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2010-07-20 06:00:00

ASHLAND, Ore., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo, Inc. announced today that former AMA champion Aaron Gobert will be riding their Empulse RR race bike in the forthcoming FIM e-Power race on July 25th. The Empulse RR is a purpose built, race ready, version of the recently announced Brammo Empulse, featuring Brammo Power(TM) and Brammo Digital Powertain(TM) technology and will be revealed at the Red Bull 2010 MotoGP, Mazda Raceway, Laguna Seca. (Photo:...

2010-07-15 09:00:00

ASHLAND, Ore., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo, Inc. announced today it will begin production of an electric sportbike, calling it the "Empulse." Brammo demonstrated a pre-production prototype today and all three production models of the Empulse will be capable of sustaining 100 mph. The three models will have different battery capacities, all utilizing an innovative proprietary array, the Brammo Power(TM) battery and vehicle management system. The Empulse is available for immediate...

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2010-07-15 06:10:00

Yamaha Motor Company Limited of Japan on Wednesday unveiled a zero-emission electric motor scooter for use in the city that it is boasting can travel five times farther than a gasoline model for the same cost. Yamaha's EC-03 can travel 26.6 miles on a single six-hour charge from a household power outlet, which, in Japan, costs about 18 cents - far less than the cost of running a conventional 50cc scooter, according to Yamaha. The new moped will be unleashed in Tokyo on September 1, and a...

2010-07-08 08:00:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif. and ZHEJIANG, China, July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Agreement is US$29 Million in Cash for 51 Percent Commercial Agreement for 31.5 M Shares Valued at US$31.5M Debt-Free Jonway Boosts ZAP's Shareholder Value ISO 9000 Certified Modern Factory ZAP Jonway - a New International Automobile Company with Extensive EV Experience 141 Acres, 3.6 Million Sq. Feet Factory Opened in 2009, Capacity of 30,000 Vehicles per Year Jonway 2009: US$40 Million Annual Revenues; Jonway...

2010-05-19 16:37:00

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Zero Agni took home top honors at the inaugural TTXGP and goes down in history as the first winner of a fully electric motorcycle championship series road race held in North America. The 11-lap duel took place last Sunday at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, California, with accomplished AMA racer Shawn Higbee emerging victorious on his Zero/Agni prepared motorcycle. As the weekend progressed, Higbee dominated the field to qualify for the pole...

2010-05-17 12:55:00

ASHLAND, Ore., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo CEO Craig Bramscher is currently in Hong Kong with US Secretary Gary Locke who is leading a senior-level U.S. business development mission to China to promote U.S. exports in a broad range of leading U.S. technologies related to clean energy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/SF06090) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100517/SF06090) The delegation is comprised of 22 U.S. firms representing a cross-section of U.S....

2010-05-16 20:51:00

ASHLAND, Ore., May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Brammo is delighted to announce our Brammo Evangelist of the Year. Harry Mallin has been selected by Brammo as our top evangelist and receives an award winning Brammo Enertia electric motorcycle for his sterling efforts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100516/SF05679) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100516/SF05679) Harry, better known in EV and motorcycling circles as Brammofan, has been writing with great passion and...

2010-04-29 07:30:00

SANTA ROSA, Calif., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Electric transportation pioneer ZAP (OTC Bulletin Board: ZAAP) has contracted Zhejiang Jonway Automobile Co. Ltd. to be the manufacturing partner for its futuristic Alias electric sports car in China. ZAP and Jonway have agreed to accelerate volume production manufacturing plans following successful debut of a pre-production Alias at the Jonway exhibit at the Beijing Motor Show last week. ZAP is targeting the electric vehicle market...

2010-04-13 14:18:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More than one billion people in 190 countries will be taking action for Earth Day 2010. ELV Motors, Inc is doing its part by offering practical and affordable zero emission vehicles in the form of electric bicycles. Every year a growing number of people help expand Earth Day from once a year to once a week. They might start out by leaving the car at home once a week and use an electric bike to commute to school or work or a folding electric...

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2010-04-13 15:24:45

Japan's Honda Motor Company announced a new electric scooter on Tuesday that targets domestic business customers like pizza delivery services. A lithium-ion battery and a 50cc petrol engine, which makes no noise and can travel 19 miles on a single charge at up to 18 miles per hour, power the EV-neo. Honda said that the battery could be rapid-charged up to 80 percent of capacity in 20 minutes, while regular power socket charge would take about four hours. The Japanese automaker says the...