Ducati Zero electric concept

Ducati amps up electric bike race

Ducati boss Claudio Domenicali rides a Hypermotard converted to electric power with a Zero FX powertrain and recently said the company is about to join the electric bike race. At a recent student event in Spain he told the crowd: “The future is electric, we’re not far from starting series production.” It’s no news that …

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Indian FTR 1200 adds accessories 2019

Motorbikes you most want to ride in 2019

The Indian FTR 1200 is the motorcycle that most excited our readers in 2018 and tops our poll of the 2019 models you and we would most like to ride this year. Throughout the year we have unveiled the many new models that are expected to be released in 2019. There is a host of …

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Saietta R electric motorcycle

Subsidy for electric motorcycles

One of the biggest hurdles to the introduction of electric motorcycles and scooters is the high initial cost. So the UK government is considering offering a subsidy on the price of electric two-wheelers. The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) has allocated about $14 million to the program which will extend to 2020. Riders will get …

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Mini CitySurfer electric scooter concept - electric motorcycle

BMW set for electric motorcycle?

German automotive manufacturer BMW must be getting closer to joining the fray with an electric motorcycle. The blue propellor brand company has already released the electric C-evolution scooter and has now developed a folding Mini CitySurfer electric scooter concept. They have also committed to produce plug-in hybrid versions of all its core-brand cars, starting with a …

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