International Dealer News IDN 144 August/September 2018 - Page 17

news ROOM Dell’Orto is official Data Acquisition partner Legendary Italian performance specialist Dell’Orto has been chosen as the Official Data Acquisition partner for the MotoE championship that gets underway in 2019. The agreement will see the Italian company play a vital role in the Cup, supplying the data acquisition system from inception until the end of 2021 in an initial three-year deal. As the ECU supplier for the Moto3 World Championship, Dell’Orto are the “perfect partner with whom to take on the challenge of MotoE - sharing the same values and commitment to progress that make the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup such an exciting project and challenge”. Dell’Orto will provide a state-of the-art package, including data logger, inertial measurement unit, suspension and brake sensors, along with a tyre monitoring system. Andrea Dell’Orto, Executive Vice President, went on to say that “in the near future, sustainable mobility will be based on different solutions that combine electric propulsion with the combustion engine, and Dell’Orto wants to take part in this challenge. As we invest in new talents in Moto3, we will invest in new technologies in MotoE. We are always ready to embrace new challenges!” “I’m delighted that we can once again deepen our relationship with an existing partner and build for the future together,” added Pau Serracanta, Managing Director of Dorna Sports. Dell’Orto is the selected Data Acquisition Partner for the performances that will be achieved by the series ‘Spec’ bike – the Energica Ego Corsa “To have a company such as Dell’Orto on board with MotoE is an important step, sharing as we do our commitment to progress and new challenges.” At the time of writing the Energica Ego Corsa MotoE machine was due to make its next public track appearance for a demo lap at the Circuit de Barcelona, Catalunya, in the hands of 1999 MotoGP World Champion Alex Crivillé. S03 high-load capacity three-wheeler Silence, a 100 percent Barcelona based electric motorcycle manufacturer, has unveiled its S03 - a 3-wheeled e-scooter which provides “great stability for last mile delivery. These specifications are ideal for carrying out all day long clean and autonomous transfers, making deliveries more efficient”. Its rear trunk and the front hook support up to 120 kg of load (100 behind and 20 in front), with a total capacity of 395 kg of maximum authorised weight. This model has an “exclusive stabilisation system” developed by Silence, that offers greater adaptation in irregular terrain. A combined braking and reverse system facilitates the manoeuvrability. The S03 is said to reach a speed of 100 km/h and consists of two 4 KW engines, in both rear wheels; it can be purchased with a battery capacity of 4 KWh or 6 KWh, achieving an homologated range (EURO IV) of up to 215 km. Incorporating a fleet management service, which allows companies to receive detailed information on the state of the motorcycles, the usability of the vehicle, the battery charge, the savings of CO2 and the geolocation of each scooter. “All this information is received