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 »
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 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 »
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 »
The company has been field-testing its electric cycles with several law enforcement agencies in California and England for over a year now.
Stars of the stable include the Zero S, which the company claims has the longest range of any production electric motorcycle: 137 miles in the city; and the Zero FX.
Zero Motorcycles is recalling some of its electric motorbikes to fix a problem with the battery packs.
As the EV market slowly but steadily takes shape, companies are identifying more and more niches that are perfect fits for electrification.
Zero Motorcycles has unveiled its 2012 model line, featuring a completely new powertrain that gives its electric cycles vastly improved speed, range and battery life.