Zero Motorcycles Stories March 21

Every segment of the transport industry is going electric and now it’s time for the recreational watercraft segment. A new Sacramento-based startup called Free Form Factory partnered with electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero Motorcycles to use their electric powertrains in what they claim is “the world’s first electric, stand-up personal watercraft”.

The watercraft, called Gratis X1, is quite expensive, which is to be expected with a relatively new technology, but it also offers several advantages over its more common gas-powered counterparts. expand full story

Zero Motorcycles Stories November 8, 2016

In term of size and market share, Zero Motorcycles is the clear leader in the electric motorcycle segment. And that’s mainly because the company has been consistent over the past few years in releasing significantly improved model lineups with better battery pack technology and more power. They haven’t been known to sit on a successful model, but they improve on them quite frequently instead.

We have seen it with the 2016 lineup last year and today, the company did it again with its new 2017 lineup. With now over 200 miles of range on a single charge for some of its models, Zero is making it a lot easier to choose an electric powertrain over a gas-powered motorcycle and to say goodbye to gasoline – that’s a real press photo from Zero above by the way. expand full story

Zero Motorcycles Stories September 8, 2016

Zero Motorcycle owner adds neon wires to his electric bike for a low-cost Tron Light Cycle look

Zero Motorcycles has some of the coolest looking all-electric bikes out there, but it can always use some modifications. For the more flashy EV enthusiasts or the fans of the Tron Light Cycle, a Zero SR owner has an interesting low-cost mod.

Zero Motorcycles Stories March 17, 2016

Electric bike maker Zero Motorcycles filmed an interesting live tour of its Scotts Valley factory in California yesterday. You can watch the full video below. expand full story

Zero Motorcycles Stories December 22, 2015

The new budget bill approved by the US Congress last week included an important extension to the 30% investment tax credit (ITC) for solar, but it also brought back the less popular (but welcomed) tax credits for electric motorcycles. expand full story

Zero Motorcycles Stories December 17, 2015

Zero Motorcycles raises $1 million in funding to bring the total to over $64 million

As Zero Motorcycles’ 2016 models are starting to arrive to dealerships, the company raises $1 million in funding to bring the total to over $64 million, according to Crunchbase.

Zero Motorcycles Stories October 15, 2015

Zero Motorcycles, a maker of battery-powered motorcycles, is at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida today to unveil its 2016 lineup and announce 2 new models.

On top of the new models, the company is also presenting a new motor design, a faster charging infrastructure, a new lithium-ion cell chemistry for more capacity and efficiency, and it will lower the price on two base models while adding more features and performance throughout its lineup. expand full story

Zero Motorcycles Stories October 1, 2015

Zero Motorcycles will launch its 2016 lineup in 2 weeks

Zero Motorcycles confirmed earlier this week that it will unveiled its 2016 lineup of electric motorcycles at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando, Florida on October 15th.

Zero Motorcycles Stories May 20, 2015

Zero Motorcycles announced today a significant price reduction for its 2015 model line. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) is lowered by $1,350 across all of the 4 models offered by Zero. The company cited the fall of battery cost and energy density increase as reasons for the price reduction.

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