Swappable battery system set by companies representing half of global motorcycle market

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A consortium of manufacturers representing half the global motorcycle market announced an agreement Friday for a standardized battery-swapping system for electric motorcycles. electric motorcycles

Agreement reached to standardize swappable batteries for electric motorcycles

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The Swappable Battery Consortium for Electric Motorcycles has reached an agreement to standardize swappable batteries and replacement systems, allowing battery sharing and paving the way for increased adoption of electric motorcycles in Japan. Suzuki Motor Corporation and Yamaha Motor Co., in April 2019, aimed at increasing the adoption of electric motorcycles in Japan.


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Report: Suzuki to commercialize fuel cell motorcycle in Japan; on-road testing begins in 2016

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The Nikkei reports that Suzuki Motor plans to commercialize a hydrogen powered fuel cell motorcycle, with plans to start testing it on public roads in 2016 once Japan’s transport ministry finalizes the relevant safety and environmental standards. Suzuki already has a joint venture with Intelligent Energy Holdings that will produce a Burgman fuel cell scooter. The high-pressure hydrogen tank is small enough for a motorcycle.

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Autotalks joins Connected Motorcycle Consortium

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Autotalks , an Israel-based fabless semiconductor company devoted to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications ( earlier post ), has joined the Connected Motorcycle Consortium (CMC). Autotalks will work with other CMC members to help realize the vision of a uniform motorcycle platform for V2M (Vehicle-to-Motorcycle) communication. CMC is a collaboration between manufacturers, suppliers, researchers and associations to make motorcycles part of the future connected mobility.

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Volkswagen and Suzuki to Establish Strategic Partnership; VW to Take 19.9% Stake in Suzuki, Suzuki to Invest in VW

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Volkswagen AG and Suzuki Motor Corporation have signed a framework agreement to establish a close long-term strategic partnership. of Suzuki’s issued shares, in a deal worth about ¥200 billion (about US$2.3 Suzuki intends to invest up to one half of the amount received from Volkswagen into shares of Volkswagen. Suzuki has our own ideas where the priorities should be, and we have already shared those with Volkswagen. I think that will benfit both Suzuki and Volksawgen.

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Driven: 2010 Suzuki SX4 Sportback

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Suzuki loves to talk about the "motorcycle DNA" that it supposedly infuses into each of its four-wheeled vehicles, but the average buyer is probably more interested in Suzuki's relatively low prices--and the promise of high fuel-economy that comes from the small stature of some of its cars, such as the 2010 Suzuki SX4. The SX4 has been Suzuki's

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American Suzuki restructures under Chapter 11; exiting auto market in US

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC), the sole distributor in the continental United States of Suzuki Motor Corporation automobiles, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles and marine outboard engines, will restructure under chapter 11. The realignment is intended to better position ASMC for long-term success and is a return to the company’s roots in the US market, which began with motorcycles and has grown to include ATV and marine products.

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Suzuki Introduces Concept Burgman Fuel-Cell Scooter at Tokyo Show

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At the Tokyo Motor Show, Suzuki introduced its concept Burgman Fuel-Cell Scooter, based on technologies from the Crosscage concept motorcycle that it displayed at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show ( earlier post ), thereby realizing a more practical and accessible fuel-cell bike. The air-cooled PEM fuel cell—made by UK-based Intelligent Energy, Suzuki’s partner in other fuel cell efforts—is fueled by a 70 MPa (10,000 psi) hydrogen tank (the highest-pressure tank used on a bike thus far).

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Analysis: What’s the Best Way to Market EVs?

Clean Fleet Report

Harley-Davidson, the legendary and revered American manufacturer of motorcycles, announced that it is establishing LiveWire as a separate electric motorcycle brand on July 8,2021, just in time for the first of nine outdoor International Motorcycle Shows.

American Suzuki Motor receives bankruptcy court approval of up to $100M in Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing

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American Suzuki Motor Corporation (ASMC) has received court approval for Debtor-In-Possession (DIP) financing. As a result, the Company will be able to borrow up to $50 million for operations and up to $50 million for purchases of inventory from Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC). These funds will help ensure that ASMC has the cash necessary to operate its business during the pendency of the chapter 11 case. Earlier post.)

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Suzuki and Intelligent Energy Showcase Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter in London Ahead of Fleet Tests in the UK

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Suzuki Motor Corporation nd Intelligent Energy jointly unveiled the Suzuki Burgman Fuel Cell Scooter ( earlier post ) in London’s Living Room, City Hall, London. The Fuel Cell Burgman takes the next step towards offering cleaner, more efficient motorcycles in a practical and accessible form with the potential to significantly reduce emissions around the world. The first public road tests of the Suzuki Burgman will be conducted initially at Loughborough.

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Suzuki EcoCharge Concept Hybrid: 2011 NY Auto Show Live Photos

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While the Kizashi Apex Concept shown at Suzuki's New York auto show stand showed off the brand's motorsports and motorcycle heritage, the Kizashi EcoCharge Concept here shows the direction for the hybrid version of the Kizashi that Suzuki has confirmed is under development.

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Suzuki to showcase fuel cell and plug-in hybrid concepts

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Suzuki is set to exhibit two new exciting green car concepts at the Tokyo Motor Show later this month, a Swift with Plug-in Hybrid system and an SX4 Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). Suzuki explains that the new Swift Plug-in Hybrid is likely to appeal to drivers with low daily mileage of around 20km as the vehicles is designed to be driven primarily on electric power. Tags: Electric cars Fuel Cells Suzuki fuell cell hybrid japan new

Elixxer- An Electric Motorcycle is Born

DIY Electric Car

But recently I’ve been planning a project that was easier to do well, while on a budget but was useful enough to be worth investing in… An Electric motorcycle. And two weeks ago I became the proud owner of this 1984 Suzuki GSXR 400 off Ebay for the grand price of $495. I have been researching Electric Cars since September last year , in that time period I have gone through many plans and thrashed out many budgets as I worked out how a student could make a satisfactory EV.

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2020 Electric Vehicle Industry Report Card and trends for the new year

Plug In India

The electric motorcycle scene has disappointed. For example, there is no news from Tork motorcycles. Lethargic Electric Motorcycle Space Revolt Electric Motorcycles was launched in 2019 and the team did very well to expand into 6 cities by the end of 2020.

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OLA Electric's huge scooter factory - India's own Gigafactory

Plug In India

Mr Bhavish said that this factory will manufacture 2 wheeler scooters to start and then manufacture motorcycles and also Electric Cars. The Existing ICE 2 wheeler dinosaurs like TVS, Honda, Suzuki, Vespa will have to act soon and launch electrics.

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