Electric Bikes Debut At Indianapolis Raceway

Electric Bikes Debut At Indianapolis Raceway

Fans of motorsports and green initiatives had been waiting with anticipation for Sunday’s race in Indianapolis. The bikes that competed for victory were all electric, making Sunday the first time the Indianapolis Motor Speedway hosted a completely green race. The FIM eRoadRacing World Cup event took place Sunday afternoon, after the Moto GP competition concluded, […]

Electric Motorcycles To Race Against Gas-Powered Bikes

Electric Motorcycles To Race Against Gas-Powered Bikes

Brammo Electric Motorcycles has received the go-ahead from the AFM, the country’s oldest motorcycle road racing organization, to race against gas-powered machines in a motorsports series. Models like the Brammo Empulse R, Empulse TTX and Empulse RR will be eligible to race for a championship in 2013. While the AFM has not decided which classes the electric bikes can […]

Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks Extended

Electric Motorcycle Tax Breaks Extended

The nation breathed a sigh of relief when the news broke that the U.S. government had passed legislation avoiding the dreaded “fiscal cliff,” but motorcycle riders may have rejoiced for another reason.

Oregon Startup Gets $13 Million Investment From Polaris

Brammo, a 5-year-old startup electric motorcycle company from Oregon, announced that it received $13 million towards their goal of $45 million in the funding round.

Electric Motorcycle Tax Credit May Be Extended

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Buyers of on-road electric motorcycles would continue to be eligible for up to a $2,500 tax credit under a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, the American Motorcyclist Association reports. On Aug. 2, the panel approved bipartisan legislation extending dozens of tax breaks, including language offered by U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to […]