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Honda sign-up with Hitachi for electric vehicles

Does this mean Honda will achieve their aim of a production, electric motorcycle by 2017? Tucked away quietly in an annual sustainability report from 2015 was a single paragraph that outlined Honda’s intentions for electric, two-wheel mobility, it called for “Market electric motorcycles that meet local needs in...

CCM reveal their 600cc ‘Spitfire’

Single-cylinder street machine announced ahead of full release later this month. What started out as a small gang of CCM designers and mechanics working behind the scenes in their spare time has now become the new CCM Spitfire – a carbon steel framed, 600cc, Single cylindered beauty. Whilst we...

The reason for most motorcycle crashes? Car drivers

An Australian study states ‘failure of other drivers to give way’ as the most common factor in bike accidents. Research by Monash University, Melbourne has found that human error was the primary contributing factor for 94 per cent of accidents involving motorcycles. Whilst with single-bike crashes, rider error and loss...

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

Announcement today in partnership with General Motors pledges $85 million towards mass production of fuel cells. Between them, Honda and GM hold over 2,200 patents with respect to fuel cell technology (ranking them number 1 and number 3 in the world respectively) and with their announcement today of...