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Inside Harley Davidson’s EV shift with a ride on its LiveWire

Harley-Davidson will release its first production electric motorcycle in September, the LiveWire. Yes, the American symbol for internal combustion, chrome and steel is going all in on two-wheeled EVs. Founded in Milwaukee in 1903, Harley Davidson opened a Silicon Valley office in 2018 with plans to add a future line-up of electric vehicles—from motorcycles to ...

Softbank and Toyota-backed mobility venture gains five more automakers

MONET Technologies, a joint venture launched by Softbank and Toyota to provide on-demand mobility services eventually with an autonomous module bus, has five new partners. Five Japanese automakers including Isuzu Motors, Suzuki Motor Corp., Subaru, Daihatsu and Mazda will each invest 2% in the venture. Softbank and Toyota each own 35% of the company. Honda ...

This new Honda e detail suggests it’s going to be fun to drive

New details keep trickling out about the Honda e, the compact electric vehicle that’s coming to market in spring 2020, from pop-out door handles and internal side view mirrors to the touchscreen display. The latest, revealed Thursday, includes a battery capacity of 35.5 kilowatt-hours. An important nugget that is sure to get some folks excited ...

Honda’s latest Mean Mower is the fastest accelerating lawnmower. (It’s really fast.)

Yes, there is a fastest accelerating lawnmower in the world, and yes, it has been named.  Honda's Mean Mower V2 has won the accolade from the people at Guinness World Records, who have declared it as having the fastest acceleration for a law... ...

Supercross to debut first EV class and tap startups to go digital

Motorcycle racing series Supercross will add e-motos and more digitization to its franchise (aided by startups) in the near future, according to Director of Operations David Prater. The sport—where riders race high-performance machines on jump filled stadium dirt tracks—currently fields only gas two-wheelers. This fall Supercross looks to launch its first EV class starting with ...

The all-electric Honda e is bringing its side view mirrors inside

Honda e, the compact electric vehicle that’s coming to market in spring 2020, is bringing its side-view mirrors inside. The company confirmed Tuesday that its side-camera-mirror system, which was on the prototype version, will be a standard feature when the car enters production.  The side-camera-mirror system includes two six-inch screens, situated on the left and ...

Honda X-NV Concept Debuts At Shanghai Auto Show

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Honda introduces another localized BEV in China Honda presents in Shanghai its new all-electric crossover, the Honda X-NV Concept, envisioned exclusively for China. The X-NV was developed jointly by Honda Motor China Technology Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Honda. The production version is scheduled for market launch in the second half of 2019. The Honda X-NV ...

Smart Plug-In Buys: The Best EV And PHEV Deals For April

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

CarsDirect ranks some of the best deals on electric vehicles this month. Electric vehicle owners know that their EVs and PHEVs are money savers. While most plug-ins have a higher MSRP than an equivalent ICE vehicle, an electric car can actually save owners thousands over the lifetime of the vehicle. One factor is of course ...

This Guy Claims Tesla Model 3 Is A Better Value Than Honda Accord

04.14.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Or it is, if you compared a base model to a well-equipped one. Comparing the value of a gasoline-powered vehicle against an electric one is a moving target. It depends on where you live, what your driving habits are, and how much you value one form of propulsion over the other. Yet here’s another example ...

Former MotoGP Champ To Attempt Electric Motorcycle Speed Record

04.06.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Yes, THAT Max Biaggi. Originally unveiled in 2013, Voxan Motors is prepping its electric motorcycle, the Wattman (cute, right?), to take to the Bolivian salt flats in an attempt to unseat the current electric motorcycle land speed record holder. The rider they’ve enlisted to make this attempt is none other than Max Biaggi. Biaggi has a long resume ...