du 4.12.2019. Quelles nouvelles à ce jour (11.4.2021)? Avez-vous fixé un prix? Quel montant? Avez-vous un point de vente en Suisse? Avez-vous un descriptif technique? Merci d'avance. JK
01.01.2022 um 17:10
Can I get the website address and prices please, I really need one, thanks
31.01.2022 um 10:51
I want to buy a device from this e-bike, what should I do?
Pratap Raval
04.04.2022 um 08:07
I am waiting in India for this Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid pedal-assist light electric vehicle. News said it will launch in 2021.
James Watts
17.04.2022 um 16:20
Hi im very interested what about prices
John Tsoronis
16.10.2022 um 10:19
Hello I live in Athens Greece. I am a dissabled person. I am interested in THE electric BIO-HYBRID FULLY CHARGED. I would like to know the specifications, the price and if you are shipping it here to Greece.

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