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Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire - Jay Leno's Garage

Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire – Jay Leno’s Garage

Unveiled two months ago, Harley-Davidson Project LiveWire recently appeared in the Jay Leno’s Garage. The first all-electric Harley-Davidson is a demo motorcycle used to obtain feedback from potential customers, but maybe some day Harley-Davidson will introduce a production version. According to the video, Project LiveWire can go up to 53…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 10

Brammo Welcomes Hollywood Electrics to Dealer Network

Brammo Welcomes Hollywood Electrics to Dealer Network

The world’s first pure electric motorcycle dealership, Hollywood Electrics, founded in 2009 and to date focused mainly on Zero Motorcycles’s lineup, has been added to Brammo’s dealer network. This should strengthen the position of Hollywood Electrics and maybe set an example to retailers in other cities. The grand opening event…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 1

Edelweiss Goes Electric with Zero Motorcycles

Edelweiss Goes Electric with Zero Motorcycles in Austria

Zero Motorcycles announced that Edelweiss Bike Travel in Austria included six electric motorcycles for its guided motorcycle tours. The fleet consists of four Zero S ZF11.4 and two Zero DS ZF11.4, all with top specification equipped with the additional Power Tank battery module, which increases available nominal energy from 10…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 2

Conti eBike System at a glance: Display, integrated control unit in the left handle, Motor, battery (downtube and carrier variants)

Continental eBike Set For Production In Q4 2014

ContiTech Power Transmission Group, part of Continental, this Spring acquired Benchmark Drives founded in 2010. Both companies has been for some time developing drive systems for bicycles, pedelecs, and e-bikes. Last year, ContiTech presented a complete drive system (CONTI eBIKE SYSTEM) comprising a central motor (with timing belt instead of the…

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 3

Bosch eBike Drive Unit

Bosch Reveals New Lineup Of Custom eBike Drive Units – videos

Bosch recently presented its line of eBike Drive Units, which are available for electric bike manufacturers. The German company has been developing and offering such solutions since 2009 ands see strong growth in sales and revenues. New designs of eBike Drive Units enable more customization for different brands and models….

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Brammo Empulse R

TEAM Industries Invests in Brammo, Begins Strategic Partnership

Electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo announced that it entered into a strategic partnership with TEAM Industries. Both companies would like to to join forces to design and develop world-class electric vehicle drivetrains for the next generation of electric vehicles. We are of course curious who could be the customers for those…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 0

GEM e4 NEV

Pennsylvania Regulates NEVs – Removes Electric Bicycle Restrictions

The Pennsylvania State House Republican Caucus issued this release: Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mike Fleck (R-Huntingdon/Mifflin/Blair), that would regulate the operation of neighborhood electric vehicles, or NEVs, was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives,  House Bill 573 will next be considered by the Senate. According to Fleck: “The number…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 12

BRD RedShift MX Donor Motorcycle

US Military To Get Plug-In Hybrid Motorcycle

According to Popular Science magazine, the US military will soon get plug-in hybrid motorcycle to enable sneak attacks in off-road terrain areas. The plug-in hybrid bike is being developed by defense contractor Logos Technologies.  Logos received a $100,000 grant from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The grant…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 3