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CES 2019: Harley-Davidson to showcase e-motorcycle with Samsung battery

Agency | January 08, 2019 01:01 PM

LAS VEGAS: American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle "LiveWire" equipped with Samsung SDI Co.'s battery pack, would be unveiled during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here, the South Korean battery maker said on Tuesday.

Harley-Davidson and Samsung SDI have collaborated on the building of the electric motorcycle project for over four years to target tech-savvy, premium consumers, Yonhap news agency reported.

The electric motorcycle runs on a battery pack, comprising lithium-ion cells made by Samsung SDI.

LiveWire's range is approximately 180 km, and it can do zero to 100 kph in just 3.5 seconds, Samsung SDI claimed.

The American motorcycle manufacturer will show off the LiveWire during CES that runs through Friday and accept preorders during the event for shipping in the fall, it noted.

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