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MichaelJ

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Lightning Motorcycles booth at Hong Kong Formula E event
« on: October 08, 2016, 08:06:19 PM »

While on vacation in Hong Kong, I stumbled across a Formula E race event being set up on the island.  On Saturday, the exhibitors' pavilion opened to the public.  Renault, Jaguar, BMW, and Tesla were represented, but to my pleasant surprise, so was Lightning Motorcycles.

Sharing their booth was an electric scooter company named Yadea, which I hear sells a million e-scooters to the Chinese market a year.  Perhaps there will be an opportunity for these two companies to work together.

CEO Richard Hatfield was present and kindly chatted with my wife and I for a while.

The only other two-wheeled electric vehicles present were electric bicycles that some event staff were using to get around the venue.
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Re: Lightning Motorcycles booth at Hong Kong Formula E event
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2016, 04:11:46 AM »

Well, Lightning does get around.   ;)  But I wonder if they have sold any motorcycles since they set up their small factory assembly line last year?   ???
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Re: Lightning Motorcycles booth at Hong Kong Formula E event
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2016, 02:49:27 PM »

Given that Yadea's graphics are all over the LS-218, I'd say its rather likely that the Chinese company has at the very least, invested in Lightening...
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