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Vicor Powering Innovation podcast

28 March 2024 News

The latest episode of the Vicor Powering Innovation podcast is now available on most major podcast providers. The episode explores electrification with Lightning Motorcycles, a company that produces the fastest electric motorcycle on the planet. Lightning Motorcycles (Lightning) not only manufactures the fastest motorbike on Earth, but also prides itself on delivering the smoothest, vibration-free ride for the purist who just loves the riding experience.

“The bike gives you a feeling of limitless torque with no vibration, no noise and no heat – there is almost a magical feeling to it,” said Richard Hatfield, founder and CEO of Lightning Motorcycles. In this podcast, Hatfield sits down with David Krakauer, VP of corporate marketing at Vicor, to share his story and how Lightning can engineer a superior motorcycle by nearly every measure.

Lightning, located in San Jose, California, is one of the leading electric motorcycles in the world. Hatfield said, “The biggest challenges we face are packaging, weight and thermodynamics when competing with internal combustion engine (ICE) bikes.” Sophisticated engineering has enabled Lightning to keep the weight of its EVs at about 92 kg, the same as competing ICE bikes.

The Vicor Powering Innovation podcast is available to download from all major podcast providers, including Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Listeners can learn about today’s toughest power challenges, new ideas in electrification, creative power architectures and real-life power design challenges.

To access the podcast, visit https://bitly.ws/3heIj




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