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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Nov 11, 2018 - 03:22 pm

Paris to launch world’s largest electric bicycle fleet

The greater Paris area will be launching a state-funded initiative to move commuters from driving cars and switch to electric bicycles. Starting in September 2019, Ile-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) will set up 10,000 e-bikes for long-term rental, with an option to expand to 20,000, which would make it the world’s largest e-bike rental programme.

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Nov 8, 2018 - 01:57 pm

Govecs postpones planned stock launch

The electric scooter manufacturer Govecs had initially planned to enter the stock market this fall, but the move has now been postponed. In their press the company cited the reasons behind the delay as being “due to the currently difficult capital market environment.”

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Nov 7, 2018 - 01:43 pm

KTM to invest half a billion euros in e-bikes

The Austrian motorcycle manufacturer has announced plans to invest 500 million euros over the next five years in developing light electric motorcycles, as well as other research and development. For this venture, they secured a 120 million euro loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB).

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Nov 6, 2018 - 07:21 pm

Jaguar-backed Arc debuts hi-tech electric motorbike

Arc Vehicle of Britain are bringing their first-born bike to the EICMA show. The Vector electric motorcycle boast 95 kW for a top speed of 241 kph at ranges of around 200 km. Add to this responsive gear and you attract mighty backers like JLR. Yet, the Vector has a very steep price.

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Nov 3, 2018 - 06:14 pm

GM and Tesla looking to enter e-bike business

General Motors is the most recent major carmaker looking to join the pedelec business. GM announced plans to design two compact electric bikes, one of which will be a folding bike. Also Tesla has hinted at wanting to launch an electric two-wheeler.

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Oct 29, 2018 - 07:27 pm

Electric scooter so safe you may not need a helmet

German scootermaker Govecs is working on a scooter supposed to be so safe, drivers will not require a helmet. In order to receive approval from the authorities, Govecs has turned to BMW. The carmaker has a patent pending for such a safety technology and was open to a licensing agreement, says Govecs.

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Oct 29, 2018 - 04:40 pm

Trinity to offer their first electric Enduro motorbike

Trinity Electric Vehicle is a German importer and maker of electric scooters. They announce their plan to launch their first electric motorbike in 2019, an Enduro qualifiying for both street and off-road use despite its classification as low-powered moped. Still it puts an extra punch into acceleration.

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Oct 8, 2018 - 06:23 pm

Piaggio kicking-off Vespa Elettrica sales in Europe

Here she is, the most original scooter from Italy only electric. Piaggio has finally started selling their Vespa Elettrica. The updated classic will come to buyers in Europe first before pre-sales are to start in the U.S. and Asia. Just beware, the price tag makes this a luxury e-scooter.

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https://www.electrive.com/2019/03/19/niu-continues-expansion-course-adds-vw-cooperation/
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