Eric C. Evarts
Audi plans to introduce four new plug-in hybrids at next week's Geneva auto show. A drive in the Nissan Leaf Plus reveals how far electric cars have come in nine years. Electric motorcycle maker Zero has a novel way to get faster charging and longer trips on an electric bike. And German prosecutors fined BMW for its diesel emissions—but it may not be what you think. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A look back at the first modern production electric car, compared with its latest versions shows the progress electric cars have made in nine years. Range has tripled for a little more...
All-electric personal watercraft launch for quieter lake journeys
Not all electric vehicles have wheels. Electric boats have actually been around for quite awhile, and now a California startup is trying to expand use of electric powertrains to another type of watercraft. Free Form Factory is partnering with Zero Motorcycles to use the motorcycle company's...Stephen Edelstein
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 market. Nowhere is this illustrated better than in the 2014 Zero SR, the latest bike from one of the best-known electric motorcycle...Antony Ingram
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 motorcycles may be susceptible to corrosion of bolts in the front brake caliper mounting assembly. This corrosion could cause...Antony Ingram
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 pulling up outside the warehouse. And that would be your final mistake--just because you've not heard anything, doesn't mean...Antony Ingram
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 the open road, the interaction between man and machine, and the freedom to go anywhere. And that, says The New York Times, is...Antony Ingram
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. And, unlike many automakers and motorcycle companies, that means more than just a few new paint options and handlebar tweaks. In fact, its entire range, from the motocross-ready Zero MX to its headline Zero S streetfighter, have been rebuilt from the ground up. As a consequence, every one of Zero’s street-legal motorcycles gets a bigger battery pack as standard, an improved, air-cooled motor, a higher top speed, an...