Earlier this year, I was invited to the Nasdaq by the electric vehicle investment company Ideanomics to get a closer look at the company’s newest acquisition: Energica’s high-power racing electric motorcycles. The morning started by watching suited up executives (as in Brooks Brothers, not Dainese) throwing a leg over the bikes in Times Square. But the next day, it was my turn. And while the heart of Manhattan isn’t necessarily the first place you’d think of for a high-powered motorcycle test ride, I still managed to find myself running short on throttle as we pinned it on the highways around the island.
Energica Stories June 15
Energica Stories May 31
Energica, known for its sport-inspired electric motorcycles that offer all three levels of charging speeds, has just unveiled its newest model known as the Energica Experia Green Tourer. The comfort-oriented electric motorcycle combines a large battery with fast charging to create a bike that can go the distance and then keep on going.
Energica Stories May 1
Two electric motorcycles and their determined riders recently set off to strike a new cannonball run record, racing in opposing directions across the US in a bid to reach the opposite coast first. Just 111 hours later, rider Steven Day set that new record and demonstrated the possibilities offered by high-performance electric motorcycles and distributed quick charging networks.
Energica Stories April 14
After electric vehicle company Ideanomics celebrated its successful acquiring of Italian electric motorcycle company Energica last month, the duo hosted an investor and analyst day at the Nasdaq this week. With Electrek in attendance, we heard first hand from the leaders of the two companies about how Energica’s industry-leading technology will now benefit Ideanomics other electric vehicle verticals, and vice versa.
Oh, and we snagged a pretty awesome ride on a 150 hp electric motorcycle too.
Energica Stories March 28
You may be more familiar with Energica’s 150 mph (240 km/h) electric motorcycles currently in use at the FIM MotoE electric motorcycle racing series. Energica’s run as the sole manufacturer for the series may be ending after this season, but the Italian motorcycle manufacturer already has even bigger plans for the future. And part of those plans include helping other manufacturers go electric by taking advantage of Energica’s EV technology.
Energica Stories November 2, 2020
Energica has big goals for 2020, including finishing the year strong with an increase in US-based sales of its electric motorcycles.
Energica Stories October 15, 2020
Last year, Italian electric racing motorcycle manufacturer Energica announced its intent to develop smaller, lighter weight electric motorbikes.
Now the company has progressed to bench testing a system that could become the powertrain for more affordable electric motorcycles designed for urban mobility.
Energica Stories May 8, 2020
If you had to imagine the toughest possible market conditions for the already tentative electric motorcycle industry, having your operations ceased because your country was leading Europe in a global pandemic might be near the top. But somehow that has barely phased Energica, who is now touting impressive sales numbers not just in Europe, but in the US as well.
Energica Stories April 29, 2020
Energica Stories April 10, 2020
Italy’s premier electric motorcycle manufacturer Energica is preparing to return to strong sales figures after being rocked hard by the current coronavirus pandemic.
Now the company’s CEO Livia Cevolini is detailing how she plans to do it.
Energica Stories February 26, 2020
Energica’s sales appear to be exploding this year, showing record growth for the Italian electric motorcycle company.
Energica Stories February 1, 2020
Energica Stories November 5, 2019
Today marks the start of EICMA 2019, the Milan Motorcycle Show. And one of the first big reveals of the show comes from Energica, the Italian electric racing motorcycle manufacturer. The company’s line of electric motorcycles saw its first major update in years today as Energica has just revealed its new 2020 models with a massive increase in battery capacity and range.
Energica Stories October 30, 2019
It looks like we can add Energica to the list of electric motorcycle companies that will be pulling a veil off a shiny new motorcycle at the 2019 EICMA Milan Motorcycle Show next week. The Italian electric motorcycle manufacturer will be showing off the 2020 version of its flagship Energica Ego electric racing bike.
Energica Stories July 18, 2019
Energica, the Italian manufacturer of high power electric racing motorcycles, has a new target in sight. The company has just announced plans to develop a series of smaller, lighter-weight electric motorcycles.
Energica Stories April 24, 2019
Energica’s riding academy will teach you to ride a 150 mph electric motorcycle
Energica is well known for their range of electric sportbikes. The Italian electric motorcycle manufacturer even provides the electric racing motorcycles for the MotoE series.
But if you were worried that you can’t handle their 150 mph (251 km/h) bikes, then don’t fret. The company has announced a new riding academy that will train you with the pros.
Energica Stories November 8, 2018
Energica Stories February 6, 2018
The world’s first electric motorcycle racing championship has been announced today in partnership with Dorna Sports, which is behind MotoGP, The FIM (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme), and they signed multinational power company Enel as the title sponsor. expand full story
Energica Stories November 8, 2017
With the EICMA Motorcycle Show in Milan this week, we are seeing a lot of new electric motorcycles.
After the new Evoke Urban Classic and KTM’s new 2018 Freeride E-XC electric motocross bike, now Energica unveils its third model: Eva EsseEsse9. expand full story
Energica Stories January 24, 2017
Energica Motor, an Italian manufacturer of supersport all-electric motorcycles, unveiled a new version of its flagship Eva battery-powered bike: ‘Midnight Racer’. It’s hard to say if it actually an improvement on the original award-winning bike, but it’s certainly a widely different look from the sports bike. expand full story