9 of the patents filed have the title ‘DC’, probably a reference to the BMW Imaginative and prescient DC roadster idea unveiled final yr.
9 of the patents have the title DC, probably a reference to the BMW Imaginative and prescient DC idea
BMW Motorrad has just lately filed for 11 patents in Germany, and all of those patent filings are associated to electrical bikes. The fascinating bit is that no less than 9 of those patents additionally include the phrase, or tags, associated to DC. This suggests that BMW Motorrad could also be engaged on a manufacturing model of the Imaginative and prescient DC Roadster idea which was showcased final yr. Contemplating the truth that there are 9 separate trademark filings, there might be the opportunity of totally different types or variants, primarily based on the identical primary platform.
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In reality, the 9 totally different purposes may level to 9 variants of the DC, akin to avenue, journey, touring, roadster, and so forth. and likewise with totally different battery sizes and powertrains, providing totally different vary and efficiency. The opposite risk is that the DC title would possibly turn out to be the BMW tag of all of the German model’s electrical bikes, and BMW is now making certain that future fashions won’t face any trademark issues.
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The opposite two paperwork discuss with ‘CE 02’ and ‘CE 04’, in response to newest studies from Europe. The CE sequence might be logos for the subsequent line of fashions beneath the C Evolution title, and will embrace electrical scooters as nicely, whereas the DC title is prone to be particularly for bikes. It is not secret that BMW has an energetic electrical automobile programme.
Latest patents additionally reveal a coated scooter design, and might be one of many future electrical two-wheelers that might be bunched beneath the CE sequence. There’s been no official phrase from BMW Motorrad about its electrical two-wheeler plans but, however with rising curiosity and evolution of electrical powertrains, it isn’t troublesome to count on BMW to be on the forefront of a complete new electrical product programme.