Tag: electric scooters
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 [...]
KTM recently unveiled its new E-Speed electric scooter concept at the Tokyo Motorcycle Show. The machine is the second electric model from the manufacturer and aims to bring an environmentally friendly form of transportation to the world of urban sportbikes. “In the long term, the electric drive will come out on top for short distances [...]
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed setting a federal standard that would require all electric vehicles to have minimum sound levels in order to alert pedestrians of their approach.
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.
Daimler, the well-known automobile manufacturer, is joining forces with Vectrix to create an electric scooter as part of the Smart brand.
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 [...]
German automaker BMW is using the London Olympics as the staging ground for the launch of its C Evolution electric scooter prototype, announcing that selected individuals will be able to ride the anticipated models at the games, two years ahead of their projected sales date.
For those who have never been on a motorcycle before, balancing the bike on two-wheels can be a bit intimidating. In fact, those who buy scooters can even have trouble with this riding style.
Scooters are a popular alternative to street bikes and other vehicles, especially in the city, as they tend to use far less gasoline and cost substantially less than other two-wheeled vehicles. They’re also pretty convenient when you want to go to an area where parking a car would be nearly impossible. Evolve Motorcycles recently announced [...]
The electric scooter and motorcycle industry has exploded, with tons of companies popping up that are now offering a wide range of models powered by electric motors. However, nobody is quite sure yet what the electric vehicles of the future may look like. The start-up company FlyKly believes it has found an answer. Their lineup [...]