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2011-04-22 12:30:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As conservation takes center stage on Earth Day 2011, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) notes the environmental benefits of commuting and traveling on a motorcycle. "Regardless of how you use your motorcycle or scooter -- commuting to work, riding down the block, across town, traveling across the country -- your choice to ride instead of drive has a positive impact on the environment and results in a more enjoyable,...

2011-03-31 11:36:00

ORONO, Maine, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EBWR is the only report on the worldwide Light Electric Vehicle industry that includes electric bikes and scooters as well as Four Wheel EVs and related EV technology. EBWR is published by Frank Jamerson, Ph.D., who worked on the EV1 electric car project at General Motors and has published EBWR since 1995; and co-author Ed Benjamin, of eCycleElectric Consulting, who offers his 15 years' work and knowledge of this fast growing worldwide...

2011-03-29 00:50:00

PARIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Twice as Light and Long-lasting, Saft's new Generation Lithium-ion Batteries Equip Peugeot's new 100% Electric Scooter Saft, the world's leading designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industrial applications, has added two-wheeled vehicles to the list of its innovations. The Group has specifically developed new modules of lithium-ion batteries for Peugeot's latest scooter, the e-Vivacity....

2011-03-17 07:00:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry announced today it has raised $26 million in additional financing from its investor group, led by Invus, LP. The financing closed on March 3rd, 2011 with $17 million invested and the potential for an additional $9 million over the coming months as the company continues to grow. "With this investment, we will continue to ramp up our US-based production while rapidly...

2011-02-08 07:00:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles today announced its highly anticipated 2011 product line alongside a strategy for continued leadership of the global electric motorcycle industry. The only company to offer a complete lineup, Zero Motorcycles has made sweeping technical improvements as well as added a contemporary new look to each of its four models, including a complete overhaul of the Zero S and the Zero DS. Every model is now 'quick-charge' capable using...

2011-01-31 15:48:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Major product brands as well as celebrities are beginning to appreciate that electric bicycles are fun, practical and environmentally sustainable transportation. Examples of major brand names include the new Tommy Bahama® and Ferrari®. The new electric bicycle classic cruiser from Tommy Bahama moves the rider along in style at speeds up to 20 miles an hour for distances up to 40 miles, depending on the...

2010-11-04 18:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy Electric Motors, LLC, has been named the new electric motor supplier to ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP). Today ZAP Founder Gary Starr and Remy Electric Motors General Manager Kevin Quinn told an audience of exhibitors and participants at this year's World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exposition (EVS) in Shenzhen, China, that the two companies have signed a long term motor supply and development agreement. Remy HVH 250 electric motors will...

2010-11-02 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Marketing Association Show (SEMA), Mission Motors, a San Francisco based company best known for high-performance electric motorcycles, unveiled Mission Electric Vehicle Technology (MissionEVT), the company's high-performance EV Powertrain Division. MissionEVT will design and supply high performance EV powertrains, including energy storage systems, drive systems and software intelligence, to the OEM market. The...

2010-09-15 14:00:00

ASHLAND, Ore. and SINGAPORE, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo, Inc. a global leader in the electric motorcycle business and Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider today announced that Brammo has selected Flextronics as its global manufacturing partner for the production of plug-in electric motorcycles and components. This strategic partnership enables Brammo to rapidly scale its manufacturing production in order to meet growing...

2010-08-04 11:40:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, was recently awarded a $900,000 grant from the California Energy Commission to begin development of a new advanced compact electric powertrain project. Additional matching funds from the city of Santa Cruz, and other contributors brings the total allotment to more than $1,840,000. Zero's next generation powertrain technology will be developed near its headquarters in the...