They have made prototype batteries that will charge up to 10 times faster than a lithium-ion battery which is the standard among electric vehicles.
The results of recent testing at the University of Queensland confirms the company’s claims of fast charging times.
As the name suggests, Graphene Manufacturing Group uses graphene or a carbon material which is formed in a lattice or honeycomb design for its batteries.
Currently full-size electric road motorcycles such as the Energica models and Harley-Davidson LiveWire take about 11 hours to fully charge with range of about 250km in the city and 150km on the open road.
A GMG graphene battery could potentially take a little more than an hour to fully recharge.
Quick-charging could bring that down to a matter of minutes or the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee, although it would create quite a drain on the electrical grid.
So far, GMG has only produced coin-cell prototype batteries, which could be grouped together to make larger batteries suitable for powering electric vehicles.
Apart from fast charging rates, GMG claims several other advantages that makes them suitable for electric motorcycles: