Zero Motorcycles Announces 2018 Model Line with Improved Performance and Range

Zero Motorcycles recently unveiled its 2018 model line that it says “raises the bar” for electric motorcycles by increasing battery capacity and range. The company also launched a new high-speed on-board charger option that increases charging speeds by 6X.

BRP Launches Rotax Electric Powerpack for Karting

The Rotax electric powerpack will be distributed through RIC TECH, a joint venture between subsidiary BRP-Rotax and Italian partner SMRE SPA.

BMW Motorrad USA Announces Pricing, Product Details for HP4 Race and C Evolution

The 2018 HP4 race bike will be a handmade dream come true for 750 enthusiasts, and the C evolution will initially be introduced in the U.S. as part of a pilot program.

Hudson Valley Motorcycles Adds Alta Motors To Brand Lineup

Bringing Alta Motors into the family allows HVMC to lay the groundwork for future technology in the electric motorcycle segment.

EV Pioneer Alta Motors Closes $27 Million of Preferred Stock in Latest Financing Round

Alta Motors recently announced it has closed a total of $27 million of preferred stock in its latest round of financing led by Grassy Creek Ventures, who is joined by Mountain Nazca and motorcycle industry legend, Bob Fox, among others.

COUP to Deploy 600 Smartscooters in Paris this Summer with Gogoro Expansion

Gogoro has announced it will be part of the COUP expansion in Paris, which will be launched this summer with 600 of the company’s Smartscooters. COUP, a subsidiary of Bosch, launched its e-scooter sharing service in Berlin in August 2016 with 200 Smartscooters and expanded to 1,000 in March.

Zero Motorcycles Announces First Production Electric Motorcycle to Exceed 200-Mile Range

Zero Motorcycles has announced its 2017 model line featuring as much as 19% more torque, up to 11% more power and the world’s first production electric motorcycle to exceed 200 miles on a single charge.

Victory Motorcycles’ First All-Electric Motorcycle: The Empulse TT

Victory Motorcycles has introduced the 2016 Empulse TT, the first all-electric addition to the Victory lineup. The Victory Empulse TT is a fully electric street-legal sport bike that is as capable of carving tight lines on twisting roads as it is powering the daily commute.

Scot Harden, Craig Vetter Talk Electric at AMA Vintage Days

With all of the old vintage machinery on showcase during AMA’s Vintage Days at Mid-Ohio, you may not think that anyone would care about electric when most of the infield is riding around on smoke burning two-stroke bikes. But that theory proved incorrect as there was a good-sized group gathered for last Saturday’s presentation on the 4th floor of the Goodyear Tower on the State of the Electric Motorcycle.

Victory Motorcycles to Race Prototype E-Bike at Isle of Man TT

Victory Racing will compete in the Isle of Man TT electric class, marking the first time that Victory Motorcycles has entered a professional motorcycle-racing event in Europe and raced an electric motorcycle. Parker, manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, is providing the race-proven, high performance GVM PMAC motors for both machines.

Zero Looks For Opportunity in Europe’s Largest Motorcycle Market

Zero has been laying the groundwork for its expansion into what export.gov cites as Europe’s largest market for motorcycles over 50cc.

Harley Seeks International Rider Input on Project LiveWire

Building on the excitement of Project LiveWire’s debut last year, select consumers in Asia, Europe, Canada and the U.S. will have an opportunity to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to guide the development of the new motorcycle, beginning this week with events at Malaysia’s Sepang International Circuit.