Newsflash! Our Japanese correspondent Hiromi Kinukawa heard some interesting news about the big 4 in Japan! HONDA, YAMAHA, KAWASAKI, SUZUKI are talking about setting some standards concerning batteries and charging equipment in order to promote electric motorcycles.

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BIG 4 in Japan are talking about setting some standards concerning charging methods

With the development competition of electric motorcycles worldwide, it is possible that these Japanese manufacturers will take the lead in establishing international standards in collaboration with each other and aim to expand sales.

The four Japanese manufacturers, Honda Motor, Yamaha Motor, Suzuki Motor, and Kawasaki Heavy Industries have decided to work together to promote the spread of electric motorcycles worldwide.

(I hope it’s not a late April’s Fool joke …) 

To be continued!

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Guy Salens (motorcycle enthousiast): I want to show the world an overview of existing electric motorcycles and future projects. Because it's time.