Posts Tagged electric motorcycles

Time to Kiss Mission Motorcycles Goodbye?

Well, we just don’t know what to think of this.  Back a few months ago, the Mission Motorcycles Facebook page said “something big is happening, coming soon.”. We were promised an update, back in what, February, but it was being held due to NDA concerns.  Here’s what we were told:…

2 years ago by Ted Dillard 4

Zero Motorcycles Gets $1 Million CEC Grant

Zero Motorcycles just announced an award of $1 million from the California Energy Commission.  Here’s the text of the release: SANTA CRUZ, Calif., (May 14, 2015) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that it has been awarded a grant of $1,009,220 from the…

3 years ago by Ted Dillard 12

Energica Makes Progress: Ego Approved For Sales In U.S.

Energica reports that its received both its NHTSA and EPA certification for its Energica EGO, EGO 45 and presumably, but not confirmed yet, EVA bikes, just in time for the not soon enough deliveries starting in Q3.  Motorcycle.com reports Energica is almost “fully booked” for it first round of deliveries,…

3 years ago by Ted Dillard 7

Mission Motorcycles Has Closed

Via our friend Richard Harmon we learned Mission Motorcycles, a 45-year + independent motorcycle dealer, and the second-largest Zero Motorcycles dealer behind Hollywood Electrics, has closed: “In other news, my Zero dealer has gone out of business. Their store (which had been at that location first as a Yamaha dealer…

3 years ago by Ted Dillard 8

Brammo Launches New Website Featuring Powertrain Business Model

Somewhere around the start of the business day yesterday, Brammo launched a new site on www.brammo.com featuring the company’s new focus on powertrain development, resulting from the recent purchase of the motorcycle production by Polaris.  Besides a snappy new-generation web look, and one of the slowest loads we’ve suffered through…

3 years ago by Ted Dillard 7

Zero Motorcycles Adds to North American Sales Network

Right on cue, following up our story the other day, Zero announced that it’s adding to its North American network.  By “network” Zero means its regional sales team, specifically Eric Gallion (based in New York and responsible for Zero’s eastern region), Ron Luttrell in Atlanta, and responsible for the South,…

3 years ago by Ted Dillard 6