Tag: Electric motorcycles

Oct 23, 2020 - 07:07 pm

LiveWire short circuits

Just when we thought the recent glut of recalls was over, Harley-Davidson announced the recall of all 2020 LiveWire electric motorcycles produced between 23 September 2019 and 16 March 2020. Around 1% of these bikes appear to have a power loss issue related to the charging circuitry.

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Oct 14, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Zero presents 2021 electric motorcycle lineup

The electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has introduced its 2021 model year, which this time includes almost only optical updates. The 2021 Zero models will be shipped immediately from the company’s headquarters in California to dealers in North America and Europe.

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Aug 7, 2020 - 01:02 pm

Evoke presents electric performance motorbike

The Chinese manufacturer Evoke Motorcycles has presented an electric motorcycle with impressive performance data. The Evoke 6061 is a cruiser that makes even the Harley-Davidson LiveWire look old in many ways.

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Aug 3, 2020 - 10:53 am

Urbet presents electric motorbike Nura

The Spanish company Urbet presented its latest electric motorcycle Nura, which will be launched on the domestic market this month. The electric motorcycle is currently manufactured in China while a production line in Malaga is in planning.

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Jul 5, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Venturi’s Voxan off to speed record with e-motorcyle Wattman

The manufacturer Voxan Motors, which belongs to the Venturi Group, presents its electric high-speed motorcycle Wattman, built to set a new world speed record for electric two-wheelers on Bolivia’s legendary salt lake in 2021. And, the machine’s key spec is indeed impressive.

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Jun 29, 2020 - 06:41 pm

Austria boosts EV and charge point subsidies

The Austrian government is increasing purchase premiums and subsidies for charging infrastructure for zero-emission and plug-in hybrid vehicles from 1 July. This includes zero-emission and plug-in hybrid cars, zero-emission heavy and light commercial vehicles, zero-emission buses, and electric two-wheelers – including e-motorbikes, mopeds, e-bikes and e-cargo bikes. 

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Apr 27, 2020 - 04:19 pm

Malta launches clean vehicle scheme

The Maltese government is providing 3.5 million euros in subsidies for the changeover to cleaner vehicles. Grants are to be given to anyone who de-registers and scraps their old combustion engine, while grants of between 400 and 6,000 euros are available for electric vehicles ranging from pedelecs to cargo bikes and cars.

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Apr 21, 2020 - 02:05 pm

Kawasaki electric motorbike named EV Endeavor

After Kawasaki officially confirmed the development of an electric motorcycle last year, the Japanese manufacturer has now released a series of videos with further details. The electric bike is to be called the Kawasaki EV Endeavor.

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Mar 16, 2020 - 01:06 pm

Newron Motors presents extravagant e-motorbike

The French startup Newron Motors is exhibiting an extravagant electric motorcycle called EV-1, which is to be offered with wooden-looking frame elements, among other things. Initially, they plan a small series of twelve units, to be delivered from 2021.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 12:41 pm

UK extends but lowers EV subsidies

The British government has extended its subsidies for electric cars but is again reducing the subsidy amount. For other electric vehicles, such as vans, trucks, taxis or motorcycles, the subsidy has been extended but the subsidy rates remain the same.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 01:42 pm

Canada now has its own electric superbike

Damon Motorcycles from Vancouver, Canada has announced an electric motorcycle with impressive performance data at the CES. For the time being, however, only a premium small series is planned, a standard version will follow later.

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Jan 8, 2020 - 01:11 pm

Niu presents new electric motorbike & 3-wheeler

Niu has just presented the RQi-GT electric motorcycle and the TQi-GT three-wheeled electric scooter at the CES. The Chinese manufacturer is planning to put the two new models into series production in the second half of 2020.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 01:57 pm

EV subsidies extended in several US states

Several US American states have launched initiatives to support the electrification of their traffic. Massachusetts and Delaware extended their subsidy programmes, while Ohio is angling to introduce one. California extended traffic benefits to include those driving used EVs.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 12:51 pm

US announces retroactive subsidy extension

A new US American spending bill includes the retroactive extension of tax credits for home EV charger installation, electric motorcycles, and fuel-cell vehicles. Previously, the credits had been extended through 2017, and have now been extended to 2020.

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Nov 6, 2019 - 02:28 pm

Energica e-motorcycles flow from racetrack to road

Energica has just presented the 2020 model year of its electric motorcycles at the EICMA in Milan. All of next year’s Energica models are now available with a new 21.5 kWh battery for longer range. The Italian motorcycle manufacturer also has a new model.

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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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Jul 8, 2019 - 01:24 pm

MotoE: Niki Tuuli wins first electric motorbike race

Niki Tuuli from Finland has won the first race of the new MotoE World Cup at the Sachsenring in Germany. Tuuli won just ahead of Bradley Smith and Mike di Meglio. The next MotoE race will take place on August 11th in Spielberg, Austria.

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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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