Electric

No, Harley-Davidson isn’t killing off the LiveWire electric motorcycle

Harley-Davidson recently updated the Future Vehicles section of its website, removing some previously featured models. One of those models was an electric motorcycle, prompting speculation that the motorcycle manufacturer might be calling it quits on electric vehicles.

The move was first reported on Motorcycle.com before the speculation was picked up elsewhere.

I reached out to Harley-Davidson directly to inquire about the company’s plans for its lightweight electric vehicle concept (seen above) that was removed from the Future Vehicles section of the website, as well as to hopefully receive more information about the fate of the LiveWire electric motorcycle. Below is the response I received:

As part of The Rewire, Harley-Davidson is no longer commenting on future products prior to their formal introduction. Harley-Davidson is committed to lead the electrification of motorcycles. As pioneers in the space, we are proud of the accomplishments of LiveWire to date, including achieving the

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Ferrari isn’t racing toward electric cars, but they’ll be loud when it gets there

When Harley-Davidson got into the electric motorcycle business, there was one thing it knew it needed: noise.

While many battery-powered vehicles take advantage of electrification to operate as silently as possible, H-D made sure that its Livewire bike was engineered to produce a signature sound that it described as the electric guitar complement to its acoustic gas-powered bikes. Now supercar maker Ferrari is singing the same tune.

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Harley-Davidson Spins Off New Electric Bicycle Business

On Tuesday, Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) took the wraps off a new electric bicycle and a new electric bicycle company that it has spun off from its motorcycle business.

Called the Serial 1 Cycle Company, a name based on Harley’s very first motorcycle built back in 1903, the new company will be based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the new bike will hit the markets in early 2021.

Serial 1 electric bicycle

A Serial 1 e-bike. Image source: Harley-Davidson.

Harley hinted at the bike back in its first More Roads to Harley road map several years ago, but the designs have evolved; the Serial 1 looks nothing like even the three prototypes revealed last year.

The company didn’t include specs on the new pedal-assist e-bike, so there is no information on power, battery size, and range, or even price. Photos of the bike show that the Serial 1 has a sharp, retro look

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The Dry Ice-Cooled Electric Motorcycle Racing Toward a World Record

In the world of cars and motorcycles, regardless of how they’re powered, it’s all about speed. Voxan Wattman, a big player in the electric motorcycle sphere, believes they have a non-traditional electric model with a unique dry ice cooling system that’s ready to smash a major world record in that category.

The new Voxan Wattman Dry Ice-Cooled Electric Motorcycle.
The new Voxan Wattman Dry Ice-Cooled Electric Motorcycle.

Voxan Wattman was initially aiming to try to set a new land speed record in July 2020, but as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, their attempt was delayed. For now, the event has been tentatively postponed until 2021. Regardless of the delays, Max Biaggi, who’s been the motorcycle racing world champion a whopping six times now, is still set to be the one who rides the new electric motorcycle at the Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia. The team’s goal is to reach a top speed

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