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Motorcycle, Scooter or ATV? The Answer Is Yes.

Japanese designer Uno Masada may be best know for his furniture designs, but the guy knows how to design one stylish electric powered scooter. Or is it a motorcycle? Or an ATV? The EMX is actually a little bit of all of them.  

DeChaves Garage’s E06 Scooter

The E06  electric scooter was designed by Pablo González de Chaves Fernández, also known as DeChaves Garage, with the target rider being a young urbanite. Pablo’s design is supposed to attract people with an open mind, who find themselves attracted by design, fashion and new technologies. In the design of this motorcycle he wanted to avoid the […]

Spain’s Volta BCN Sport Ready For Urban Sport

The Volta BCN Sport was designed as an urban motorbike with a dynamic look and a personality of its own, yet without skimping on the performance, quality or practical features that any user would expect from a motorbike such as this one. The sporty feel and high-performance features of the Volta BCN Sport make this electric […]

You Meet The Nicest People On An Electric Honda, Part 2

We couldn't help but drool over this concept electric-powered motorcycle from Honda. The Cub takes most of its design cues from the Honda 50 that started a revolution in America in the 1960's. The retail price was $215 and Honda claimed the bike got 200 miles to the gallon. Hang on tight. This image sold [...]

You Meet The Nicest People On An Electric Honda

Honda’s EV-neo is a battery-powered electric scooter. It operates using a 2.8kw motor and a Lithium-ion battery. The EV-neo has a range of around 20 miles on level ground. The regular charger takes the battery from zero charge to a full charge in approximately 3.5 hours and is a highly portable unit that fits in the cargo […]

The June Issue Of Electric Bike Action Hits The Streets

Our latest issue has just hit the streets and it is packed with electrifying editorial and photos. Stories include… BIKE TESTS Yuba elBoda Boda Stromer ST1 Platinum Hanebrink X2 Currie Izip E3 Peak   FEATURES Optibike’s Evolution & Revolution North American Electric Bike Handmade Bike Show  E-biking through the Austin Texas capital Manpower vs. Horsepower […]

Hybrid-Electric Motorcycle Headed For The Battlefield

Logos Technologies has received a small business innovation research grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop a military-use hybrid-electric motorcycle with near-silent capability.  When fully matured, the technology will allow small, distributed military teams to move long distances quickly and stealthily across harsh enemy terrain. Developed in partnership with San Francisco-based all-electric […]

Germany’s Ralf Kittmann’s HMK 561

Designer Ralf Kittmann seems to have captured the perfect blending of bicycle and motorcycle with his HMK 561. Since the 561 doesn’t use pedals, it would be classified a motorcycle and also proves that it is time to create a new transportation category. That’s because Ralf has created a vehicle that is neither bicycle or […]