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Today Zero Motorcycles released their 2018 models. While they don’t look much different from the 2017’s on the outside (except the gorgeous new silver paint!), it’s what’s inside that counts. Like- 10% longer range thanks to new battery chemistry on all ZF7.2 and ZF14.4 models! Zero is also offering quick charging-6 times faster, thanks to […]
On national drive electric day, September 10th, Zero motorcycles celebrated their 10th anniversary. We’ve been covering their progress since the beginning. In fact, my first article for gas2 was a review of the 2009 Zero S. They’ve certainly come a long way since I first reviewed one here, and I was very excited to celebrate with them.
Zero will be presenting their new models at the AIM Expo in Orlando today, and we got to peek behind the curtain so you could be the first to read about it. On Monday we joined a call with Zero’s Scot Harden to find out what’s coming for 2016. They’ve made a lot of exciting improvements to the lineup and are introducing two customer-designed bikes, the FXS and DSR.
Access to the quick-charging Super Charger network is a great Tesla ownership perk, but if you have a Zero motorcycle, you can take that network with you.
Zero Motorcycles has reduced the price of all its bikes by $1,350. It says battery prices have fallen faster than expected while performance has increased.
The latest addition to the modified Zero Motorcycle crew was done by “Bruno” Bruce Gallardo, who brought his concept from sketch to reality.
Having first debuted way back in the spring of 2010, the KTM Freeride E has had a long journey from concept to production, and it’s finally arrived.
Hollywood Electrics, the world’s leading electric motorcycle dealership, takes on Brammo and announces a grand opening party to be held August 16th.
The LAPD has added a Zero MXX electric motorcycle to its fleet. Designed for special forces work, the MXX should be at home in the City of Angels.
This morning the Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle broke cover. Yup, Harley Davidson is building and electric motorcycle.
The Zero S electric motorcycle has proven popular with riders across SoCal, though it isn’t without its shortcomings. But Zero has been listening, and for 2014 the Zero SR takes the standard S model motorcycle and boosts range, horsepower, and top speed, with tip digit speeds and over 170 miles of driving per charge on […]
Zero motorcycles is touting the quiet nature of its electric motors to the special forces, jointly developing a rugged and stealthy electric motorcycle that has met the Special Forces’ most stringent standards.
The first cross-country trip in U.S. history took months, and even after the invention of the automobile, it could still take weeks to get from one coast to another. With the dawn of the electric vehicle era comes a whole new set of records to make and break, and Terry Hershner just became the first man to drive from one coast to another on a pure electric motorcycle. Our hats off to you, Terry.
Electric motorcycles have been making big strides lately. The most significant is probably Brammo mating their powerful electric motors to an honest-to-goodness 6-speed transmission … but this is very likely going to be that industry’s most visible move yet: ZERO is building police bikes.
While electric cars haven’t found as many buyers as automakers had hoped, electric motorcycle sales are doing just swell. In fact, electric motorcycle racing has become a hot topic in the two-wheeled world, and a collection of amateurs and semi-pros are clamoring for more events t compete in. Hollywood Electrics and the M1-Grand Prix are teaming up to offer a class for electric racers in the M1-GP series.
Zero Motorcycles stands to be one of the leading makers of electric motorcycles in America…and maybe one day, the world. For now though the electric bike maker has launched a new website loaded with customer testimonials and new videos showing their rides in action. We love the all-natural sound of these zero emissions motorcycles.
In this video, Zero motorcycle owner Terry Hershner walks me through the modifications he’s done to his 2012 Zero S to not only make it around town, to 4th place in a TTXGP race, but also over 3,000 miles in 5 days. He worked closely with Hollywood Electrics’ Harlan Flagg to upgrade the controller, among other changes.
The goal of setting a world record is a secret fantasy many gearheadds harbor in the far reaches of their minds. But few ever step forward to claim those records, to stand, however briefly, with the racing elite.
Brandon Nozaki Miller, who calls himself the “Electric Cowboy,”, set a new world record for electric motorcycles under 150 kg. And we kinda sorta helped.
While electric cars are stumbling, electric motorcycles are finding more and more fans in the marketplace thanks to improved performance and generous subsidies. Brands like Brammo and Zero Motorcycles here in America are making a name for electric motorcycles. Over in Norway however, a group of 5 college students have revealed a carbon-fiber electric motorcycle that they plan to build and sell. And on paper, this 67 pound, 94 horsepower motorcycle sounds like some serious competition.