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 [...]
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.
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.
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 [...]
Electric motorcycle racing is still in its infancy, and one upstart racing outfit is already shocking the established competitors in the new Time Trial Xtreme Grand Prix (TTXGP) electric-only championship.
Electric motorcycles have been increasing in popularity lately, with companies like Zero and Brammo carving out a niche for themselves among motorcycle enthusiasts.
The electric motorcycle arena has been getting more crowded lately, but many would consider upstart company Brammo to be near the front – at least when it comes to high-end models.