Why Are e-Bikes Taking Off In North America While Electric Motorcycles Stagnate?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 00:15:47 +0000

In a previous article, I pointed out that electric motorcycles are getting going in the United States, but under the radar as e-bikes. It used to be that there were bicycles, mopeds, and motorcycles, with fairly bright lines between these categories, but electrification is making a mess of all that, both practically and legally. There […]

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Electric BMW Concept CE2 — A Perfect Gen Z Starter Bike

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 21:16:13 +0000

Earlier this week, BMW took the wraps off an all-new, urban electric motorcycle called the Concept CE2 that promises to be everything that Gen Z motorcyclists need to catch the 2 wheel bug. Is this the perfect starter bike for a new generation of riders? I mean, it might be — look how hard they’re […]

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The Spirit Of ’76 Lives On In This Electric Honda Motorcycle

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 21:00:51 +0000

Retro is big in the motorcycling world these days, and — while there is no official electric Honda motorcycle out, just yet — there are literally tons of ’70s-inspired Honda bikes running around, from the playful Honda Monkey, Cub, and Trail to the brand’s menacing CB1000R Neo-Sports Cafe bike. But those bikes simply mimic recall […]

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Patent Filing Reveals High-Tech, Electric Honda Grom

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 17:54:42 +0000

Recent patent filings in Japan reveal that Honda is working on what seems to be a high-tech, electric Honda Grom with a slick, single-sided rear swingarm suspension and 3D-printed mesh seat. And, if the guys at Cycle World are to be believed, we may see the bike’s debut as early as next year! It’s important […]

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China × Cleantech — March 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 21:42:45 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — March 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales Tesla Model Y Ramps Up In China, $4400 Wuling EV Still #1 On the 18th of March, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in February of 2021. […]

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Cake’s Kalk AP Electric Motorcycles Can Help Combat Illegal Animal Poaching

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 22:43:54 +0000

Black market poachers and illegal tourist trophy hunters have pushed animals like the black rhino and African elephant to the brink of extinction, with sources like the World Economic Forum claiming that nearly 35,000 of these large animals are killed every year. Patrolling large swaths of the African savanna to protect these animals has proven […]

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Electric Motorcycle Startup Kiri EV Scaling Up After 12 Month Pilot In Nairobi

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 15:55:37 +0000

Kiri EV is an electric vehicle startup based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was founded by Christopher Mukiri Maara. The name Kiri was inspired by his middle name, Mukiri, which means “The Quiet One” — which is pretty cool since electric vehicles are quite silent. “We are working to prove that electric vehicles will play a […]

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Ideanomics Invests In Italian Electric Motorcycle Company, Energica Motor Company

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 17:34:36 +0000

Ideanomics acquires a 20% stake in Energica Motor Company, a leading manufacturer of high performance electric motorcycles According to Schmidt Automotive Research, the Western European EV market has surpassed China and is the largest market in the world Europe’s electric motorcycle market grew over 50% in 2020, mirroring the electric car market Ideanomics* (NASDAQ: IDEX) […]

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