First Electric Bike Made by Famed Orange County Choppers;
Will Be Featured on Hit TV Show and Donated to Charity.
NEW YORK, Siemens on Aug 12, 2009 announced that it has teamed up with renowned custom motorcycle manufacturer Orange County Choppers to build the first custom electric motorcycle. The “Siemens Smart Chopper,” which will be featured on the hit TV show American Chopper, was unveiled in an event at the Time Warner Center.
“We wanted to build this unique chopper to raise environmental awareness and reflect what the 69,000 employees of Siemens USA are doing to help America stay on the cutting edge of tomorrow’s green economy,” said Daryl Dulaney, President & CEO of Siemens Building Technologies. “Siemens is already very much a part of the fabric of America, and our portfolio is one of the greenest in the business. Green is not marketing hype for us; it is in our DNA.”View More Siemens Unveils the First Custom 'Green' Electric Chopper