Rutter Smashes the Ton in Isle of Man TT Zero Practice!

Michael Rutter was the first rider to break the ton on an electric motorcycle at the Isle of Man, registering an average speed of 102.5 mph in the first and only TT Zero practice over the 37.7 mile course on the all-new MotoCzysz machine. This feat took the gas-powered bikes 50 years to accomplish.

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Zero Motorcycles and Hollywood Electrics' Sunset Strip Party

Hollywood Electrics and Zero Motorcycles teamed up to celebrate the overwhelming success of the 2012 line Wednesday night at the chic Sunset Marquis Bar 1200. Zero Motorcycles sales for 2012 have far outpaced those of all previous years combined, and the company is still struggling to meet consumer demand for the fastest production motorcycles currently available, and tested by yours truly.

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Brammo Empulse Launch Outshines The Stars in Hollywood

Last night Brammo held a proper Hollywood launch party for the Empulse and Empulse R. Sure, we saw an Empulse at Laguna Seca in 2010, but a lot has changed since then. The problem with developing products on the cutting edge of technology is that it can be hard to decide when to stop waiting for it to be perfect and just pull the trigger on production.

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Driving the Hydrogen Fuel Cell Mercedes | EVS26

At EVS 26, there is ample opportunity to test drive all the latest electric cars (and some bicycles!) except the Tesla and Fisker, which were only present for ogling or sitting in the drivers seat and dreaming. My photographer and wheelchair pusher Ulrich Standish took Mercedes’ Fuel Cell EV for a spin around the block.

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Los Angeles, Now the ELECTRIC Car Capital of America | EVS26

The Electric Vehicle Symposium is a conference where electric vehicle makers can meet and exchange knowledge. There are four days of presentations from a variety of panels of experts. Engineers present their latest research and results of current projects, which is fascinating for those of us interested in finding out the very latest news in electric vehicles.

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