You knew this one was coming, didn't you? All the signs were there. It's getting dark pretty early, and the air is getting colder. For many, it’s time to put their bikes up for the season. For others, further south, it’s finally cool enough to start putting serious miles on them again. For nearly all motorcyclists, however, the winter is special for another reason: the new bik … [Read more...] about The 7 Best Electric Motorcycles You Can Buy in 2020
There are a number of reasons you might want to buy an electric vehicle. You might choose an EV because you care deeply about your carbon footprint, for example. You might choose an EV because you keep your vehicles for a long time, and you're concerned about the future value of a vehicle powered by internal combustion. You might not care about any of that and may just want the … [Read more...] about How to Calculate EV Charging Costs
The hottest segment in motorcycling right now isn't big-bore adventure tourers or over-the-road sofas, it's mini motos. Small, fun, agile, and lightweight motorcycles like the Honda Grom that don't require too much investment and don't themselves too seriously but still deliver in terms of fuel economy and practicality. Following close behind the growing popularity of these … [Read more...] about Fonzarelli NKD – Electric Motorcycle from Down Under
If you've ever assumed that you "need" a gasoline powered car in your household for things an electric vehicle just can't do, think again. Maybe you only have one car and wonder whether an electric would work for you. Or perhaps you're already enjoying an electric vehicle but have a secondary vehicle, or spouse's vehicle that relies on fossil fuels just in case. I'm here to … [Read more...] about Can Your Household Go Fully Electric?
The world of electric vehicles is getting bigger and bigger each day. As an EV enthusiast, that's pretty exciting-- only I'm not exactly an EV enthusiast. Or, maybe a better way of putting that is to say, "I'm not only an EV enthusiast." I'm interested in almost all mechanical things, and I'm especially excited about weird mechanical things that were/are built in small … [Read more...] about Czech it Out: Classic Čezeta Reborn as an Electric Scooter!
If you haven't heard of Curtiss Motorcycles before, get wise-- because these guys are building custom electric motorcycles that are the spiritual successors to choppers and cafe racers, but with (what I'll call) a greater respect for technology. They are every bit the real deal, and their latest blood, sweat, and gears-based proof of that fact is the bike you see here: Zeus. … [Read more...] about Curtiss Zeus is a Stunning, V8 Electric Motorcycle
Kuhn Schweiz AG and Lithium Storage GmbH are the guys behind the massive, Hulk-green eDumper. They claimed their purpose-built electric truck would be the largest EV in the world when they first announced the project back in 2017. Well, it's finally here - and the high-tech, 111 ton metal mammoth not only works as promised, but somehow looks even bigger than I remember! That … [Read more...] about Komatsu eDumper is the World’s Largest EV
Between its Volkswagen, Audi, and Seat brands, the Volkswagen Group has committed to building more than 300,000 electric vehicles in 2021. That's a whole lot of electric cars from the company that, not too long ago, was touting the benefits of "clean diesel". As such, you can imagine that some people doubted the company's commitment ability to deliver. VW, though, claims … [Read more...] about Volkswagen Secures EV Batteries Through 2023
As far as motorcycles are concerned, the 70s are definitely coming back, from Honda's new, neo-cafe styling school to Suzuki's reborn Katana. The future, meanwhile, remains stubbornly electric. As such, it was only a matter of time before some enterprising young minds married that classic, UJM look to a more modern electric powertrain, right? Right-- and it was Regent who … [Read more...] about Retrotastic: Meet the Regent Electric Motorcycle