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MIC Adopts Electric MC Top Speed Test

Friday, April 27, 2012
Motorcycle Industry Council adopts protocol for determining electric motorcycle top speed. Motorcycle shoppers can compare accurate speed data.

Electric Scooter Concepts at 2011 Tokyo Show

Thursday, December 8, 2011
Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki and KYMCO all released electric scooter concepts at 2011 Tokyo Show. Here's a recap.

BRD Taking Pre-Orders for the RedShift

Friday, November 11, 2011
BRD Motorcycles has announced it is accepting pre-orders for the RedShift, an electric design that engineers claim will challenge top-end 250cc motocross bikes.

2012 Zero Motorcycles First Look

Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Capable of more speed and longer range, Zero Motorcycles has released details on its 2012 lineup which features all-new power pack technology.

London Police Testing Zero Motorcycles

Friday, November 4, 2011
Zero Motorcycles is securing new relationships with military and law enforcement as London's Metropolitan Police tests the Zero DS for urban patrolling.

MotoCzysz to Host NW Premier of “Charge”

Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Famed motorcycle film director and documentarian, Mark Neale (“Faster”) follows Portland, Oregon’s MotoCzysz team and intimately captures the emotions and risks associated with building a motorcycle.

Zero Expands into South America

Monday, October 3, 2011
Zero Motorcycles has announced it is expanding into South America with distribution and service centers in Brazil.

Brammo Acquires KOM's QuantyaParx Tracks

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Electric Motorcycle manufacturer Brammo announced the acquisition of Quantyaparx from the founder KOM Enterprises.

Zero Motorcycles Expands Dealerships North

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in electric motorcycle technology, today announced its official expansion north with the launch of its new Canadian dealership program.

BRD RedShift Electric Motorcycle First Look

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
BRD previewed its latest electric innovation the RedShift, which aims to compete against gas-powered machines with both an MX and dual-sport version.

Kilowatt Conversion: Riding Electric

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Currently racking up experience in the 2011 TTXGP series, our newly converted electric racer discusses what it's like to throw a leg over an electric motorcycle.

Ener1 Batteries to Power Lightning Motorcycles

Friday, July 29, 2011
Ener1, Inc. announced a supply and distribution agreement with Lightning Motorcycles, the maker of the world’s fastest production electric motorcycle.

Zero Motorcycles to be Sold in Dealerships

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Zero Motorcycles, a leader in electric motorcycle development, announced its bikes will be available in eight dealerships as it transitions from an internet-based sales model.

Shelina Moreda to Race eCRP Bike at Laguna

Thursday, June 30, 2011
CRP Racing team will have a “special guest”, Shelina Moreda, on the eCRP 1.4 electric motorcycle for round three of the FIM e Power International Championship race at Laguna Seca.

eCRP to Race First Round of 2011 TTXGP EU

Thursday, June 16, 2011
The legendary British circuit of Silverstone will host the first round of the World Championship of electric motorbikes better known as the TTXGP EU on June 18th. 2010 champions eCRP looks to defend their

Brammo Shifts Gears

Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Brammo Inc. is shifting electric motorcycles into a new era by adding six-speed gearboxes to several of its newest models.

Brammo Sweeps Round 1 of TTXGP Series

Monday, May 16, 2011
Brammo dominated the Infineon round of the 2011 TTXGP North American Championship series for electric motorcycles this weekend in Sonoma, California.

Roehr Introduces 2011 eSuperSport

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Roehr Motorcycles is pleased to introduce a significant milestone in production electric motorcycles, the all new 2011 Roehr eSuperSport.

MIC Range Protocol for Electric Motorcycles

Monday, May 2, 2011
Consumers looking for consistent and accurate information about the real-world riding range of electric on-highway motorcycles may soon find help from a new procedure developed by the Motorcycle Industry Council.

Zero Motorcycles Gets $26 Million Investment

Thursday, March 17, 2011
Zero Motorcycles announced it has raised $26 million in additional financing from its investor group, led by Invus, LP. The financing closed on March 3rd, 2011 with $17 million invested and the potential for an additional $9 million over the coming months.