Riding Assist-e Honda self balancing bike concept on display at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show is based on Riding Assist Technology which will enhance stability of the bike even when in stationery position.
Use of gyroscopes is absent from this bike which uses technology from the Honda UNI-CUB personal mobility concept. Honda also has an an electric skateboard to get from parking spot to final destination.
The non stop sensor perception allows Riding Assist-e Honda self balancing bike continuously gauges the situation and adjust the steering handle to stay upright. While the motorcycle is fun to watch during itself balancing act, it remains a concept that showcases the possibilities of the use of gyroscopes, with no plan of retail production. The humanoid Asimo too inspires the Riding Assist-e Honda self balancing bike.
In addition to the motorcycle, Honda also unveiled a new concept car called NeuV – New Electric Urban Vehicle. It is a boxy electric two seater commuter vehicle displaying self driving capabilities. It gets a short wheelbase and tall roof and displays an overall futuristic appeal.
The Riding Assist-e Honda self balancing bike and Honda NeuV were previously shown at 2017 CES (Consumer Electronic Show). Honda NeuV sports a large translucent canopy and doors with angular shards of shining metal with positioned on flared wheel arches with large black and silver wheels. NueV can also be operated as an automated ride sharing vehicle when not in use by its owner while it can send energy back to the electric grid when not being used. Incorporating Honda Automated Network Assistant means that NueV can detect driver preferences and recommend music accordingly while also allowing for other driving assistance.
Below is a short video highlighting what the Riding Assist-e Honda self balancing bike/motorcycle can do.
Riding Assist-e Honda self balancing bike
Posted by RushLane on Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Below is a short video of the new Honda car concept.