The Arc Vector is an electric superbike backed by Jaguar Land Rover, with plans to change the motorcycle industry.
Husqvarna gets into the electric motorcycle game with this 50cc-equivalent bike for young riders.
I think…I think…I think Kymco just won EICMA with its SuperNEX electric superbike.
A bit of a surprise, it seems that Harley-Davidson is very eager to show us the production version of the Livewire electric cruiser.
Ducati is going electric…sort of. The Italian brand will be debuting an electric mountain bike at EICMA this year.
The motorcycle industry in Europe is on-track to have its fifth-straight year of growth, as registrations are up 8.2% so far in 2018.
We are sad to report that Alta Motors is shutting down its business operations, effective immediately, after failing to find further investment and funding.
The 2019 MotoE World Cup schedule is out, and it features five races in Europe that piggyback off the grand prix schedule.
There have been murmurings that Harley-Davidson was going to build its own EV design and research center, right in the heart of Silicon Valley, and today those rumors became true.
It was just six months ago that we broke the news about Harley-Davidson investing in electric motorcycle maker Alta Motors, and now in that short timeframe that story has seemingly made a 180° turn.
Our sources tell us that Harley-Davidson has all but removed itself from its joint motorcycle project with Alta, and backed out of its involvement in the San Francisco startup.
For Alta, this means losing the backing of a strategic investor, as well as the resources that Harley-Davidson wields in the motorcycle industry when it comes to purchasing power and vehicle development.
For the Bar & Shield brand, this raises interesting questions about Harley-Davidson’s electric roadmap, which the company revealed just one month ago – not so subtly with a concept sketch that clearly showed the use of an Alta Motors battery pack.
September will be an historic day for the Vespa scooter brand, as next month the Piaggio Group plans to begin finally the production of the Vespa Elettrica electric scooter.
Taking the classic Italian “wasp” design that has warmed the hearts of many owners, the Elettrica adds an electric drive train to the mix, to ensure Vespa’s iconic status endures for many generations to come.
Initially slated to be in production by “late 2017”, it has taken Piaggio a bit longer than expected to get the Vespa Elettrica out the door. But, with production set to start in September, at least the Italians are making good on their promise to make this model a reality.