Harley Davidson’s first electric motorcycle dubbed the Livewire is viewed by many in the motorcycle industry as a dud.
But that doesn’t mean electric motorcycles are consigned to being dead on arrival simply because the industry Goliath fell flat on its face. In fact, with so much focus on how to prevent climate change — and considering advancements in battery technology — it’s likely electric motorcycles begin to flood the market over the next decade.
“It has a lot of great benefits. The biggest thing with that is technology has now caught up to the idea which is great. So these things go further and faster and they work better and don’t break down. Even some of the cheaper bikes out there are holding up and doing what they are supposed to do which is get you basically from point A to point B without leaving you stranded.