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Merge Now is a weekly series of conversations about the most important topics in mobility technology, with the people shaping the future of transportation. Hosted by Ed Niedermeyer, Senior Editor for Mobility Technology at The Drive and co-host of The Autonocast, Merge Now takes you beyond the headlines and deep into the important and thorny issues that will change the world and how you move through it.

Jun 20, 2019

The most exciting new mobility technologies are most typically being used to make vehicles safer and more efficient, but why aren't more being used to take the enjoyment of enthusiast driving to new levels? At the new electric motorcycle startup ARC Vehicles, that's exactly what's happening. On this week's Merge Now, ARC CEO and former Jaguar Land Rover "special operations" engineer Mark Truman joins the show to explain all the wild technology going into ARC's futuristic Vector motorcycle, how these technologies are being used to enhance the rider's enjoyment as well as their safety, and where the motorcycle startup wants to go next. If you're worried that the future doesn't hold much promise for enthusiasts, be sure to give this episode a listen.