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Electric Motorcycle Road Trip: What I Learned, What You Need To Know

Electric Motorcycle Road Trip: What I Learned, What You Need To Know

Last summer I took a cross-country road trip with a group of people driving different types of electric vehicles. It was an amazing experience, and our trip, our adventures, and our misadventures were portrayed in the documentary Kick Gas. That experience gave me the idea to take my own road trip... read more

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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


 
Custom-Built Electric Superbicycle

Zero Motorcycle Engineer’s Bicycle Is Quicker Than Porsche GT3 RS

When we visited Zero Motorcycles’ headquarters in Scotts Valley, California to test-ride its 2011 2001 model year electric motorcycles, we got to meet some of the... read more January 13, 2012 by  3


 
2012 Zero electric motorcycle range

Zero Announces Faster, Longer-Range Electric Motorcycles For 2012

Californian electric motorcycle firm Zero Motorcycles has just announced its 2012 range of all-electric motorcycles at the 2012 International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan... read more November 9, 2011 by  1


 
Motorcycle exhaust pipe, courtesy of Discovery Channel Mythbusters

Motorcycles Are More Polluting Than Cars, New Device Shows

When cable TV’s “MythBusters” program recently investigated the idea that emissions from motorcycles are gentler on the environment than emissions from... read more October 28, 2011 by  5


 
Engage Electric Dirt Bike

Brammo Electric Motorcycles Bring Off-Road Playground To The U.S.

Brammo Motorcycles -- the Oregon-based electric motorcycle company -- has concentrated for several years on bringing electric motorcycles to the masses with its Enertia... read more September 22, 2011 by  2


 
John Petsche with his record-setting homebrew 350cc diesel motorcycle running on vegetable oil

Homebrew 6-HP Motorcycle Sets Biodiesel World Speed Record

Combine a whole bunch of parts from motorcycles, go-karts, industrial machinery, and even generators, and what do you get? In John Petsche's case, he not only built a... read more September 21, 2011 by  2


 
Mission Motors Mission One electric motorcycle prototype

Electric Powertrain Manufacturer Mission Motors Nets $9 Million

Mission Motors, a manufacturer of electric powertrains that go in electric cars and motorcycles, announced today that it has raised $9 million in its second round of funding... read more August 18, 2011 by  1


 
Vespanomics infographic, brought to you by Vespa and Mint (detail)

Can Scooters Save The Planet? We Have Our Doubts

You don't need to be a mathematician or a fortune-teller to figure out that most modern scooters are more eco-friendly than their four-wheeled kin. But can they really save... read more April 27, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Zero XU Motorcycle

Charge Anywhere: Zero Launches 2011 XU Electric Motorcycle

Imagine the scenario. You want to ride an electric motorcycle but your apartment is on the 28th floor, there are no power sockets or reserved parking in your apartment garage... read more March 2, 2011 by  4


 
Citroen Survolt Concept at Le Mans

EVs On Track: Electric Car Versus Electric Bike

We've speculated before on the future of hot rodding in the world of electric cars, but one aspect that's already taking off is electric vehicle racing. We've seen Think... read more September 22, 2010 by  1


 
Eko ET-120 hybrid two-wheeler, from Bangalore, India

World's First Hybrid Motorcycle To Launch In India

We don't cover electric two-wheelers much here at GreenCarReports.com. They're not cars, and while millions are sold each year in China, we don't see many of them in the... read more December 21, 2009 by  10


 
Zero DS Motorcycle

VIDEO: Zero Motorcycles Launches Dual Sport Electric Bike

Zero Motorcycles has unveiled their new "dual sport" bike designed to take on dirt trails and smooth pavement. Marketed as a zero-emissions motorcycle that can go anywhere... read more July 30, 2009 by  2


 
Honda Shadow motorcycle, brand-new, with straight pipes, by Flickr user Jess_Anderson

California To Require Emissions Testing for Some Motorcycles

California was the first state to regulate automotive emissions, due to horrific smog in the Los Angeles basin dating back to the 1920s. And the state has been at forefront... read more May 7, 2009 by  6


 
Mission One EV

God's Gift to Electric Motorcycles: Mission One EV Sport Bike

What happens when a Tesla Motors castoff and an award winning industrial designer join for a brainpower tryst? A freaking fast electric motorcycle is born. Mission Motors... read more February 5, 2009 by  1


 
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Honda Says it Will Launch an Electric Motorcyle in Two Years

Motorcycles due to their small size are all ready fuel efficient vehicles. The addition of an electric drivetrain seems ideal considering how little energy will need to be... read more December 20, 2008 by 


 
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