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June 17, 2015

Storm – racing around the world in 80 days on the first ever electric touring motorcycle

A student team in Eindhoven, Holland last week unveiled the design of its electric touring motor cycle. With this motorcycle the university students intend to take part in the 80 Day Race around the world in 2016. The touring bike set to be the first ever electric touring motorcycle with an impressive range and a modular battery pack. According to the designers, the bike will have a range of 240 miles. Read the full article »

April 9, 2015

Saroléa SP7 all-carbon electric superbike debuts – Video

Belgian bike manufacturer, Sarolea has pulled the covers off of the SP7 at the Autoworld show in Brussels. The new machine will try and make it it onto the podium in the SES TT Zero Challenge Race at the Isle of Man TT. The bike features lots and lots of carbon and titanium parts, a large electric motor and is capable of doing 168 mph. The 2015 SES TT Zero Challenge Race takes place on Wednesday June 10, at 10:45am. Read the full article »

May 9, 2011

2011 Roehr eSupersport electric sportsbike introduced

Roehr Motorcycles is pleased to introduce a significant milestone in production electric motorcycles, the all new 2011 Roehr eSuperSport. The 2011 eSuperSport benefits from a closer relationship with Hyosung Motors USA, based on the award winning GT650R, known for it’s outstanding value, reliability, and high equipment level, has been integrated with Roehr Motorcycles’ latest version of it’s advanced and proven electric drive system. The result is the best performance electric motorcycle value on the market. Read the full article »

April 15, 2011

Lito Sora: new electric motorcycle from Canada

Canadian firm Lito - Green Motion has introduced a new electric motorcycle. The Sora features the best design elements of Bobber and Cafe Racer/Street Fighter bikes, combined in one electric superbike. The Bobber influence can be seen in the rear fender that is fixed to the wheel, while the Street Fighter influence can be seen in the dynamics of the front of the bike. The Sora features the world’s first electric motorbike seat, allowing the driver to change th driving dynamics of the bike at a push of a button. Read the full article »

April 12, 2011

Screwdriver-powered vehicle “EX”

Excentricity is defined as a deviation from what is ordinary or customary. To match this definition, four guys - Nils Ferber, Sebastian Auray, Ruben Faber and Ludolf von Oldershausen - couldn´t just modify an existing vehicle but had to start designing something new from scratch. The result is a completely new driving concept: The driver lies headlong on his three-wheeled vehicle and accelerates the "EX" with sprawled out arms up to 30 km/h. Read the full article »

April 11, 2011

eCRP 1.4 electric racebike unveiled

CRP Racing has developed a new version of the Italian electric racing motorcycle. TheeCRP 1.4 will be the workhorse of the 2011 season and is available for lease by all teams taking part in electric motorcycle championships such as e-Power and TTXGP. The eCRP 1.4 is the electric racing motorcycle that strikes a cost-effectiveness balance for competition in electric racing. CRP Racing has engineered a motorcycle that handles extremely well and has the ability to provide a stable and predictable platform for the rider. Read the full article »

February 11, 2011

2011 Zero S, DS, X, MX videos

Zero Motorcycles has announced its 2011 model line-up and strategy to dominate the zero-emission motorcycle market. The S and DS models were completely redesigned, as well as changing the look of all models. Also important, that the owners of the Zero bikes can take advantage of J1772 public charging stations using an optional accessory. All of the motorcycles will be shipped in March 2011. Prices of the bikes are: S: $9,995; DS: $10,495; MX: $9,495; X: $7,995; Read the full article »

February 4, 2011

Introducing the Agility Saietta electric sportsbike

The Agility Saietta, revealed at the MCN London Motorcycle Show, is a stylish zero-emission all-electric sports bike. The motorcycle’s name might sound Italian, but the Saietta was designed in the UK by a firm called Agility Global. The bike weighs 500lbs and features a 169hp electric motor. There will be a base version which weighs 400lbs and has a 135hp-motor. Both versions have an air-cooled DC Agni motor which participated in last year’s Isle of Man TT. Read the full article »

January 18, 2011

Vectrix VX-2 electric scooter introduced

Vectrix LLC starts off the New Year with the official launch of its clean energy urban commuting model, the VX-2. The all-new Vectrix VX-2 scooter is designed to be the ideal choice for shorter trips -- from across town to across campus. The all electric VX-2 is a smaller and slimmer version of our VX-1 bike and is the perfect machine for lower-speed urban, neighborhood, and small-town trips. The VX-2 is the electric equivalent of a 50cc internal combustion engine scooter. Read the full article »

January 14, 2011

TTXGP to race in Sweden

TTXGP are pleased to announce a new venue for the TTXGP Euro series: Track Gellerasen in Sweden will play host to the first TTXGP race in the country. Track Gelleråsen was built 1950 and as such is the oldest permanent racing facility in Sweden . The former Grand prix track is 2.4km long and very technical with all the different types of turns and a good straight. Perfect for electric Motorbike racing as will provide exciting thrills with plenty of action. Read the full article »