Harley Davidson and Electrify America have announced a partnership to offer a quick charge plan to owners of the upcoming HD LiveWire electric motorcycle.
Owners of LiveWire will receive "the equivalent of 500 kilowatt hours of free recharge over two years at the country's Electrify America stations."
Electrify America will integrate the Harley Davidson app into its network:
"LiveWire motorcycle customers who purchase models manufactured between August 2019 and July 2021 can register and manage their charge plans via the new Electrify America mobile app, available for Android and iPhone. Harley-Davidson customers will be able to take advantage of Electrify America's network of ultra-fast electric vehicle (EV) chargers through highway and metro charging stations in 42 states and the District of Columbia. "
Giovanni Palazzo, President and CEO of Electrify America, commented on the announcement:
"With an average distance of 70 miles between each of our charging stations, we are creating a high-end, ubiquitous and powerful network. It is therefore logical to extend this offer to owners of electric motorcycles. We are excited to be working with an iconic brand like Harley-Davidson, as part of a shared commitment to advancing the electric transportation industry. "
Luke Mansfield, Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, added:
"At Harley-Davidson, we are taking significant steps to lead the electrification of the bike, including supporting the development of a global charging infrastructure. We look forward to giving our customers plenty of opportunities to recharge their Livewire motorcycles, including access to a free recharge on Electrify America's growing network. "
Electrify America aims to have approximately 800 full charging sites with 3,500 chargers by December 2021.
Harley-Davidson has updated LiveWire's verified production specifications earlier this year.
The new beach of the city has been verified to 225 km. In addition, the company has now announced a range of 142 km (88 miles) for on-road and city driving.
For fast charging capacity, HD indicates that the battery pack can be charged from 0 to 80% in 40 minutes or from 0 to 100% in 60 minutes.
The electric bike starts at $ 30,000 and production is expected to begin in the coming months.
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