BMW Motorrad predicts a future of sharing electric scooters in major cities if helmet issues can be resolved, while electric motorcycles are still a long way off.
Two recent interviews with BMW executives have highlighted the Munich brand’s news of future two-wheel transport.
While BMW is championing its electric car fleet, its electric two-wheeled offerings are way behind.
Managing director Stephan Schaller has now told Italian publisher Motociclismo that electric motorcycles are not in their immediate future.
The Concept Link features a reverse gear, head-up display and connects to the internet to help the rider with navigation and battery charging. It would have about 160km of range.
However, electric scooters are and the Concept Link will go into production in 2021 to join the C-Evolution electric scooter. BMW Motorrad Australia does not believe infrastructure is ready yet for the C-Evolution released in 2013, even though BMW sells electric cars here.