Apr 30, 2013
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From a press release
issued by CRP Group
A CRP Energica electric motorcycle project in the works.
New entries in the CRP team: Eng. Zelioli and Gherardi has been recruited to enter the staff of Energica.
Spring news at CRP! Energica development team, the Italian sustainable alternative and high performed two-wheeled, is enhanced with two high skilled technicians: Eng. Enrico Zelioli and Eng. Giovanni Gherardi.
The CRP Group, after the arrival of Eng. Bernicchia and Cocco at the beginning of the year, has recruited for Energica staff Eng. Zelioli. He graduated at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and has deep experience in various important national and international companies. At the beginning of his career he worked at CR&S, where he took part in VUN design; in 2007 Zelioli worked at Husqvarna - BMW Group – where he assumed the role of project leader of the offroad 4-stroke models and then in 2009 he became the project leader of Nuda 900 motorcycle, an important project Husqvarna-BMW branded that is considered to be the "first high performance Husky street motorcycle".
Within Energica development team, Zelioli will coordinate the design of the streetbike as Project Manager - Chassis & Body Dept. and he will be supported by another well known name, Eng. Giovanni Gherardi, the most important Italian expert in the field of electric vehicles.
After the degree at the University of Florence, Gherardi began his career as electronic designer in the field of renewable energy and textile at Shap SPA and Bromas srl, in 2009 he worked at V. Barbagli srl (well-known company in the field of "Metering & Billing") as a Remote Metering R&D. Finally in 2011 join the field of automotive and electric vehicles in Oxygen Spa, where he had the role of Electronic R&D Manager - Energy Storage, developing an Automatic Battery Test Bench able to run all USABC FreedomCAR and IEC62660-1 Performance and Aging test in order to characterize and select Lithium Cells.
An high-skilled resume that make him a major expert in the field of energy and electric vehicles. Eng. Gherardi has joined the Energica staff as Electronic System Architect, dealing with the design of the electronic control system of the bike and the vehicle body controller.
These are the lastest high-skilled new entries for the two-wheeled 100% electric streetbike made in CRP, which is a good alternative for the motorcycle riders who choose the sustainable mobility with the benefits of a luxury sportsbike.
Energica, 100% green-tech, has now a top team of experts at its disposal.