Harley-Davidson’s newest electric concept is aimed at city dwellers — and could help the struggling brand reinvent itself

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Harley-Davidson has unveiled two electric-concept bikes as it tries to rebound from four years of declining sales. Harley-Davidson

  • Harley-Davidson has declared that the future is electric — and it’s quickly scaling up a pipeline of electric bikes.
  • Two new concepts unveiled last week at the X Games in Colorado wouldn’t require a motorcycle license and could be charged with a normal wall plug, the company says.
  • Courting new riders, including city dwellers and millennials, is key to the company’s turnaround plans.

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GM is getting into the electric bike business

We blended electrification engineering know-how, design talents

General Motors said it plans to bring two new electric bikes to market next year — one folding and one compact — as the automaker makes a broader push into electrification and other ideas that try to move beyond its traditional business model of producing and selling gas-power vehicles.

The automaker didn’t have a lot of information to share about the e-bikes or its ultimate plans. For instance, Hannah Parish, director of General Motors Urban Mobility Solutions, wouldn’t say if GM plans to launch a bike-sharing service as a result of these two new products. “I can’t say anything is on or off the table at this point,” she added.

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Cyomo Electric Bike Recharges It’s Battery Using the Sun

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Cyomo electric bike

Cyomo electric bike can recharge its energy using solar panel. This bike has been design for our daily commuting. It’s an electric bike that has been designed to be able to harness its energy from the sun. (Pics)

 

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