Editor’s note: After this article appeared in print, we received some feedback suggesting that the thesis is not clear enough. So, we’d like to point out a few things at the beginning. Today’s DC Fast Charging installations are very reliable. If you buy a production EV, such as a Nissan LEAF or BMW i3, it is unlikely that you will… Read more »
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Zero Motorcycles has been awarded a grant of $1,009,220 from the California Energy Commission (CEC). Zero will match these funds, providing over two million bucks to be invested in expanding production capacity through improvements in the manufacturing line, production efficiency and engineering processes. All Zero models are designed and built in California. “We thrive at… Read more »
Zero Motorcycles has announced its 2014 model line, and there’s a lot to write about. The lineup now consists of three core models: the Zero S, Zero DS and Zero FX. Prices of the S and DS models have been reduced by up to $1,000 compared to 2013. “For 2014 we focused on evolving the… Read more »
Parker Hannifin, the manufacturer of motion and control systems, is sponsoring Victory Motorcycles in the 2015 Isle of Man TT Zero Challenge on June 10. Victory Racing’s prototype electric race bikes use Parker’s Global Vehicle Motor (GVM) electric motors. “In order to improve [Victory’s] chances of winning, we needed to focus on delivering the power… Read more »
The Clovis Police Department in the San Joaquin Valley has purchased five Zero Electric Police motorcycles, which will immediately join the force’s existing BMW R1200s, patrolling the city’s streets, trails and events. The five were purchased for just under $95,000, thanks to a grant from the San Joaquin Valley Air District. Thirty more e-cycles are… Read more »
Zero Motorcycles has announced that it has signed its first eastern Asia distributor, Yuen Ho Trading Company, Ltd. (YHT), based in Hong Kong, and has sold 59 MY 2012 Zero S electric motorcycles to the Hong Kong government, part of Zero’s largest fleet sale to date. Most of the units will go into service with… Read more »