Tag: Electric motorcycles

Apr 15, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Ducati says “no” to electric motorbikes

In 2019, Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati confirmed an electric motorcycle and, according to CEO Claudio Domenicali, was “not far away from series production“ at the time. More than two years later, Ducati appears to be in no particular hurry with its electric bike.

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Apr 9, 2021 - 12:17 pm

Xiaomi to unleash hydrogen motorcycle

Xiaomi announces the Segway Apex H2, a futuristic-looking motorcycle with hydrogen propulsion. The manufacturer says the fuel cell bike will become available by 2023 for 10,700 US dollars, currently the equivalent of around 9,000 euros.

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Apr 6, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BRP to electrify complete Powersports line-up

Bombardier Recreational Products (BRP) from Canada announces its decision to offer electric models in all product lines by the end of 2026. BRP is the maker of various Powersports machines, snowmobiles, watercraft, and offroad vehicles.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 01:13 pm

Major motorcycle makers to standardise battery swaps

Honda, Yamaha, KTM and Piaggio have founded a ‘Swappable Batteries Consortium for Motorcycles and Light Electric Vehicles’. Starting in May, motorcycle makers want to define replaceable battery system standards for use in L-category vehicles.

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Feb 18, 2021 - 03:04 pm

KSR starts Motron Motorcycles with 4 e-models

The Austrian multi-brand importer KSR Group has launched a new brand called Motron Motorcycles aimed specifically at the entry-level and mid-range segment. The brand’s portfolio includes three electric scooters and an electric minibike.

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Feb 1, 2021 - 04:45 pm

Energica e-motorbikes adds CHAdeMO fast-charging

The Italian electric motorbike manufacturer Energica is now adding the CHAdeMO fast-charging standard to its motorcycles. Energica is thus responding to the needs of the Japanese market, which the company has just entered.

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Jan 19, 2021 - 03:10 pm

British Columbia increases maximum rebates for commercial EVs

In Canada, British Columbia’s Specialty-Use Vehicle Incentive (SUVI) is set to receive a $31-million cash boost to double the maximum rebates for electric medium and heavy-duty vehicles available for local businesses and governments, public sector organisations and non-profit organisations.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 03:26 pm

Northvolt teams up with Cake on e-motorbikes

The Swedish companies Northvolt and Cake have entered into a long-term partnership to supply sustainable battery cells for electric motorcycles. The aim is to bring various Cake models with Northvolt battery cells to market from the first half of 2022.

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Oct 29, 2020 - 01:43 pm

Volcon takes off in Texas

A new fully electric, off-road powersports company named Volcon was officially launched in Texas. Their initial lineup includes two and four-wheeled electric, off-road adventure and utility vehicles.

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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 Wattman scores speed records

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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