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May 9, 2019 - 04:13 pm

Uber launches JUMP pedelecs in Berlin

Uber today launched its e-bike-sharing service Jump in Berlin as the first city in Germany with around 1,000 pedelecs. The bright red electric bicycles are now available in 12 districts of the German capital.

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May 7, 2019 - 01:30 pm

An electric scooter made by Vmoto and Ducati

The Sino-Australian bike manufacturer Vmoto has signed a worldwide license agreement with the Italian motorcycle brand Ducati. The agreement provides for the distribution of CUx electric scooters under the Ducati brand through Vmoto’s dealer network.

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Apr 8, 2019 - 01:03 pm

Curtiss opens the books for Zeus

The U.S. American company Curtiss Motorcycles is now accepting advance orders for its Zeus electric motorcycle, which was presented as a prototype almost a year ago. The electric bike offers 140 kW of power, a maximum range of 450 km and costs 60,000 dollars. Production is scheduled to start at the beginning of 2020.

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Apr 3, 2019 - 11:18 pm

ALYI to fill order of ReVolt e-motorcycles in Kenya

Alternet Systems (ALYI), U.S battery, e-motorcycle and military applications manufacturer, has just announced a prospective order for two thousand of its ReVolt Electric Motorcycles which would total $20 million in sales. The Denver-based company is looking to open an assembly plant in Kenya, to complete manufacturing in Africa for ReVolt Electric Motorcycles to be sold […]

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Apr 2, 2019 - 02:05 pm

Fraunhofer presents fuel cell bicycle

In Germany, the Fraunhofer ISE is undertaking the LiteFCBike project, which is developing a compact fuel cell system offering a fully-fledged replacement for a pedelec battery. The Fraunhofer ISE is currently presenting this hydrogen technology at the Hannover Messe.

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Mar 30, 2019 - 07:21 pm

Lightning Motorcycle presents electric sportsbike

The Lightning Strike electric motorcycle was unveiled recently with a price tag of $12,998, which come with an “impressive array of specs.” Between versions top speed comes in at 135 mph to 150 mph (217 – 241 km/h). Three different versions of the bike are currently available.

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Mar 13, 2019 - 03:22 pm

MotoE announces race dates

For the 2018 announced electric motorcycle racing series MotoE, which will be held starting this year with electric bikes of the Italian manufacturer Energica, further details such as teams, riders, dates and technical data were recently announced.

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Mar 11, 2019 - 10:50 pm

Swiss eQooder with Zero Motorcycles tech coming out

Swiss Quadro Vehicles has brought the eQooder to its home show in Geneva. The flexible four-wheeler builds on a quad but incorporates EV technology from Zero Motorcycles. It remains a little unclear what species the LEV will last belong to, but the on-sale is set.

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Mar 9, 2019 - 04:35 pm

Volkswagen reveals last-mile e-scooter concepts

Volkswagen revealed two micro mobility concepts in Geneva, the Streetmate e-scooter that can be driven while sitting or standing; and the three-wheeled Cityskater, known as the “last mile surfer”, which is a collapsible standing scooter steered by shifting weight.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 01:21 pm

Harley-Davidson upgrades electric motorbike range

It is not “just” cars at Geneva; there are some exciting two-wheelers as well. Take Harley-Davidson and the LiveWire. The electric motorcycle received yet another upgrade as H-D specifies more range. On top, e-bike concepts are on show, and Harley just bought into the market for the youngest easy riders ever.

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Feb 26, 2019 - 01:31 pm

Zero’s most powerful electric motorcycle to date

The U.S. manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has now presented the SR/F, its fastest electric motorcycle to date. The 82 kW strong electric bike has a torque of 190 Nm, a top speed of 200 kph, and a range of 322 kilometres that can be replenished fast, claims the company.

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Feb 20, 2019 - 01:10 pm

Silence now sells electric scooters to private clients

The Spanish e-scooter manufacturer Silence is moving beyond its previously B2B only approach to selling electric scooters to private customers as well. A limited sales run will start in Spain and the S01 carries over the removable and wheelable battery from the commercial model.

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Feb 14, 2019 - 08:03 pm

GM reveals e-bike brand Ariv to launch in Europe

GM had announced plans for a pedelec line last year, and now the American carmaker is ready to launch under the label Ariv. The first two pedal-assist models, one of them a folding bike, are due to arrive in Europe’s strongest e-bike markets in summer.

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Feb 11, 2019 - 05:57 pm

Scotland funds e-bikes with half a million pounds

The Scottish government is serving the second round of its eBike Grant Fund designed to help organisations, universities and communities to purchase e-bikes. A total of £462,000 (526,925 euros) will go into buying new e-bikes, including electric cargo bikes.

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Jan 8, 2019 - 03:38 pm

Harley Davidson airs technical details of the LiveWire

Harley-Davidson has published technical details about its first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire. The Harvey LEV will be launched in autumn this year and can be pre-ordered from U.S. dealers starting immediately. First prototypes can also be seen at the CES in Las Vegas.

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Dec 19, 2018 - 02:12 pm

Germans invest 10 million in Etergo for e-scooter

Dutch startup Etergo (formerly Bolt Mobility) has secured ten million euros for the mass production of its first electric scooter, AppScooter. The investment comes from an unnamed ‘German automotive specialist. The first series should be delivered in Germany and the Netherlands in the second half of 2019.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/18/german-govt-gives-green-light-for-electric-kick-scooters/
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