Zero Motorcycles Creates Special Military Model

2013 Zero MMX Military Motorcycle

Zero Motorcycles recently created a special model of its electric bike specifically for the U.S. military. The machine, the 2013 Zero MMX, was made for U.S. Special Operations Forces and will be used in situations where the silence, long range, minimal heat signature, speed and agility could benefit the group. “The military needed a very specific […]

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Electric Motorcycle Options May Become More Common

Riders and bike manufacturers alike are beginning to embrace the idea of gas-free, electric motorcycles as one possible direction for the future of two-wheeled machines. Zero Motorcycles, a California-based company that exclusively produces electric motorcycles, has opened the door for other brands to enter the electric market. Now, it looks as though Yamaha and Husqvarna are […]

Zero Motorcycles Expands Operations

2013 Zero Motorcycles Model Line-Up

There has been a boom in interest for electric bikes recently, which has helped propel Zero Motorcycles to new heights. In fact, demand for the environmentally friendly bikes and accessories is so great that Zero had to move into a new, 47,000-square-foot headquarters in Scotts Valley, California, to expand its operations. The space will allow engineering […]

KTM Announces Release Of New Electric Scooters

KTM E-Speed Electric Scooter

Although KTM recently reported that it would scale back production of its electric bikes, the brand has confirmed the launch of two new machines. The Freeride E and E-Speed scooters will be introduced in 2014 and 2015, respectively, and aim to provide another environmentally friendly dimension to the motorsports market. “We believe in the electro-mobility […]

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 […]