e-motion – power in your hands.

Power-boosting add-on drive

Power at your hands

  • Electrical wheel hub supports the propelling movement
  • Pushing and braking functions are the same as with manual push rims
  • Gradients and longer stretches are mastered with minimal power expenditure
  • Highly programmable to customize for an individual user based on level of assistance needed
  • Keep active: muscles and joints are relieved of stress while the body is trained
  • Suitable for the majority of manual wheelchairs

Ideal for tranportation

Easy to dismantle and ideal for transportation.

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It’s so easy

The e-motion power-assisted wheel is mounted on the wheelchair in place of the manual wheel. The batteries are integrated in the wheel hub. A sensor registers the propelling movement and activates the electrical motors.


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Drive wheel:

  • 22" or 24" Wheels with pneumatic tires with puncture protection or treaded tires with solid foam insert
  • Position-free push-on of the drive wheel
  • Motor integrated into the wheel hub
  • Quick-release device for fitting/removing the drive wheels
  • e-motion widens the wheelchair by 0.79-1.57 inch depending on the model
  • Stainless steel brushed push rim

Battery pack:

  • Range 15.53 miles according to ISO 7176-4
  • Long life thanks to lithium-ion technology
  • Low weight
  • Removable with quick-release device

Ergonomic Control System (ECS) -optional-:

Rollback delay

  • Activation via remote control
  • Drive wheels delay rollback on uphill inclines


Remote control

  • Programming of driving parameters
  • Large buttons, easy to operate even with little effort
  • On/Off, assistance levels, info button for system query


Two assistance levels

  • Individually programmable


Remote battery monitor

  • Reading the battery condition from the sitting position



  • Display of service and diagnostic codes via LCD


Coded radio transmission

  • Prevents interferences with other electrical devices
  • Safe signal transmission and accurate indication of operating conditions

Automatic charger:

  • Automatic adaptation to any mains voltage (100–240 V)
  • Removable power cable
  • Electronic automatic charge and switch-off mechanism
  • State of charge is indicated by the LEDs on the e-motion wheel
  • Charging time approx. 6 hours
Technical data

25.2 V; 6.0 Ah; Lithium-ions, leak-proof and maintenance-free

Charger (input)

100-240 V AC

Charger (output)

30 V DC

Operating voltage

25.2 V


support 0 - 3.73 mph


2 x 60W

Climbing capability

restricted to wheelchair model

Range (1)

approx. 15.53 miles

Maximum permitted total weight

286 lbs

Weight of components:
Wheels (2)

each 22 lb

(1) According to ISO 7176-4


  • Only a small bracket on both sides
  • Numerous attachment options
  • Fits almost all conventional wheelchair models
  • Simple fitting
  • Manual wheelchair wheels can normally continue to be used

Other accessories

  • Anti-tippers with swiveling and jack-up function:

    • Removed via quick-release device
    • Height and length adjustable
    • With automatic swing-aside feature for climbing curbs and crossing thresholds
    • Jack-up function for easy removal of wheels
    • Anti-tippers are stipulated in pairs. The original wheelchair anti-tippers can be used

    Jack-Up Anti-tippers are not compatible with all manual wheelchairs. Please confirm compatibility with Alber USA customer service.

  • Push rim coating:

    • Improves grip
    • For users with limited hand functions
    • Completely coated so prevents slipping
  • Spoke guard:

    • Protection against turning wheel
    • For 22" and 24" wheel size
  • Bracket for remote control:

    • To attach the remote control to the wheelchair
    • Remote control can be inserted and removed without use of tools
    • Makes remote control handling easier especially if hand functions are limited
  • Option of four pre-defined driving profiles  (standard, sensitive, soft, active).
  • Battery status display, speed and travelled kilometers
  • Recording and managing of tours using GPS tracking
  • Automatic discharge of batteries for storage or for air travel
  • Dealer search, contact option with the Alber Service
  • Display of detailed error messages with hints and remedies

e-motion Mobility Plus Package

The Mobility Plus Package activates a wide range of clever additional functions in the e-motion mobility app to get even more benefits from the e-motion. 

The Mobility Plus Package can be ordered and paid directly from the Appstore for iOs and the Playstore for Android (In-App purchase). The purchase price for the Mobility Plus Package is EUR 329.99 incl. VAT (based on German price, prices may slightly differ from country to country).

Each of the functions can also be acquired separately as In App purchase. The price saving on purchasing the overall Mobility Plus Package compared to purchasing each individual function is EUR 59,95.