Damon Motorcycles has announced that its Hypersport electric motorcycles will support Vehicle-To-Home (V2H) backup capability. With 21 kWh of energy capacity, a Hypersport could provide more than two full days of behind-the-meter power to the home for the average 9 kWh of daily power consumption.
It’s also announced that, since March 31 2020, its orders have increased by 60 percent, surpassing $16M for its Hypersports range. Damon will now looks to launch in the European market, including Italy, UK, Germany, and France.
Jay Giraud, founder and CEO, Damon Motorcycles, says: “Our commitment to reinventing the future of motorcycling has been paramount amidst the devastating COVID-19 crisis. As the global economy slowly begins to rebound, we are excited to open pre-sales for the European markets and offer a safer, smarter and more sustainable motorcycle for the European two-wheel community.”
Hypersports are outfitted with CoPilot, Damon’s advanced warning system, and Shift, which transforms the riding position between sport and commuter modes with the push of a button.
Based in Vancouver, Canada, Damon is founded by serial entrepreneurs Jay Giraud and Dom Kwong. Damon’s investors include Round 13 Capital, Techstars, Fontinalis, Extreme Venture Partners and Pallasite Ventures.
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