Damon X electric motorcycle transforms

Damon electric bike transforms for rider

The Damon X electric motorcycle not only scans its surroundings to warn the rider of hazards, but also transforms to suit the rider’s style with handlebars and footpegs that move. Damon Motorcycles CEO and founder Jay Giraud will demonstrate their patented collision avoidance system at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility in San Jose, California, on 10 July 2019. Their …

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Will Damon X be world’s safest bike?

Canadian tech entrepreneurs Damon claim their Damon X smart sports bike based on a Yamaha R1M will be the safest bike in the world. The Vancouver company has been working with Yamaha to develop sensor technology and phone apps that will alert riders to hazards on the road. There is no word on when 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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Yamaha MOTOROiD artificial intelilgence

Yamaha adds artificial intelligence

Self-riding motorcycles and artificial intelligence are the future of riding, according to two Yamaha concepts. The Motobot Ver.2 and MOTOROiD will be among six debut models and concepts to be unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show from October 27 to November 5. Yamaha unveiled its first Motobot in 2015 with the promise that it would …

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BMW Vision Next 100 driverless automated self-driving artificial intelligence tests autonomous kill

Automated cars coming too soon for riders

Road safety nannies seem obsessed with introducing automated vehicles as a panacea to resolving the road toll, according to motorcycle and artificial intelligence experts. Their comments follow a recent crash in which an automated Tesla S rear-ended and injured a female motorcyclist in Norway while undergoing on-road testing. It has prompted official concerns about whether testing …

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