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Zero Motorcycles made history today, after hosting their 24 Hours of Electricross this past weekend. The event was the first international endurance competition for off-road all-electric vehicles and included teams from around the world. Setting several world records including a Guinness World Record, over 50 competitors raced for 24 hours straight, only stopping to change out batteries and riders. In total, more than 4000 miles were completed by the field of 10 teams.
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.
Giant Green Leap in Motorcycling
Emissions from internal combustion motors-both sound and chemical-have been the bane of off-road motorcycles for decades. In the minds of many, quiet and clean electricity is the propulsion of the future for dirt bikes.
Mission Motors, builder of the world's fastest production electric sportbike, the Mission One, today announced the debut of its Motorsports Program, with veteran motorcycle racer Tom Montano set to pilot the Mission One in the inaugural TTXGP, the world's first carbon-free Grand Prix. The race will take place on the Isle of Man on June 12, 2009.
Vehicles eligible for the motorcycle tax deduction added to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are likely to include on-road and dual-sport motorcycles, as well as motorscooters and mopeds, according to the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). The tax deduction -- first reported by the AMA on Feb. 14 -- was added at the eleventh hour to the landmark $787 billion stimulus package that President Barack Obama signed into law on Feb. 17.
Vectrix Corporation, the world leader in Personal Electric Vehicles, hailed the American Recovery and Reinvestment bill that President Obama signed Tuesday for including a 10 percent tax credit toward the purchase of all-electric motorcycles. Today, Vectrix announced its own consumer incentive of $750 on 2007 models and $450 on 2008 models to encourage even more consumers to go electric.
Advanced Battery Technologies Debuts Hybrid Motorcycle At Dealer Expo 2009.
Advanced Battery Technologies, a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of rechargeable Polymer Lithium-Ion (PLI) batteries, has announced that three hybrid motorcycles jointly developed by the Company and
Wuxi Angell Autocycle Co., Ltd, will debut at the Dealer Expo 2009 in Indianapolis, IN.
Seen it all before? Well with that in mind, we setout to bring you only the very best or should we say the “Ultimate” from the 28th annual International Motorcycle Show.