Fonzarelli NKD is first Aussie mini electric

Fonzarelli NKD is first Aussie mini electric

Fonzarelli has produced the first Australian-made production electric motorcycle, the fun, dual-sport Grom-sized NKD capable of up to 120km range and 100km/h top speed. Founder Michelle Nazzari says their NKD mini-bike is now available for order through Fonzarelli retailers and online. Deliveries will start in October. It will be available in the Entry model at …

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Electric highways pave way for electric bikes

Millions of taxpayer dollars is being given to private companies to provide charging points to create electric highways, paving the way for electric motorcycles and scooters. Last year Chargefox received $6m in Federal Government funding and $1m from the Victoria Government to install 21 charging sites from Adelaide to Brisbane, around Perth and in Tasmania. In Queensland, the state government is …

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Savic confirms electric motorcycle prices

Prices and some technical specifications have been confirmed for the Savic C-Series, Australia’s first electric motorcycle. Savic Motorcycles will make 49 C-Series cafe racer electric motorcycles available from November in three variants. Specification Alpha Delta Omega Power 60kW 40kW 25kW Torque 190Nm TBC TBC Range 200km TBC TBC Charge time 4-6 hours TBC TBC 0-100km/h 3s …

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HET electric motor

HET electric motor doubles output

In a major advance for electric vehicles, in particular motorcycles, a Texas company has produced the Hunstable Electric Turbine (HET) motor that is quieter, cooler, cheaper, smaller yet has double the torque output. HET claims Linear Labs’ HET motor is named after founders CEO Brad Hunstable and his father and CTO Fred. The Hunstables claim their …

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Electric motorcycle designs get kookier!

Electric motorcycles don’t have the design constraints of a petrol-powered bike with its bulky engine, fuel tank, driveline and exhaust pipe, so the designs are getting kookier and kookier. Premium Italian bike accessories company Rizoma recently held a Design Challenge to demonstrate the “Future of Motorcycling”. Fittingly it was won by an electric motorcycle. It’s …

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Curtiss Psyche electric motorcycle

Curtiss Psyche aims at Harley LiveWire electric

Esoteric American motorcycle company Curtiss Motorcycles has unveiled a third electric motorcycle concept called Psyche to compete against Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire. The company is already taking orders for the wild Zeus electric motorcycle with radial “V8” batteries and has released plans for the even wilder Hades with a bullet-shaped battery and motor. They say these will go into …

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Curtiss offers wild Zeus and Hades EVs

Curtiss Motorcycles is now taking orders for the wild Zeus electric motorcycle with radial “V8” batteries and has released plans for the even wilder Hades with a bullet-shaped battery and motor. They say both will go into production next year and cost $US75,000 (about $A106,000). They are now taking “reservations of interest”. That’s much cheaper than …

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