Volt develop e-bike with removable battery from their new factory in Milton Keynes
An e-bike with a battery that clips off for easy charging is the latest model to be developed by Volt.
The MK-based manufacturer says the new Pulse model is the most versatile and advanced e-bike on the market.
A spokesman said: "Unlike competitors, VOLT’s latest model allows for the battery to be clipped in and out of the down tube, allowing easy removal, for it to be taken inside any home to be charged."
The model is the new 10th anniversary edition VOLT Pulse, which is described as "bolder, slicker, and more advanced "
Combining renowned design cues with cutting-edge technology, the Pulse has long been VOLT’s most popular hybrid model. Reflecting the British design of the Pulse series, the latest edition has had some serious specification upgrades and is equipped with the best hardware available
The spokesman said: "The latest model is the ultimate hybrid, ensuring riders look and feel great everywhere; from city streets to country trails. All components have been selected to deliver a lightweight yet durable e-bike, packed with high-end features and displaying effortless style. From its Shimano Alivio gears to Tektro hydraulic safety "Power Cut" Brake levers, the VOLT Pulse ensures a reliable, fun and, exceptionally safe ride."
VOLT bikes have enjoyed a surge in popularity during lockdown, with with sales marking a 300% year-on-year increase in demand.
Company co-founder James Metcalfe said: “We have always been about pushing boundaries, as we firmly believe that e-bikes are the future of transport. The latest generation of the VOLT Pulse is a culmination of our decade-long experience, coming together to make an exceptional and versatile riding experience.
“This launch is especially exciting for us, as this is the first new design to roll off the production line at our new manufacturing hub in Milton Keynes, and we anticipate unveiling more exciting news in the coming months.”