Panasonic Automotive Connects LiveWire™, Harley-Davidson’s First Electric Motorcycle

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First North American mass-market manufacturer of cellular-connected electric motorcycle

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 7, 2019) –Panasonic Automotive announced its expanding work on electric motorcycle and connectivity. Therefore the Harley-Davidson® LiveWire™ electric motorcycle releasing this August.

Firstly, the LiveWire™ electric motorcycle offers riders an exciting, high-performance motorcycling experience. In addition it’s one infused with a new level of technology. Furthermore the collaboration with Panasonic Automotive and its connectivity with V2X platforms. For example and such as the OneConnect® connected service platform. Therefore it makes Harley-Davidson the first mass-market manufacturer in North America. All with a cellular-connected electric motorcycle.

Therefore, Panasonic Automotive connects riders to their motorcycle. All through a cellular connection. Then the connection to the telematics control unit (TCU). This is utilizing Panasonic’s OneConnect® service with its V2X for AI Driving.

Further and more noteworthy, the OneConnect™ service complements the latest version of the Harley-Davidson™ App. As well as the new Harley-Davidson Connect™ service. Together, these systems link LiveWire™ riders with their motorcycle. All through their smartphone providing features. such as: 

Motorcycle status: Information is also available through H-D Connect. It includes battery charge level and available range. Also charging status including time to completion. This allows the rider to remotely check the motorcycle status. Yes folks from any location. All where there is sufficient cellular signal is available. Finally and most interestingly, a charge station location finder. One that is integrated into the H-D App.

Tamper alerts and vehicle location

Sources: Harley-Davidson Motor Company® www.h-d.com http://us.panasonic.com/automotive, Panasonic.com