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CRP Group is Energica’s technological partner for MotoE

A new partnership between Energica, the first Italian manufacturer of high-performance electric motorcycles, and CRP Group, a leader in the technology behind modern F1 racing, to develop the electric race bikes to a whole new level.

SHANGHAI CUSTOMS ELECTRIC TRACKER FUNDING CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES

Shanghai Customs, brainchild of Kiwi expat Matthew Waddick, is a great-looking electric Tracker motorcycle now roaming the streets of Shanghai. We covered this in a previous issue. The bike looks really cool, and with the great styling…

ALTA REDSHIFT MX ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES AT SEA OTTER

Alta Motors is making a really exciting electric off-road motorcycle. The Redshift MX aims squarely at the 250cc motorcycle class, with 40 horsepower with 120 foot-pounds of torque. We have a full writeup of Josh Hill's race against…

Zero Announces 2017 Line of Electric Motorcycles

Zero Motorcycles has announced their 2017 line of electric motorcycles. They all offer more torque, increased power, and smoother delivery. The new bikes feature Zero’s proprietary Z-Force interior…

Electric Motion E-Trials Motorcycles

EBA reader Bob Billyard sent a link to the Canadian Electric Motion web site. The company sells electric trials motorcycles, and they look pretty serious. The company claims that you can choose between power that matches a 125, 250 or…

Test Ride a New Zero Electric Bike

Zero Motorcycles has announced that it will be at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) this October 15-18 at Orlando, Florida’s Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). Zero will have a full range of models available for…

Polaris Buys Brammo

It's probably not big news that the American e-moto industry is now seeing it's first major step in consolidation - this was apparent today with the announcement that Polaris has bought the Brammo electric motorcycle…

The Bultaco e-Moto and e-Bike Have Arrived

The Barcelona, Spain based Bultaco was founded in 1958 and closed in 1983. While most contemporary e-bike consumers won't be familiar with the brand or their iconic "thumbs up" logo, every American motocross fan of old will know the…

The Raffe E-Mini-Bike Has Arrived

The 2015 Silent Mini Thunder is a revolutionary electric mini motocross bike that is rocking the 50cc motocross world.  It has been designed and developed in San Diego over the last two years. Founder/CEO Alex Ficachi, father of a young…

Kawasaki’s Radical Concept J Bike

Kawasaki's Concept J electric motorcycle continued its world tour at the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, where it attracted big crowds, just as it did one year ago when it was first shown at the Tokyo Motor Show. The motorcycle is as much an…

BRD Red Shift Kick Starts As Alta Motors

Do you remember the BRD Red Shift electric motocross bike from a few years ago? Well don’t, because the Northern California e-moto company is now called Alta Motors. Although it is a same company, they have apparently gone back to the…

KTM RELEASES FREERIDE E IN EUROPE

KTM has announced the Freeride E is for sale in Europe. The machine boasts some unique features like a engine package that includes a gear-driven countershaft and a water pump to cool the electronics. Run time is about an hour. For…

A NEW E-MISSILE FROM MODENA

The $34,000 sport bike should be available in 2015. It is said to have a range between 80 and 100 miles when ridden normally, but can go further if run at lower performance modes. The bike is designed so that you can stop for…

The Beast Is Back And Ready To Devour Anything

Daymak Inc. brings new meaning to the phrase “go where you want to go” for the power-assist electric bicycle market. Daymak has developed, designed and produced an eBike with features of an ATV, which is tough, sturdy, built to take it,…

The Frog Rana 2 Has Us Jumping

The Frog Rana 2 is an updated electric version of the original Frog FZ750 design that is now housed in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

On A Mission With The Mission RS

At the heart of the Mission RS is a 120 kW (160 hp) electric motor integrated with Mission's  proprietary Mission Motorcycles InfiniteDrive. Production of the Mission RS is limited to 40 editions, and sets the platform for the highly…

E-Scooter Or E-Bike? Yes To Both

This is a cool little vehicle that looks like a scooter but pedals (with electric assist) like a bike. Its LCD illuminates the current speed, indicates voltage left on its battery, and indicates when its headlight, rear light, and turn…

Zero Gets Major Props From Forbes

Harley-Davidson's announcement of an electric motorcycle got all the attention last week, but Forbes just ran a story on Zero Motorcycles that properly positions the Santa Cruz company as a leader in this market segment. In part, the story…