Damon Motorcycles Charges Forward Despite COVID-19
Damon Motorcycles continues to ride a wave of momentum in 2020 despite the crippling effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. Recently, the company announced unprecedented growth, expansion and a new feature:Since March 31st, orders for the company’s Hypersport electric motorcycles have increased 60 percent, surpassing $16M. The Damon Hypersport is the world’s smartest, safest, and most powerful, fully connected electric motorcycle.Damon’s North American growth has been so successful that the company is now setting its sights on the European motorcycle market. Damon aims to target several European countries including Italy, UK, Germany, and France, which have all seen impressive electric vehicle adoption in recent years.Damon recently announced an important new feature that transcends motorcycling: Vehicle-to-Home (V2H) backup power. Damon has announced it is doubling the motorcycle’s use as an energy storage backup and home generator, that could be especially vital during an emergency. The 21 kWh battery pack could provide more than two full days of behind-the-meter power to the home for the average 9 kWh of daily power consumption. And as a fully connected device, bidirectional charging can be controlled and scheduled remotely through the Damon app.
Damon also continues to receive accolades for its innovation. The Robb Report has named Damon's Hypersport Premier "Best of the Best" in motorcycle innovation. Robb Report's annual awards honor “truly exceptional products and experiences” from around the globe. The media outlet praised Damon for its innovation, especially its Shift™ feature that transforms the riding position between sport and commuter modes with the push of a button. Commenting on Shift, the Robb Report said “Basically, it’s a two-wheel Transformer.” You can read Robb Report's review of the Hypersport Premier here.Damon continues to charge ahead in 2020 and forge a new path forward for electric motorcycling. Noted tech analyst Rob Enderle says, “For more than thirty years I have been an advocate of two-wheel transportation and am excited about the connectivity, safety and autonomous capabilities built into the Damon Hypersport. The future of transportation is highly connected, intelligent and increases safety. Damon has the right ingredients in place to deliver upon these needs and change the market landscape.”To learn more about Damon Motorcycles, click here.