Motorcycle

Volcon Grunt electric motorcycle can ride 100 miles per charge

Volcon Grunt electric motorcycle can ride 100 miles per charge

A company called Volcon has an interesting electric motorcycle design for off-road use called the Grunt. The bike has wide tires and retails for $5995. Volcon promises premium craftsmanship and says that the Grunt can easily navigate diverse terrain and handle inclement weather.

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Bosch creates a system that helps motorcyclists get faster emergency assistance

Bosch creates a system that helps motorcyclists get faster emergency assistance

Bosch has announced the creation of a new system that can help motorcyclists receive assistance much faster and increase their chances of surviving an accident. The company says that the risk of being killed in a motorcycle accident is 20 times higher than it is an automobile accident. The system that Bosch created is called Help Connect.

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2018 Honda Gold Wing motorcycles are getting an Android Auto update

2018 Honda Gold Wing motorcycles are getting an Android Auto update

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are almost always associated with cars. After all, it's in their very name. They aren't, however, the only driver on wheels that may want a dash of modern mobile technology on their dashboard. Even those on only two wheels may benefit not just from the convenience but also from the safety that something like Android Auto offers and, at long last, Honda is bringing exactly that to the latest fleet of its Gold Wing flagship bikes starting next month.

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Android Auto is finally coming to Harley-Davidson bikes

Android Auto is finally coming to Harley-Davidson bikes

As it says in its name, Android Auto was primarily designed for automobiles, a.k.a. cars. Those, however, aren't the only vehicles on wheels that warrants a safe way to interact with mobile apps and Internet services. While some might argue you shouldn't do that on a motorcycle anyway, the next best thing would be to have Apple CarPlay or Android Auto on a bike dashboard that few bikes even have. Fortunately, Harley-Davidson's 2021 bikes do and you can "upgrade" them to Android Auto soon.

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Zero SR/S electric motorcycle is a comfier cruiser (but it’s definitely not slow)

Zero SR/S electric motorcycle is a comfier cruiser (but it’s definitely not slow)

Electric bike company Zero Motorcycles has added a new model to the lineup, with the SR/S promising more comfort for long-distance cruising to go with its stealthy drivetrain. Borrowing the electric motors and other components of last year's Zero SR/F, the new bike is more upright and will accommodate a passenger, too.

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NIU electric motorcycles throw in the 5G, autonomous driving buzzwords

NIU electric motorcycles throw in the 5G, autonomous driving buzzwords

Smart e-moped maker NIU yesterday announced its launch in the US consumer market and it has more to say beyond mopeds. Joining the growing number of voices shouting "5G", the Chinese company is revealing two new electric motorcycle lines that are embracing the current trends in mobile and automotive industries. While the RQi-GT and TQi-GT have different forms and slightly different features, both are joined by a common thread, what NIU calls "5G IoT", that keeps the vehicles connected to NIU's cloud, whether you like it or not.

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NIU smart e-mopeds are coming to the US, sold directly to consumers

NIU smart e-mopeds are coming to the US, sold directly to consumers

Thanks to high-profile companies like Tesla (and its equally high-profile CEO), electric vehicles have captured the attention of mainstream media. Although most of the EVs presented take the form of cars and trucks, those aren't the only kind of vehicles in the market. Electric bikes and mopeds don't always get the spotlight but NIU will try to change that by offering its smart electric mopeds to the US market, selling directly to consumers this time.

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Aston Martin AMB 001 motorcycle melds hypercar style with two-wheel tech

Aston Martin AMB 001 motorcycle melds hypercar style with two-wheel tech

Aston Martin may not be the first name you associate with motorcycles, but the striking AMB 001 built in collaboration with Brough Superior could well change all that. Making its debut in Milan today, the handsome two-wheeler combines Aston Martin style with bike tech from the storied British specialist, for a very limited, very special run.

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This is BMW’s vision of tomorrow’s electric motorcycle

This is BMW’s vision of tomorrow’s electric motorcycle

BMW has revealed its vision of the future of the electric motorcycle, with the BMW Motorrad Vision DC Roadster promising enough heritage to keep long-time fans onboard, but with all the green tech to coax in new riders. The vision of the future of the iconic 2-cylinder boxer engine was shown off in Munich this week.

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Zero Motorcycles SR/F electric bike gets faster and more connected

Zero Motorcycles SR/F electric bike gets faster and more connected

The electric motorcycle world just got smarter, with Zero Motorcycles revealing its new connected street bike. The 2020 Zero SR/F will sit at the top of the bike-maker's range, with up to 200 miles of range and a top speed of 124 mph.

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The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle just got a price

The Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle just got a price

An electric Harley-Davidson might sound like blasphemy, but the iconic motorcycle-maker is embracing the EV future with the new LiveWire. Now opening up for preorders as of CES 2019 today, the electric motorbike has finally had a price tag attached, though the size of it might make you wince.

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Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle has no clutch and no Harley rumble

Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle has no clutch and no Harley rumble

Harley-Davidson (HD) has been talking up the motorcycle that it hopes will reach out to generations of younger riders and save the brand from a downward spiral as traditional riders hang up their helmets. That motorcycle is an electric offering called the LiveWire that is derived from Project LiveWire unveiled years ago. The bike made its official European debut recently at the EICMA show in Milan, and at that debut came more details on LiveWire.

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