Energica Partnering With German University To Develop Lane Change Assistant For Motorcycles

Energica is pushing forward with motorcycle safety systems that could benefit both electric and internal combustion motorcycles. This time, Energica is partnering with a prestigious German university.

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The Technical department of Energica Motor Company is among the flagships of Energica’s Innovation. The development of Energica motorcycles goes also through relationships with prestigious international universities.

The Italian manufacturer of high-performing electric motorcycles is partnering with German University of Applied Sciences “Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes” for E2R Project: a step-based lane change assistant for motorcycles, based on an innovative camera system for early detection of hazards.

The assistant will support motorcyclist needs like:

– Protection of the blind spot area

– Monitoring of distant vision for approaching vehicles

– Monitoring of approaching objects to the motorcycle

– Keeping an overview in critical situations

“In these years we never stopped at the status quo that current technology offered. We continued to do research, creating new know-how “. Says Giampiero Testoni CTO Energica.

“By getting involved with universities Energica can take advantage of working with new talents, facing new challenges”

“For us safety is one of the most important topics while riding a motorcycle. That is why we are developing innovative sensor systems for motorcycles in Saarbrücken. We are glad to have such an innovative and powerful partner like Energica for this challenge”. Team E2R from university of applied sciences “htw saar”.