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Fiscal Cliff Resolution Extends EV Credit

Friday, January 4, 2013
Tax hikes and spending cuts dominated the Fiscal Cliff debate, but the resolution reached by lawmakers also extended a tax credit for electric motorcycles.

2013 BMW C 600 Sport & C 650 GT First Ride

Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Gabe Ets-Hokin hops aboard the new BMW C 600 Sport and C 650 GT scooters for a first ride through the hills of Southern California.

Reserve Your 2014 Energica on PayPal

Friday, December 7, 2012
Reservations for the 2014 Energica electric superbike, produced in Italy, are now being accepted online through PayPal.

2013 Piaggio BV 350 Scooter Review

Monday, December 3, 2012
Our scooter contributor evaluates the Piaggio BV 350 and makes a case for the UIS – Universal Italian Scooter.

smart Teams with Vectrix on E-Scooter

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Daimler subsidiary, smart, has teamed with Vectrix to develop their electric scooter which is planned to hit markets in 2014.

2013 Vespa 946 First Look

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The Vespa 946, revealed at the 2012 EICMA show in Milan, sources inspiration from the company's original 1946 Mp6 prototype and features a newly designed engine and body work.

2013 Piaggio Typhoon 50 Available in US

Monday, November 12, 2012
Piaggio is now offering the 2013 Piaggio Typhoon, a four-stroke, four-valve 50cc scooter, at Vespa/Piaggio dealerships across the United States.

2013 Vespa Sport Special Edition Models

Monday, November 12, 2012
Take a look at the 2013 Vespa Sport Special Edition models, the Vespa S 50 SE and 150 i.e. Sport SE as well as the Vespa GTS 300 i.e. Super Sport LE, all of which are limited editions.

2014 Energica Electric Motorcycle Preview

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The Energica electric superbike is set to debut at the upcoming EICMA show in Milan, Italy, but we have a sneak preview of the first production electric motorcycle to come out of Italy.

2013 Vespa Scooters First Look

Monday, October 1, 2012
Vespa gives many of their models cosmetic upgrades for 2013, and includes a few limited edition models for those with sportier tastes.

2013 KYMCO Scooters First Look

Monday, August 27, 2012
KYMCO USA adds four new scoots to its 2013 line-up, from the lightweight, small displacement Compagno 50i to the maxi-style Xciting 500 Ri ABS.

"La Vespa Vita" Online Community

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Vespa USA is introducing the new "La Vespa Vita" online community, a place for individuals with a passion for the Vespa to share stories and content about their own experience on the iconic scooter.

E-Motorcycle Tax Credit May Be Extended

Monday, August 6, 2012
A bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee that would extend tax credits to buyers of on-road electric motorcycles heads to the full Senate for approval.

BMW C-evolution Scooter First Look

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
BMW has announced the debut of the C-evolution, a "near-production" electric scooter that the German marque claims will perform as well as any conventional maxi-scooter.

2013 Honda PCX150 First Ride

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
MotoUSA takes a test ride on Honda's all-new 2013 PCX150. The revamped scooter is stylish, affordable and best of all, game for the freeway.

Aprilia SR 50 SBK Replica Available in US

Thursday, July 26, 2012
The 2013 Aprilia SR 50 Biaggi SBK replica now available at U.S. dealerships.

2012 Piaggio Fly 150 Scooter Review

Monday, July 16, 2012
An Italian-powered scooter made in China? Mr. Ets-Hokins explains while taking the freeway-legal Piaggio Fly 150 for a scoot around the Bay Area.

Memorable Motorcycle: Aprilia SRV 850

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Aprilia SRV 850 is a luxury scooter with power and design elements that will turn any head. But our man Melling ponders whether the $12,000 is worth the expense?

“Where Would You Vespa” Photo Contest

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Vespa USA kicks off the summer riding and travel season with the launch of "Where would you Vespa" photo contest.

MIC Adds Highway Range to EV Protocol

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Motorcycle Industry Council develops a protocol to help determine the range of electric motorcycles as the MIC offers ongoing support for the electric vehicle market.
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