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Harley LiveWire Now Means Half the Performance at Double the Price, but This Might Change
Harley LiveWire Now Means Half the Performance at Double the Price, but This Might Change

9 Dec 2014, 13:56 UTC / So far it’s truly impossible to determine the exact plans Harley-Davidson has for their LiveWire electric motorcycle prototype. Will it become a real presence in the H-D dealerships any time s...

 
Peter Fonda Rides the Harley-Davidson LiveWire, Can’t Stash Money in the Tank
Peter Fonda Rides the Harley-Davidson LiveWire, Can’t Stash Money in the Tank

8 Dec 2014, 14:12 UTC / Avid motorcyclist and well-known actor Peter Fonda has test-ridden Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire electric prototype, LA Times reports. Fonda, 74, is no longer riding as much as he’d like to...

 
Luna On-Demand 3D-Printed Bicycle Eliminates Stocking Needs
Luna On-Demand 3D-Printed Bicycle Eliminates Stocking Needs

3 Dec 2014, 15:04 UTC / Does manufacturing bicycles on demand sound a bit wacky? Maybe it does to some, but the idea definitely sounded great to industrial designed Omer Sagiv. So he mustered his creativity and came up wit...

 
Oset MX-10, the Awesome Electric Off-Roader for Kids
Oset MX-10, the Awesome Electric Off-Roader for Kids

26 Nov 2014, 16:31 UTC / Looking for a 50cc-class bike for your kid but would rather choose differently than a gas-powered machine? How about one whose response you can tweak to match the growing skills of the youngster? De...

 
2015 Yamaha e-Vino to Start Selling in Taiwan, We Want It, Too
2015 Yamaha e-Vino to Start Selling in Taiwan, We Want It, Too

20 Nov 2014, 16:05 UTC / Yamaha’s excellent pricing policy is not limited to the new MT machines, and the recent announcement concerning an electric version of the Vino scooter is the best proof for this. The 2015 Yam...

 
Burbank Police Department Goes Electric with Zero Motorcycles
Burbank Police Department Goes Electric with Zero Motorcycles

20 Nov 2014, 13:35 UTC / Here’s one more police department in the US which decided to go green as far as part of their patrol vehicles are concerned. Zero Motorcycles announces that the Burbank, CA Police Department ...

 
Behold, the World’s First Solar Bike Path Is Here
Behold, the World’s First Solar Bike Path Is Here

23 Oct 2014, 10:11 UTC / The whole “electric vehicles are cooler than petrol-fueled ones” story is no big news, as environmentalists all over the world are making the message clear: less CO2 means a better life....

 
BRD's Rebranded Alta RedShift Bikes to Finally Arrive in Q2 2015
BRD's Rebranded Alta RedShift Bikes to Finally Arrive in Q2 2015

20 Oct 2014, 14:06 UTC / It looks like BRD’ RedShift bikes, now rebranded as Alta Motors, will finally arrive in stores at some point in the second quarter of 2015. Honestly, it was rather hard to refrain from using a...

 
KTM Rumored to Ditch Electric Scooters
KTM Rumored to Ditch Electric Scooters

15 Oct 2014, 14:12 UTC / KTM is rumored to put an end to the electric scooter program. Unveiled last year at the Tokyo Motor Show, the Mattighofen electric scooter was named E-SPEED and was said to debut in 2015. However, i...

 
2015 Zero FX Is THE Off-Road Electric Machine
2015 Zero FX Is THE Off-Road Electric Machine

13 Oct 2014, 15:03 UTC / The FX is Zero Motorcycles’ fourth and final bike in the 2015 model year line-up, and if you’re really the action-loving rider, this may be just the right bike you’ve been after. S...

 
Graphene-Painted Batteries Could Revolutionize Electric Motorcycles
Graphene-Painted Batteries Could Revolutionize Electric Motorcycles

13 Oct 2014, 14:52 UTC / A team led by two Italian researchers, Vittorio Pellegrini and Bruno Scrosati at the Italian Institute of Technology in Genoa has reached preliminary results which might bring a new edge in electric...

 
2015 Zero DS Almost Packs the Best of Both Worlds
2015 Zero DS Almost Packs the Best of Both Worlds

11 Oct 2014, 10:07 UTC / If the 2015 Zero DS had wire spoked wheels I could openheartedly say that this electric bike is the perfect zero-emission all-rounder. If you’re really in for some serious off-road adventure a...

 
2015 Zero SR, an 102 MPH Electric Bike
2015 Zero SR, an 102 MPH Electric Bike

9 Oct 2014, 11:51 UTC / Showcasing the 2015 SR model, Zero Motorcycles describes it as offering ”more power, higher top speed and greater acceleration”. Knowing that Zero performed a set of serious upgrades to ...

 
2015 Zero S  Features, Specs and Price Revealed
2015 Zero S Features, Specs and Price Revealed

8 Oct 2014, 12:31 UTC / Zero Motorcycles have invested quite a lot of efforts into upgrading the 2015 line-up and it looks like the machines they’re coming up with are really taking a step up in the right direction, ...

 
Electric Urban Mobility Program Debuts in France, uses Toyota i-Road Trikes
Electric Urban Mobility Program Debuts in France, uses Toyota i-Road Trikes

22 Sep 2014, 14:29 UTC / The municipality of Grenoble, France debuts the Cité Lib by Ha:Mo urban mobility project on the 1st of October. The Cité Lib by Ha:Mo is an experimental project aimed at testing the ef...

 
Urban Concept Vehicle Might One Day Save the Poor
Urban Concept Vehicle Might One Day Save the Poor

19 Sep 2014, 16:24 UTC / A concept vehicle envisioned by industrial and graphical designer Nicolae Chacana might be the future’s next car to actually save lifes. Called the Urban Concept Vehicle, it is intended to pro...

 
Iron Butt Has Its First Electric Member
Iron Butt Has Its First Electric Member

18 Sep 2014, 15:55 UTC / The Iron Butt Association (IBA) welcomes its very first electric member, a guy who set out to prove that the two-wheeled life off gas is not only possible but fun and rewarding. Hats off to Mr. Terr...

 
Hy-Cycle Is Australia's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bicycle. Motorcycles Next, Maybe?
Hy-Cycle Is Australia's First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bicycle. Motorcycles Next, Maybe?

18 Sep 2014, 11:26 UTC / Using hydrogen to power vehicles is anything but a new idea, but so far things have been stalled for various reasons. Skipping the conspiracy theories, the limited hydrogen storage capacity was one ...

 
241 MPH Electric Sidecar Motorcycle Ridden by the World's Fastest Woman
241 MPH Electric Sidecar Motorcycle Ridden by the World's Fastest Woman

16 Sep 2014, 11:28 UTC / KillaJoule and Eva Håkansson are two names which have entered the history books, at least the land speed history books. Eva has become the fastest woman on a motorcycle, even though her KillaJ...

 
Electric Motorcycles and Scooters Sales to Reach 55 Million in 10 Years
Electric Motorcycles and Scooters Sales to Reach 55 Million in 10 Years

3 Sep 2014, 13:47 UTC / Navigant Research has published the results of a recent survey which aimed at estimating the dynamics of the electric motorcycle and scooter market for the future decade. These estimations should br...