Honda Electric Motorcycles

UPDATE – Honda has officially unveiled the EV-neo electric scooter in Japan saying it will initially offer the bike as a lease with sales being an option further down the road. The EV-neo has a range of 30km (19 miles), which is surprisingly limited considering that already established electric motorcycle companies Zero and Brammo offer a 50 mile range (80km) and dare I say it, much better looks, for roughly the same price point.

Original ArticleHonda is going to begin selling electric motorcycles in December this year according to the leading Japanese newpaper, The Nikkei. It’s a surprise announcement and it indicates that Honda has been working on electric bikes for quite a while behind the scenes. The bikes will reportedly use lithium-ion batteries from Toshiba and will have a similar power output to a 50cc internal combustion engine (expect Vespa levels of performance). With pricing set at about $5,366 USD (before US tax credits) the Honda bikes will be competing with the likes of Zero and Brammo, both of whom are offering solid electric motorcycles at a similar price point.

We’ll keep you updated as more news is forthcoming.

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GreenDude

Can’t wait to see some more details and pictures, does anyone know when the official release will be?

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