Vespa Elettrica electric scooter

Vespa debuts Elettrica electric scooter

The best thing about the Vespa Elettrica electric scooter is that it is almost a complete mirror of the iconic petrol-powered retro model. And, of course, just like the standard Vespa, it is twist-and-go-throttle so there is one less hurdle among scooter riders crossing over from an internal combustion model to an electric. Vespa Elettrica …

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Kymco SuperNEX electric motorcycle allows you to dial in your own sound

Dial in your own electric motorcycle sound

Kymco may have the answer to one of the biggest problems with electric motorcycles by allowing riders to dial in their own motorcycle sound! The Taiwanese scoter company is branching out with their SuperNEX electric sports bike concept unveiled last week in Milan. They have produced this video which is actually quite useless as it …

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Loud

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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Alta Redshift MXR Harley-Davidson electric motorcycles EV doomed

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 motorcycle cleanest damon

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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