VIDEO: Jay Leno takes the Mission-R electric sport bike for a spin

The latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage tells the story of Mission Motors, a San Francisco-based company that started out making electric motorcycles, and went on to develop a number of proprietary battery, motor and software technologies which it licenses to the automotive and heavy equipment markets.     Mission’s marketing chief David Salguero gives Jay the… Read more »

Vision Industries sells 100 hydrogen plug-in hybrid class 8 trucks

  Here’s a gift that will satisfy both the EV fan and the hydrogen partisan on your Christmas list. The Tyrano, from California-based Vision Industries Corp. (OTCBB:VIIC) is a street-legal hydrogen plug-in electric hybrid 80,000-lb class 8 truck. This week, Vision announced a purchase order agreement with Total Transportation Services of Rancho Dominquez, California, for… Read more »

Brammo unveils Empulse and Empulse R electric motorcycles in Hollywood

Brammo wrapped up this week’s Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles in style, putting on an elaborate party for a select crowd of buyers and motorcycle insiders to launch its new pair of electric sport bikes. The Empulse R will go on sale this summer at a MSRP of $18,995, and the Empulse will be… Read more »