Yamaha Prepares 20 E01 Electric Scooters for Indonesian People to Try


PT Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM) has prepared 20 units of the Yamaha E01 electric scooter for testing by the general public. The plan is to start testing in the second half of 2022.

Last April 2022, Yamaha Indonesia introduced the E01 concept electric scooter at the 2022 Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS).

“Hopefully the second semester (Yamaha E01) can be tried together (Indonesian people),” said Public Relations Manager, YRA & Community, PT Yamaha Indonesia Motor Manufacturing (YIMM), Antonius Widiantoro, in Jakarta (27/5/ 2022).

For information, the testing of the Yamaha E01 electric scooter is a global series of similar tests conducted in a number of countries. The test program called Yamaha’s Proof of Concept (PoC) was also carried out in Japan, Europe, Taiwan, Thailand, to Malaysia.

“We want to test the ability of this product to the climate, the weather in Indonesia, continue to drive Indonesian people, then also the battery life. Because the battery is also related to the weather conditions of a region. That’s why YMC is also doing tests in Europe, Japan, so he I want to know what the capabilities of this product are, what are their strengths, and what are their effects. In addition, inputs from consumers, “continued Anton.

According to Anton, YIMM provides 20 units of Yamaha E01 for various groups to try. “This motorbike will be tested nationally, (regarding the criteria for prospective users) we are still discussing it internally, because we saw the enthusiasm at the IIMS (2022), then many questions came to the call center, many people wanted to try it. What are the criteria, which must be in accordance with our requirements. In principle, all (people) can try, there are only terms and conditions, “continued Anton.

Later, the market test of the Yamaha E01 electric motorcycle will last for one year to obtain comprehensive data regarding the driving behavior of Indonesian consumers towards the E01.