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GreenspaceBrammo, the Oregon-based manufacturer of electric motorcycles, announced its new Enertia Plus today -- a plug-in electric motorcycle capable of traveling twice as far per charge as the bike it introduced a year ago. The Enertia Plus can travel 80......
Money & CompanyThe motorcycle I was riding had no lights. It lacked turn signals. The side panels had been removed to help cool the twin DC motors, and the single mirror on the bike was added at the last minute so, at......
Money & CompanyThe company supplying batteries for the soon-to-be released Fisker Karma electric car is sponsoring the 2011 TTXGP North American Championship electric motorcycle racing series. Massachusetts-based A123 Systems, which also has development deals with...
GreenspaceElectric motorcycles are closing the speed gap on internal combustion bikes. Brammo won the kickoff to this year's TTXGP North American Championship series Sunday, clocking the fastest-ever lap speed at Infineon Raceway for an electric motorcycle with its...
Money & CompanyFaster. That was one of the many objectives Mission Motors had for its highly anticipated Mission R electric superbike. The latest EV racer from the San Francisco firm that is the Tesla of motorcycles is capable of traveling at least......
Up to SpeedThe salt was mushy and the crosswinds were fierce, but that didn't stop Mission Motors from setting the land-speed record for an electric motorcycle Sept. 1 during the annual BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials at Utah's Bonneville Speedway. The production...
Brand XIn 2009, a tiny island in the middle of the Irish Sea played host to something spectacular. The place was the Isle of Man. The event was the TTXGP, the worldâs first zero-emissions, electric superbike race. For 2010, the TTXGP is expanding in both the...
Money & CompanyIn 2009, a tiny island in the middle of the Irish Sea played host to something spectacular. The place was the Isle of Man. The event was the TTXGP, the worldâs first zero-emissions, electric superbike race. For 2010, the TTXGP......
Brand XMotorcycle racing is a raucous melee of high-revving engines and high-octane exhaust, of screaming spectators and pulsing music. It's a scene that's defined by the senses as much as the race itself. So when 12 electric motorcycles speed away from the...
Money & CompanyOutfitted with copious cup holders and able to haul entire extended families, the Caravan is probably the best known product in the Dodge lineup. So it may have come as a surprise to attendees at last month's superbike race when,......
The Fabulous ForumCan âThe Doctorâ do it again? Valentino Rossi, arguably the greatest motorcycle racer ever and dubbed âThe Doctorâ for the clinical way he goes about mastering a race track, again is looking to defend his championship in MotoGP, the series......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIt's "Invasion of the Body Snatchers," motorcycle style. Lightning Motors' lithium-powered superbike looks like an R1. It even handles like the Yamaha liter bike. But its innards have been wrenched and yanked out. The entire engine is missing. So are...
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