Electric motorcycles have recently been gaining traction all over the world. Companies like Zero Motorcycles, BMW, and Energica have been working on electrifying motorcycles and scooters. Now, even Harley-Davidson is getting on board. The American company famous for its loud engines and powerful motorcycles is shifting gears and betting heavily on electric motorcycle technology.
Harley-Davidson has been manufacturing motorcycles for over a hundred years. Since 1903, the company has built a tribe of free-spirited motorcycle enthusiasts with a particular affinity for loud bikes. So what’s changed? Why go electric, and why now?