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One of many test drives in the SRK, smiles all around.

Arcimoto SRK EV Test Drive Review

A Driver’s Review, The “Absolutely Electric” Arcimoto SRK In 2009, I was fortunate enough to become a field trial driver of pre-production electric prototypes; first the BMW Mini-E followed the BMW ActiveE. I drove both for five years in an effort to understand where we were going as we transitioned…

18 hours ago by Peder Norby 26

Yamaha PES2

Yamaha Electric Bikes At The 2015 Tokyo Motor Show – Videos

Today we will move back a little bit to the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, where Yamaha unveiled its concept electric motorcycles – PES2 for the street, PED2 for off-road and bicycle YPJ-MTB Concept. The Japanese company isn’t yet publically offering any plug-in motorcycles, but the tipping point is approaching…we hope….

2 weeks ago by Mark Kane 11

Zero FX Rides The Rubicon

Zero FX Rides Rubicon Trail – Video

The Rubicon Trail is no match for the electric Zero FX. According to Zero, these are most likely the first electric vehicles to ever complete the rugged Rubicon! Video description: “Five riders from the Zero Motorcycles R&D crew tackled the famous Rubicon Trail in October. All five completed the rugged…

2 weeks ago by Electric CarsTV 8

SAIETTA NGS

SAIETTA Announces NGS Electric Motorcycle

Saietta, who several years ago – then as Agility Global – introduced the extraordinarily sweet looking Saietta R electric motorcycles, merged with Agni Motors and has now announced a new project. The NGS stands for Next Generation Saietta – an all new electric motorcycle, scheduled for 2017. The concept this time…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 8

Energica EGO Carbon

Energica Ego 45 – First Drive Video Review

Here is an interesting Motorcyclenews.com first test drive review of Energica Ego 45, which for Energica Ego is equivalent to a limited Signature edition in ‘Tesla terminology’. The bike looks stunning, and really could be considered the Tesla of motorcycles. The running sound is very appealing (as you can hear sounds normally…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 4

Energica Eva

Production Energica Eva Gets Fully Revealed

Italian company Energica knows how to tempt us to buy their electric motorcycles. They are doing it Eva-way. Eva is the second electric motorcycle from Energica unveiled in November, which turns out to be a streetfighter. 70 kW of power (nearly Nissan LEAF territory) and 170 Nm of torque could…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 10

Vintage Electric Bicycles - Jay Leno's Garage

Vintage Electric Bicycles On Jay Leno’s Garage – Video

Andrew Davidge, the founder of Vintage Electric Bicycles, visited Jay Leno’s Garage with some great looking electrified vintage bicycles. Over 400 of these bikes have already been sold. “Andrew Davidge started his electric bike company in high school and now, four years later, he and Jay are cruising the Cruz…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 35

Alta Motors Delivers "The Future of Fast" with First Customer Receipt of Redshift Motorcycle

Alta Motors Began Deliveries Of Redshift Motorcycles

San Francisco-based Alta Motors began production and deliveries of its breakthrough performance electric motorcycles Redshift (available in Motorcross MX and Supermoto SM versions). The first Redshift MX was purchased (through BMW Motorcycles of San Francisco) by Eric Gauthier and Jeannine Smith, who own and operate Suspension Performance in Mountain View,…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 6

Gogoro

Gogoro Gears Up For Launch Of Battery-Swapping Electric Scooter

Gogoro, after a successful rollout in Taipei, enters Europe with its Smartscooters (see description), which are equipped with swapable lithium-ion batteries. Sales of Smartscooter will begin in Europe next year and thecompany intends to launch a battery swap network. The first market will be Amsterdam in early 2016. Range of…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 15