An all-new set of liquid-cooled engines with start stop technology mean the 2017 Vespa GTS has low emissions rolling, and ZERO EMISSIONS standing!
The Tork T6X electric motorcycle costs less than $2,000, goes 60 mph, has 60 miles of range and recharges to 80% in an hour. What’s not to like?
It’s been a few months since I last checked in here at Gas 2, but more than enough time that some of you have taken delivery of a new Elio. Right?
Energica has partnered with utility company Enel and charging network ChargePoint to provide fast charging facilities for riders along the roads that motorcyclists prefer to drive on. The push is meant to cure range anxiety.
I have just returned from Italy, where getting around on scooters is practically a national religion. They range from tiny (and tinny) 50 cc models suitable only for use in crowded urban environments on up to 650 cc offerings that can take on major highways. In general, scooters offer a lower riding position than traditional […]
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.
Energica makes premium “no excuses” electric motorcycles for people who like sport bikes. It has sold out its current production inventory and is racing to catch up with demand.
Alta Motors manufacturers its all electric Redshift motorcycles in a small factory just south of San Francisco. it will begin selling its MX motocross model to professional riders shortly and its street legal SM bike to the public later this year. It builds its own batteries and control systems in-house.
Polaris, maker of Indian and Victory motorcycles, is now offering a touchscreen navigation system that operates much like an i-Phone. BMW and Harley Davidson also offer such electronic systems.
Students at Eindhoven University in the Netherlands will take two STORM Pulse electric motorcycles of their own design on a tour from Germany to China starting later this month. The tour will end in Shanghai, China on September 24.
A Zero electric motorcycle used by Hong Kong Police caught fire while charging on Friday. Investigators believe a short circuit was at fault.
Victory Motorcycles entered an Empulse RR electric motorcyle and gas powered machine at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The team recorded both races in amazing 360 degree videos.
Women in Egypt are expected to only go out in public while in the company of a male relative. Their heads and faces should be covered as well. Not all women conform to the norm, however.
Harley Davidson says it will have an electric motorcycle for sale within 5 years. It is offering no details, but apparently it now feels there is a business case for a battery bike.
An Energica Eva electric motorcycle drove from LA to San Francisco in 12 hours recently, thanks to DC fast chargers along the way.
Legendary moped builder Sachs rocked the established tiny-bike world when it launched the original Sachs MadAss bike in 2004. Since its launch, numerous attempts have been made to bring the bike to the US, with the bike having been sold under the Pierspeed and Tomberlin brands or as the AMG Nitro. The biggest obstacle for […]
Brammo electric motorcycles are headed to Pike’s Peak for 2016, when the new Victory Empulse RR tries to win some all-electric glory!
Super cars are fast. Super bikes are fast. But which one’s faster? Michelin took a Porsche 918 Hybrid and a Yamaha R1 to the track to find out.
The 2016 Honda Africa is a capable bike on and off-road, but how will it handle the winter snow? Honda goes to Finland to find out!
The Samsung Smart Windshield projects information from the rider’s smartphone onto the base of a motorcycle windshield for hands free communication while riding.