Emerging Technologies

This hydrogen-powered e-bike is the first of its kind

“The LAVO bike is designed as a toolbox for emission-free mobility,” the designers say.

Dutch design office Studio MOM helped design the cargo bike. Image: Studio MOM

Amy Frearson
Editor, Dezeen
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The cargo bike takes advantage of hydrogen's higher energy-to-weight ratio.
Image shows the cargo bike and its shape. Image: Studio MOM

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The bike works with Lavo's hybrid hydrogen battery.
Image shows the battery of the cargo battery. Image: Studio MOM
The bike is made of parts that slot together
Image shows the seat of the cargo bike and how it connects to other parts. Image: Studio MOM
The bike is designed to carry heavy cargo over long distances.
Image shows the wheel and chain of the cargo bike. Image: Studio MOM
The technology was developed by researchers at the University of New South Wales.
Graphic shows step-by-step thought process behind LAVO. Image: LAVO
LAVO's system produces green hydrogen using solar energy and water.
Graphic shows LAVO's system. Image: LAVO
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