Tag: Electric motorcycles

Aug 29, 2019 - 10:59 am

Rwanda: electric two-wheelers and battery swapping

The government of Rwanda has announced that they will be issuing national policy guidelines to eliminate fossil-fuelled two-wheelers from its roads.  This is part of a broader electrification strategy aimed at comprehensively decarbonizing the East African country’s transport sector.

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Aug 26, 2019 - 12:51 pm

DIY electric motorcycle spotted in UK

The British police stopped what they considered a most unusual vehicle as it just turned on the M25 motorway. Later reports described it as a “homemade electric motorcycle” that was all registered but looked like it was made from “balsa wood and duct tape”.

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Aug 14, 2019 - 02:16 pm

India’s first electric motorcycle delayed

The Indian electric motorcycle Emflux One presented last year will not be launched this year as originally planned, but only next year. Nevertheless, the startup from India is already announcing its second Emflux Two model.

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Aug 13, 2019 - 01:54 pm

MotoE still hitting speed bumps

The premiere season of the electric motorcycle racing series MotoE continues to be marked by breakdowns. After the start of the season had to be postponed due to a big fire in the paddock in Jerez, there was another fire in the Spielberg paddock on Friday, when Niki Tuuli’s electric bike went up in flames […]

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Jul 12, 2019 - 01:33 pm

Electrify America and Harley-Davidson cooperating

With the LiveWire, Harley-Davidson is planning to launch their first electric motorcycle soon. In order to offer its customers a simple charging solution on the road, the motorcycle manufacturer is now relying also on the fast-charging network of VW subsidiary Electrify America.

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Jun 25, 2019 - 01:18 pm

BMW details its electrification plans

BMW wants to achieve its electrification target two years earlier than initially planned – and is thus confirming corresponding reports. Besides, the Munich company is showing what the electric future should look like with two new concept vehicles.

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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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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 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 27, 2019 - 02:14 pm

Spain subsidising electric mobility with €45 million

The Spanish government has adopted the new edition of its electric mobility subsidy programme. The new package, called MOVES, came into force on 16 February with a budget of 45 million euros. The focus is on promoting electric vehicles and charging infrastructure.

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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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Jan 14, 2019 - 02:53 pm

Novus electric motorbike stuns with all-carbon design

At this years CES in Las Vegas, German company Novus has presented their super light-weight electric motorbike of the same name. The e-bike’s carbon frame enables a distinctive design, although the price of around 35,000 euros is pretty steep.

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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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Jan 7, 2019 - 06:16 pm

Austria presents new EV subsidy packet

Austria has updated their subsidy packet for electrified vehicles for the years 2019 and 2020. Notable is that BEVs now receive a unified 3,000 euro subsidy each, but only up to a purchase price of 50,000 euro for private use or 60,000 euros for commercial use.

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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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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 1, 2018 - 05:26 pm

Fly Free presents old-school e-bikes

A new California-based motorcycle company is making headlines with the presentation of their first electric motorcycle model. The design is strongly reminiscent of 1950’s and 60’s scrambler style motorbikes, giving it a very traditional, vintage look, combined with modern electric technology.

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Sep 6, 2018 - 04:25 pm

Harley-Davidson planning R&D centre in Silicon Valley

The classic American motorcycle manufacturer has announced plans to open a research and development centre in Silicon Valley to help develop future products in their planned line-up of electric motorbikes. At the same time, the manufacturers presented a nearly serial-ready prototype of their first electric motorcycle.

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Aug 13, 2018 - 05:43 pm

TVS Motor to reveal hybrid scooter iQube

The Indian manufacturer TVS Motor will likely be presenting their new hybrid scooter later this month, called the iQube. They also plan to invest in another Indian manufacturer named Ultraviolette Automotive.

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Jul 31, 2018 - 04:26 pm

Harley-Davidson sets up entire e-motorcycle family

The US American motorcycle manufacturer has introduced a growth strategy up to the year 2022, which not only includes the confirmation for the rumored e-motorcycle launching next year, but also includes perspective for adding a few more.

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Jul 16, 2018 - 03:57 pm

Honda & Panasonic to install battery swap stations

Honda and Panasonic announced a project in Indonesia to trial battery swapping for electric motorcycles. The pilot will start this December through a joint venture deploying Honda’s Mobile Power Pack at a couple of a dozen stations.

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Jul 5, 2018 - 03:26 pm

E-motorbike with hubless motor by RMK Vehicles

Finnish motorcycle maker RMK Vehicles is gearing up for the debut of their E2 before the year’s end. The most striking element awes through absence – the hubless electric motor good for 50 kW. Pre-orders are open but beware; the price may come to a whopping 24,000 euros in the end.

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