Zero Motorcycles , the leading electric motorcycle manufacturer, today announced the company's upcoming line of street legal electric motorcycles will be eligible for the just passed 10 percent federal tax credit for plug-in vehicles. This announcement comes just prior to Zero Motorcycles' official launch of its all-new Zero S Supermoto Street Bike.
It's the time of the year when awards are handed out-the Academy Awards' Oscars, the Golden Globes-and Ultimate MotorCycling has its annual motorcycle Achievement in Design Awards (AiDA).
Yes, it's the 21st century, but the notion of a high-performance electric dirt bike that could be as much fun to ride as, and possibly competitive with, a petrol-powered dirt bike seems to be about as real as the Tooth Fairy. I can't imagine being able to dice with a buddy on the MX track, and be able to have a conversation with him at the same time.
Intelligent Energy, a British concern specializing in energy solutions, recently unveiled the world's first purpose-built fuel cell motorbike. The hydrogen-powered Emissions Neutral Vehicle (ENV) goes “green” with pollution-free exhaust—it emits only water vapors.