Legendary motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announced that is working to create motorcycle with electric. According to representatives of the company, the future of environmentally friendly transport, so we need to continue to develop this area.
A prototype electric bike called Livewire, his company has introduced in 2014. He could drive 85 miles on a single charge and were very crude demonstration of the direction in which Harley-Davidson. Since then, the company announced that is working on a production model electric motorcycles. Now, her representatives announced that a new eco-friendly bike will be on the road in 2019.
The release of the new motorcycle the company hopes to improve no matter running business — last year the manufacturer has closed one of the factories and reported on the decline in sales, however with the release of motorcycle, the company plans not only to fix things, but to be a leader among other manufacturers.
The head of the company Matt Levatich marked that the modern market of electric motorcycles is in its infancy, but the company’s representatives believe that the Harley-Davidson premium will be to stimulate interest in electric two-wheeled transport.
Details and technical specifications, the developers have not yet reported, noting that will be published closer to the release of the motorcycle. It is not entirely clear whether the novelty is a logical continuation of a series of prototype Livewire, or something completely new, but in any case the wait is not long at all.