Over the past few years, while we've seen a slow and steady increase in the number of electric cars available on the market, the electric motorcycle industry has positively exploded. Primarily designed to satisfy the commuting needs of inner-city residents, most electric motorcycles and scooters are aimed at first-time riders, keen to benefit from scooter-like handling and stylish good looks, qualities you'd not associate with a traditional gasoline motorcycle. Now Oregon-based Brammo Motorcycles is promising to make electric motorcycles more appealing to mainstream motorcyclists with the...
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 commuter motorcycle and more recently, its Empluse sports bike. But now the company has embraced the high-adrenaline world of dirt...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Breaking: Brammo Announces Geared Electric Motorcycles (Video)
Brammo Inc., the Oregonian firm responsible for the all-electric Brammo Enertia, Enertia + and Empulse motorcycles has just announced four new electric motorcycles to be sold alongside its current range. But unlike nearly every other electric vehicle on the market today the new motorcycles will...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Best Buy Adds Onstar, Electric-Car Chargers; Are Cars Next?
If you haven't been keeping an eye on Best Buy, you may have been stunned by their recent announcements at the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). First, on January 6, Best Buy announced that it will offer General Motors' OnStar system (conveniently packaged within a rear-view...Jason Hendler
The Missing Electric Car Segment: Minicars At $15,000 Or So?
For the past few years, we’ve witnessed the success of low-volume, high-priced, highway-capable electric vehicles in the Tesla Roadster. We’ve also just recently seen the advent of medium-volume, medium -priced highway-capable electric cars like the 2011 Chevy Volt and 2011 Nissan LEAF...Jason Hendler
Going On Two Wheels? Your Introduction To The 2011 Brammo Motorcycle Range
As major automakers and electric specialists battle it out to become the number one electric vehicle maker, a small Oregonian company is slowly sneaking into the lead in the world of electric motorcycles. Featured in The Wall Street Journal Blogs this weekend, Brammo motorcycles likes to think of...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield