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Harley Davidson and Alta Motors to collaborate on electric motorcycle development

Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) has made an equity investment in Alta Motors, a maker of electric motorcycles and lightweight EV drivetrains. The two companies plan to collaborate on electric motorcycle technology and new product development. Having tested the market with its LiveWire prototype in 2014, Harley recently announced that it would bring its first electric motorcycle… Read more »

Electrify America to offer 2 years of free charging to Harley-Davidson LiveWire owners

Charging network operator Electrify America has partnered with Harley-Davidson to provide owners of its first all-electric motorcycle, the Harley-Davidson LiveWire, with the per-minute equivalent of 500 kWh of complimentary charging over two years. Harley first teased an all-electric motorcycle in 2014 and the company plans to begin deliveries of the LiveWire in August 2019. “At… Read more »

Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle now available for pre-orders

Hell announced an unprecedented coat of frost this week, as Harley-Davidson began taking orders for the LiveWire, its first electric production motorcycle. The 2020 LiveWire is now available for US dealer pre-orders at a starting MSRP of $29,799. Deliveries to the US are expected to begin this fall. The LiveWire, which Harley calls “the perfect… Read more »

Harley-Davidson announces plan to produce new electric motorcycles

You might expect the Hawg to be the last vehicle in the world to go electric – and there will surely be large numbers of the Daytona crowd who cling to gasoline until the bitter end. However, there are at least two good reasons for Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) to start introducing electric models. First, electric… Read more »

Harley-Davidson confirms it will bring electric motorcycle to market

In 2014, Harley-Davidson took its LiveWire prototype electric motorcycle on a road trip to gauge consumer interest. During a recent earnings call, the company announced plans to bring an electric motorcycle to market. The marketing plan will be based on research from the 12,000 people who rode the LiveWire. “You’ve heard us talk about Project… Read more »

Harley-Davidson’s Chief Engineer on the development of Project LiveWire

As Harley-Davidson tours America testing the waters for its prototype electric motorcycle, LiveWire, early riders like what they see and hear. For decades, few names have been as synonymous with traversing the American landscape as Harley-Davidson. After 111 years, Milwaukee, Wisconsin’s Harley-Davidson Motor Company has survived many ups and downs, including outlasting the Great Depression,… Read more »

Harley-Davidson hiring EV Director as Project Livewire wows New York

Brammo CEO Craig Bramscher noted in a recent Charged feature that there are only so many cool jobs for people who love electric motorcycles. It sounds like the coolest job imaginable just opened up – Harley-Davidson is looking for a Director of Electrical Vehicle Technology. According to a posting on the company’s web site, the EV Director will be responsible… Read more »

Harley-Davidson develops electric hawg

“You ain’t parkin’ that thing next to my hog!” growls the bearded, bandana-wearing, Bud-clutching biker. But what if the newfangled electric motorcycle is a hog? Bike Week will never be the same. Yes, believe it or not, Harley-Davidson (NYSE: HOG) has built a prototype electric motorcycle, and starting this week, selected consumers across the country… Read more »

Rivian appoints five executives, prepares to launch its first EV in 2020.

EV startup Rivian, which has facilities in Michigan, California and Illinois, plans to introduce its first EV, a five-passenger pickup, in 2020, followed by a seven-passenger SUV. The company recently announced the appointment of five new executives. Mark Vinnels has joined the company as Executive Director of Engineering and Vehicle Programs. Prior to joining Rivian,… Read more »