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Kingston Holdings announces the launch of Zero Carbon emission motor bikes manufactured by its JV Partner GP Batteries

United Arab Emirates: Monday, March 05 - 2012 @ 10:35

Bikes are manufactured by Vectrix, the US subsidiary of Gold Peak Industries.

GP Batteries acquired Vectrix in 2009. This asset purchase enabled the Group to acquire assets, technology and intellectual property rights which will strengthen the Group’s presence in the market for electric vehicles. GP Batteries will continue to capitalize on opportunities in larger batteries for electric transportation and other applications, and is in the process of formulating plans to capitalize on this.

GP Batteries has long been the supplier of battery packs to Vectrix. Through this outright acquisition of Vectrix, they are better positioned to capitalize on vehicle sales.

Gold Peak Industries is an Asian multinational which owns high quality investments via GP Industries, its major Industrial vehicle, and one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world. Gold Peak established in 1964 was listed in Hongkong stock exchange in 1984.

The return on investment is calculated as low as 12 months, compared to other western and Japanese brands.

Gold peak is an Asian Multinational, listed in Hong Kong and Singapore stock exchange. GP Batteries is one among the top ten battery manufacturers in the world and also the No1 manufacturer in Asia. GP batteries has been listed on the main board of Singapore exchange securities trading LTD since 1991.The group in primarily engaged in manufacture and marketing of Batteries and battery related products.

Since its establishment under gold peak group in Hong Kong GP Batteries has rapidly expanded to become one of world’s major suppliers of primary and rechargeable batteries, and commands over 60% market share worldwide in 9V batteries.

GP batteries production facilities are located in different parts of the world Singapore, Hongkong, China, Taiwan, Malaysia. The group currently employs over 8400 people across the globe, with a turn over of $8bn.

The bikes provide clean efficient and reliable urban transportation, with low noise for sound pollution. These bikes widely used by the police forces in US, UK, Hongkong, Malaysia, were demonstrated to the senior officials at the Masdar City Abu Dhabi, the Sharjah Police Head quarters and the leading courier company TNT.

Powered by Lithium ION Batteries, manufactured by GP carries a warranty of 10 years. The Bikes eliminates vibration and noise pollution completely. It is also fitted with regenerative breaking system and bidirectional throttle.

Limited moving parts in the vehicle eliminate maintenance totally. The bikes come with Aerodynamic shaping and fresh modern distinctive looks was a winner of RO Brady award has got a capacity of 650 cc in terms of torque and acceleration. The bikes can ride 115 kms at 100 kms speed with a single charge and the charging time is 2-3hours.

Today, as the demand for energy efficient vehicles is growing, GP is leading a revolution in personal transportation and providing customers with a growing range of electric vehicle options from the highway/freeway-capable two-wheeled VX-1 Li/Li+ and revolutionary three-wheeled VX-3 Li+ to the around-town VX-2. In addition to the Consumer market, the VX-1 Li and Li+ are being deployed in the Fleet market, specifically Law Enforcement, Security, Military , and Postal applications. Now public safety officers and couriers can move faster, more quietly, and for way less money per shift than conventional I.C. engine vehicles.

At the foundation of the vehicles are the key core technologies—the patented Regenerative Throttle which extends the range and also offers slow-speed reverse for ease of movement, the patented rugged integrated rear-wheel mounted single stage planetary gear drive, a lightweight aircraft-aluminium frame, front and rear Brembo disc brakes, Marzocchi telescopic fork, and Sachs twin shocks. But what makes the new generation vehicles so remarkable is the Lithium battery technology (LiFePO4) which extends the range and offers higher performance.

GP also presents its new models on offer:

The Super Bike: Performance meets passion in the Super Bike. Through a collaborative relationship with the renowned RoBrady Design team, the Super Bike showcases the scalability and cross-platform functionality of the core technologies, with performance specs that rival I.C. gas-powered sport bikes. Key features include a top speed of 112 mph (180 km/h), has ¼-mile (0.40 km) time of 12.0 seconds, a range of up to 124 miles (200 km), and a recharge time of up to 4 hours.

The Tall Wheel: Filling out the product line-up, the electric 125cc-equivalent Tall Wheel will open up even more real-world possibilities for consumers to move about their world daily. It will also enable fleet customers to more efficiently patrol, deliver, pick-up, and move about. With a top speed of 55 mph (88 km/h ), the Tall Wheel is perfect for urban errands and suburban play. Key features include a top speed of 55 mph (88 km/h), a 0-40 mph (0-64 km/h) time of 8.0 seconds, a range of up to 55 miles (88 km) and a recharge time of up to 3.5 hours.

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