EICMA 2018: Vector is the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle with Human Machine Interface – HMI


Vector isn’t just a motorbike; it’s the world’s first fully-electric café racer coming with ground breaking haptic ride-wear and connected HUD helmet. Arc Vector’s ambition is to be the cleanest, safest, and most fulfilling motorcycle on the road.

Arc Vector ebike

Arc Vector ebike; photo: inmotionventures.com

Wrapped in a futuristic body, Arc Vector is the most advanced electric motorcycle existing on the today’s motorcycle market.

According to Mark Truman, Arc’s Founder and CEO, the innovative heads-up display helmet and the sensory riding suit are all working in unison to create an experience package like no other. At this week’s Milan Motorcycle Show 2018/ EICMA 2018, Arc announced the company get the support of InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund.

The investment from InMotion Ventures, along with Mercia Fund Managers, the Proof of Concept & Early Stage Fund which is part of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, and a number of industry specialist angels, will support Arc with its global ambition for expanding production and presence.

The Arc show stand at 2018 Milan Motorcycle Show showcased the high-end motorcycle brand, along with the bike itself and its ground breaking intelligent haptic ride-wear and connected Heads-Up Display helmet. A virtual reality ride experience was also available for attendees.

“Electric vehicles are pivotal for the future of urban mobility, helping people travel through cities quickly and cleanly as possible,” commented Sebastian Peck, Managing Director, inMotion Ventures. “We want to make sure that we’re not only changing the way people move but delivering unparalleled outdoor experiences while doing so. With Arc’s technology and vision, the Vector is an incredible development in the next generation of motorcycle travel.” added Peck.

The committed environmentalist, designer and engineer Mark Truman won the Society of Automotive Engineers International Young Engineer of the Year Award in 2005 for his experimental work on motorcycle chassis and swing arm flex and design parameters. He’s also a former Data Acquisition Engineer in top-level racing, during 35 years of motorcycling experience, and has built many of his own road and race machines.

Arc Vector ebike-

Arc Vector ebike; photo: inmotionventures.com

Arc Vector ebike rear

Arc Vector ebike; photo: inmotionventures.com