Kymco teases loud electric superbike

Taiwanese scooter company Kymco looks set to move into the superbike category with a loud electric model if this teaser video is any guide. It was filmed at the French round of World Superbikes at Magny-Cours. The video simply asks spectators “What’s speed?”, “What’s energy?”, “What’s the motorbike of the future?” and “What’s the sound of …

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Are electric motorcycles doomed already?

Are electric motorcycles doomed even before they really get started? You’d be forgiven for thinking that is the case given the recent demise of American off-road electric motorcycle company Alta Motors (pictured above) and the departure of Zero Motorcycles from Australia. But Alta was doomed because they made high-end off-road motorcycles for a market that …

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Electric charging stations on highways

Chargefox will build Australia’s first ultra-fast charging stations powered by renewable energy on interstate highways connecting capital cities. The sites will be no more than 200km apart. But electric motorcycle fans shouldn’t get too excited just yet. While electric motorcycles have up to 350+km range, that is on a “city cycle”. On the highway, even the …

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ARC Vector electric bike claimed cleanest

British company Arc Vehicle will next month unveil the Arc Vector electric cafe racer which they claim will be the “most fulfilling, safest and cleanest bike on the road”. Those are pretty far-fetched claims and there are no details yet to substantiate their claim. However, all will be revealed at the EICMA motorcycle show on …

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Europeans plug into electric motorcycles

Motorcycle sales in Europe are finally on the rise again, up 7.2%, but it seems Europeans are more keen to plug into electric bikes with registrations up a massive 49%. Two of every three electric two wheelers sold are urban-oriented electric pedal-assisted mopeds and scooters. Electric motorcycles are still only one in four, but growing. The …

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Fly Free Smart Desert

Steve McQueen inspires Smart Desert electric

A Steve McQueen inspired Smart Desert from Californian company Fly Free is the latest in a long list of electric motorcycles about to hit the showrooms. Next year will be a pivotal year for electric bikes when Harley-Davidson make their electric LiveWire available for sale in North America and Europe with the rest of the …

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Cagiva set to launch electric bikes?

An electric Cagiva could be on show when MV Agusta celebrates the 40th anniversary of the famous Italian brand on Sunday (16 September 2018) at their Varese factory. An official MV Agusta press release doesn’t mention the electric bike, but the company has been working an electric Cagiva for some time and it would be …

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