Harley-Davidson presents LiveWire launch details
Harley-Davidson has now presented its first electric motorcycle LiveWire in detail. The LiveWire is scheduled to be launched at select dealers in the USA and most European countries shortly with expanding global availability planned for 2020 through 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harley LiveWire at Jay Leno's Garage, Robert Llewellyn drives Model S.
Video tip: In this edition of Jay Leno’s Garage, the host welcomes a pretty special guest: the LiveWire, accompanied by Ken Ostermann, head of global marketing at Harley.
Reading tip: Robert Llewellyn took a Model S to drive from London all the way north to Edinburgh and back to the British capital. While the trip only cost him about six pounds, he is now revising his pension to see if he might be able to buy himself a Tesla.
HAN Hydromotive, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, LiveWire, EVs in India.
Video tip: Developing and building a car to compete at the Shell Eco Marathon is already a big challenge itself. Winning it, another one. Watch the 4-minute video on how team HAN Hydromotive not only prepared their vehicle for the competition but got it legalised for the use on public roads.
Video tip: In this new edition of ‘QuickCharge,’ Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield gets behind the wheel of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. While Nikki seems to like the SUV, she is not impressed with the multi-function display, saying it is “a pain” to get to work.
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Reading tip: Everyone is talking about it – the Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire electric motorcycle. If you could not make it to the revelation, this article tells you what you missed.
Study tip: Frost & Sullivan predicts that the market for electric and hybrid vehicles in India will grow from 125,000 units per year in 2013 to 1.1 million in 2021. The main reasons are the growing investment in charging infrastructure there, as well as the 25 new (partially) electric models available by 2021.
frost.com via business-standard.com