BMW unveils 60 km/h (37 mph) electric bicycle with 300 km (186 mi) range

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BMW has taken to the IAA Mobility show in Munich, Germany, to unveil two new electric motorbikes with interesting specs for their categories. Both have the same performance figures, making for a high-speed electric bicycle and a low-speed electric motorbike.

The two models were technically unveiled by different divisions of BMW.

BMW unveiled the i Vision AMBY, which is a high-speed electric bicycle.

The company’s motorcycle division, BMW Motorrad, unveiled the Vision AMBY. That little “i” makes a big difference.

The i Vision AMBY may technically fall in the electric bicycle category, but it shares very little with its e-bike

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Tesla isn’t dominating electric bikes, but Harley, Honda might

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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle doesn’t have big sales yet, but CEO Jochen Zeitz recently remarked during an earnings call, “It’s also attracting new riders, new customers to the brand that might not have considered Harley-Davidson before.”

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Tesla reached a $500 billion market valuation this week, a sign of its dominance in the electric vehicle market. But Elon Musk has shown no real interest in one growing EV segment: battery-powered scooters and motorcycles. An accident he suffered as a youth on a motorbike — nearly fatal, Musk has said — turned him off two-wheelers, for now. But the

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Mercedes reveals electric luxury vehicles for on- and off-road

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Mercedes EQG concept SUV takes its style from the famously boxy Mercedes-Benz G-class SUV.

The Mercedes-Benz EQG concept SUV is an all-electric interpretation of the Mercedes G-class SUV. The SUV shares the G-class’s boxy shape. Engineers even copied the G-class’ jutting door handles and meticulously recreated the same “thunk” made by the G-class’ doors when they close. Instead of a spare tire mounted on the EQG’s tailgate, there’s a storage box that can hold a charging cable.

Mercedes plans to produce a vehicle based on this concept, and announced that it will even drive it through the same Austrian mountain off-road course where the internal combustion-powered G-class model is tested. Each wheel of the

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Here’s why Harley’s new electric motorcycle division may save the company

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Harley-Davidson’s progressive new CEO Jochen Zeitz made two big announcements last week: A separate new division was opening within the company to focus purely on electric motorcycles, and Q4 2020 saw a dramatic drop in revenue.

The latter is certainly a problem, but the former is the solution.

There’s no doubt about it; Harley-Davidson is facing a demographic problem. A large chunk of its target market is aging out of motorcycles.

Sure, there are still dudes in their 30s buying Harley-Davidson motorcycles. I know several. But their numbers aren’t inspiring.

It’s not a full-blown crisis for H-D yet, but it’s

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Electric motorbike review: Zero Motorcycles SR/S

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Speaking of propulsion, the SR/S features a sizeable 14.4kWh lithium-ion battery paired with a compact electric motor. We will get to acceleration later, but in terms of range, Zero claims the SR/S should be able to cover around 161 miles in the city, while a constant cruise at 70mph will return an 82-mile range. Combine the two and you get a 109-mile real-world range, which is roughly on a par with the significantly more expensive Livewire. 

In terms of charging speed, the Standard model (£19,590) gets a 3kW on-board charger, while the Premium model (£21,590) gets a 6kW rapid-charger. When

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Honda launches new U-GO electric scooter in China, Auto News, ET Auto

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U-GO electric scooter
U-GO electric scooter

Beijing: Automobile and motorbike giant Honda’s Chinese arm Wuyang-Honda has added a new electric scooter, ‘U-GO Electric Scooter’, to its lineup in the Chinese market.

The U-GO e-scooter comes in two models that are ultra-affordable and purely designed for urban commute, GizmoChina reported on Sunday.

The new Honda U-GO electric scooter is presently available in China at a starting price of 7,499 Chinese Yuan ($1,150) while the standard version is priced at 7,999 CNY ($1,233).

The standard model has a 1.2 kW continuous-rated hub motor with a peak rating of 1.8 kW and a top speed of

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