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'Kick Gas' Movie: Driving Across U.S. In Electric Car & Motorcycles

'Kick Gas' Movie: Driving Across U.S. In Electric Car & Motorcycles

Last summer, I rode my 2012 Zero S electric motorcycle across the United States as part of the "Ride the Future" Tour. Now, as a record of that journey, a documentary we made--called Kick Gas--is being released today, on Earth Day 2014. Our little caravan of electric vehicles traveled 4,000 miles... read more

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Buckeye Current's 2013 TT Zero entry (Image: Buckeye Current on Facebook)

Ohio State University Team Readies Electric Motorcycle For TT Zero

Electric vehicle technology is finding its way into various motorsport disciplines, but few are more exciting than the world of electric motorcycling. Not only did an... read more March 21, 2014 by 

2014 Zero SR electric motorcycle

2014 Electric Motorcycles: Buyer's Guide

Electric motorcycles are now ready for primetime, and this year's selection shows that the pace of development is quick. This buyer's guide focuses on street-legal... read more February 10, 2014 by 

2014 Zero SR electric motorcycle

2014 Zero SR Electric Motorcycle Boosts Power, Range: Video

The needs of electric motorcycles are very different from those of electric cars, and it's leading to a quite startling pace of development in the electric two-wheeler... read more November 9, 2013 by 

James May

Electric Erector-Set Motorcycle Laps Isle Of Man TT Course

Located in the Irish sea between Great Britain and Ireland, the Isle of Man plays host to one of the racing world's most famous circuits--the Isle of Man TT course. Every... read more September 6, 2013 by 

Ride The Future electric vehicle tour ends at Google HQ (Photos: Morgan Vanderwall)

Ride The Future Cross-Country Electric Road Trip Ends At Google HQ

After more than 3,000 miles, 44 cities and some new Guinness World Records, 12 riders have finally completed their electric Ride The Future vehicle tour across the U.S. The... read more August 21, 2013 by 

2013 Zero Electric Motorcycle Lineup

2011-2012 Zero Electric Motorcycles Recalled For Corroding Brake Bolts

One of the most prominent manufacturers of electric motorcycles, Zero Motorcycles, is recalling a number of 2011-2012 motorcycles due to corroding brake bolts. Affected... read more August 12, 2013 by  4

Terry Hershner's 2012 Zero electric motorcycle (Image: Off The Grid on Facebook)

Across The Country In 5 Days--On An Electric Motorcycle

Little fuels a passion for travel like a cross-country trip. Perhaps "fuels" is the wrong word though, as it's not unusual to see people attempt U.S. crossings using... read more August 1, 2013 by 

2013 Zero S Electric Motorcycle

2013 Zero S: Proof That Electric Motorcycles Have Grown Up At Last

As any parent will tell you, watching children grow up and mature is a powerful, life-changing experience. We’re not sure the same can be said watching a car or a... read more July 23, 2013 by  8

Zeit Eco electric scooter (Images: Zeit)

ZeitEco Electric Scooter Is A Swiss Army Knife On Two Wheels

If there's one form of personal transport better for tackling a crowded city than the electric car, it's an electric bike. Whether pedal bike, scooter or motorcycle, nothing... read more May 10, 2013 by  2

2012 Zero S electric motorcycle and 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car [photo: Ben Rich]

Got An Energy-Efficient Household? Drive Electric For Free!

Among the first questions any electric car owner hears are (1) What is the range? (2) How long does it take to charge and (3) What does it cost to operate? Many drops of ink... read more April 16, 2013 by  17

KTM E-Speed electric scooter concept

KTM E-Speed: Electric Scooters Just Got Cool

Austrian motorcycle and automobile maker KTM is known worldwide for its slightly crazy but hugely fun vehicles. With arms competing in top-level motorcycle racing, off-road... read more March 29, 2013 by  2

Zero S electric motorcycle (Image: Zero Motorcycles)

Zero Will Now Sell You, Too, An All-Electric Cop Motorcycle

Imagine, for a second, you're doing some dodgy criminal dealings, and the cops are onto your hideout location. You still have time though--you've heard no sirens, no vehicle... read more February 22, 2013 by 

Lit Motors C-1, electric gyroscopic motorcycle [Image: Lit Motors]

Lit Motors C-1: Electric Motorcycle That Won't Fall Over

The trouble with motorcycles, as anyone who has ever suffered road rash will tell you, is that falling off is actually rather painful. You have to try much harder to fall off... read more December 13, 2012 by  16

2013 Zero Electric Motorcycle Lineup

Do Electric Motorcycles Have A U.S. Future? One View Says No

Motorcycles, as any biker will tell you, are as much a device for recreation as they are a method of transport. More so even than many cars, they're bought for the thrill of... read more October 15, 2012 by  10

2013 Zero Electric Motorcycle Lineup

2013 Zero Electric Motorcycles: Bigger, Badder, Faster

If you’re a fan of electric motorcycles, you’ll know that Californian-based Zero Motorcycles likes to update its range of all-electric motorcycles one a year... read more October 4, 2012 by  3


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