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2009-11-16 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited is pleased to announce the addition of mobility scooters, lift chairs, and 3-wheel electric trikes to its electric transportation product line-up. Five years of experience with electric transportation make these additions a perfect complement to R Martin Limited's existing electric bicycle, electric moped and electric scooter product lines. While they may travel slower than traditional electric transportation, mobility scooters offer...

2009-11-12 09:30:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles today announced that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger took a special interest in its all-new street legal Zero S electric motorcycle. While touring the Alt Car Expo, the Governor spent time with the California based motorcycle company and was introduced to the Zero S. The Zero S offers a transportation alternative that is practical, fun and environmentally friendly. Based in California, Zero Motorcycles is an innovative...

2009-11-12 08:15:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles today announced it was awarded "Best Electric Motorcycle" at the first international fair for electric mobility, eCarTec 2009. Companies from all over the world gathered in Munich, Germany with hopes of being acknowledged as one of the most inventive and promising projects, products or technologies from the field of electric mobility. "Zero Motorcycles is thrilled to receive such an admirable award in the presence of so many...

2009-11-11 07:15:00

FORT MYERS, Fla., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Performance Electric Vehicles International (PEVintl.) is proud to announce the inclusion of Safe Ride(TM) Technology on their deluxe model, all-electric bikes and ATVs sold in the USA. Curt Watkins, president and CEO, states, "We at Performance Electric Vehicles International are excited to have Safe Ride(TM) technology installed on our vehicles. We really believe that Safe Ride(TM) is a true life-saving device and will give our vehicles an extra...

2009-11-10 16:09:00

ASHLAND, Ore., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BRAMMO, maker of plug-in electric motorcycles, announced today it is dropping the price of the all-electric BRAMMO Enertia powercycle, to $7,995. Customers are also eligible for a 10% federal income tax credit, further reducing the price to $7,195. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091103/AQ03976) "While this pricing breakthrough is innovative in transportation, it is in line with consumer electronics, where engineering and production...

2009-11-03 08:00:00

ASHLAND, Ore., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of a wildly successful grassroots journey, Brammo, maker of plug-in electric motorcycles, is urging the United States government to grant equality in federal funding for all electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers. Currently, most federal funding has been limited to companies producing EVs with four wheels. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091103/AQ03976) To press this case, Brammo's Founder and CEO, Craig Bramscher, met with...

2009-10-29 07:15:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles today announced its win at the Electric Motorcycle Challenge, organized by the French Federation of Motorcycles in Gironville, France. Over 250 riders competed in the race, with one Zero MX and four other electric motorcycles participating. Thomas Aubry, riding on behalf of Zero Motorcycles, proved the Zero MX has what it takes to not only beat out the other electric motorcycles, but to compete against the best gas powered riders...

2009-10-26 16:36:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles announced today the launch of its fleet sales program. This program will provide the opportunity for corporate, non-profit, government and small business buyers to get professional sales support for multi-unit purchases to meet their motorcycle fleet requirements from Zero Motorcycles. Following its success in the consumer market, this program will mark the first time large volume purchases of Zero Motorcycles' entire line of...

2009-10-26 11:38:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hill Fire Department firefighters save the lives of total strangers on an almost daily basis. It is no surprise they will do everything they can to change the life of one of their own, volunteer firefighter Marty Blakely. During a vacation with his family this summer, Blakely suffered a blood clot, which led to the discovery of a cancerous tumor and the amputation of one of his legs, which has confined him to a wheelchair. The fire department...

2009-10-23 10:59:00

SINGAPORE, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AMPLE (www.ampleworld.com), a global marketing and distribution leader providing a full suite of products and services geared towards the electric vehicle market, today announced it will be the first company in Asia to represent Zero Motorcycles. Based in Singapore, AMPLE will begin selling the Zero X and MX off road motorcycles immediately and will begin taking orders for the all-new 2010 Zero S street bike and DS dual sport motorcycles. Making global...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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