Voxan Wattman world’s fastest electric bike

The world’s most fastest and powerful electric motorcycle, the Voxan Wattman, is faster than a Porsche 911 and more powerful than a Ducati Panigale. Wattman is powered by a 150kW (200hp) electric motor, which is 5kW more than a Ducati Panigale super bike. It may have a lame name, but the Voxan Wattman is no …

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BMW’s electric police scooter

There could soon be some bright sparks coming to your police force. BMW has developed a C evolution elevctric scooter for police, armed forces and emergency services. It will be part of a display of “authority” bikes at next week’s 18th Milipol in Paris, a show all about technology suitable for defence, emergency and policing …

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2014 Zero electric motorcycles

In a huge leap for the adoption of electric-powered two-wheelers, Californian company Zero Motorcycles now claims range of 275km. It comes as British sportscar manufacturer Caterham has shown two electric bikes and BMW has shown its C evolution electric scooter at the Milan show, pointing to an electric future for two wheels. Zero Motorcycles Australia …

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BMW electric scooter unveiled

Australia will not get the BMW electric scooter unveiled at the Frankfurt motor show over night. BMW Motorrad Australia production manager Scott Croaker says the “C evolution” scooter is not suitable for this country. “It’s more suitable for megacities,” he says. “We don’t have the infrastructure and our urban landscape is too spread out.” Aussie …

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Electric motorbike revolution coming

Electric bikes leave me cold. I’ve only ridden electric scooters, but the thought of an electric bike does not exactly inspire me. Not even the new American-made Mission R (pictured) and RS models with a top speed of 240km/h. The problem is that riding motorcycles isn’t just about terminal speed, but how you get there. …

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BMW electric C-Evolution scooter

Electric BMW scooter for 2014

BMW is going electric with the unveiling of their first all-electric car, the i3, and plans to launch their first all-electric scooter, the C Evolution, next year. The i3 was simultaneously launched in New York, Beijing and London this week with BMW declaring it is the “first step in a revolution”. As board chairman Norbert …

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