Zero Motorcycles Offering “Free ‘Fuel’ for Life”

Jul 10, 2017 View Comments by

Zero Motorcycles’ latest promotion, “Free ‘Fuel’ For Life,” began on July 5. The company is giving anyone who purchases a new Zero between July 5 – 31, 2017, up to $1,200, the equivalent of about 85,000 miles worth of electricity. At today’s current national average for gasoline ($2.25), it would cost about $4,745 to cover that distance […]

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Zero Motorcycles Matches Electric Motorcycle Tax Credit

May 19, 2017 View Comments by

Zero Motorcycles is continuing to advocate for the electric motorcycle movement. The company has announced its “Don’t Wait for Washington” program, offering buyers a cash rebate matching the expired Electric Motorcycle Federal Tax Credit, should it not be reinstated in 2017. The U.S. government had been giving buyers of electric motorcycles a tax credit equal to […]

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2016 Zero DSR: Riding Toward the Future

Mar 29, 2017 View Comments by

In the hills above Santa Cruz, the yellow diamond sign with the thick, curved black arrow pointing left says “20 MPH.” I roll off the throttle and the 2016 Zero DSR washes off speed like it’s a big V-twin, but instead of the bark of an engine under compression I hear the whine of the […]

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Electric Motorcycle Federal Tax Credit Set to Expire in 10 Days

Dec 21, 2016 View Comments by

As 2016 is coming to a close, one of the questions consumers may be asking themselves is if the tax incentive for two-wheel vehicles will be renewed. Buyers of plug-in electric motorcycles benefit from a 10-percent federal tax credit on their purchase. Zero Motorcycles is reminding potential buyers that on December 31, 2016, that tax credit is set […]

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Zero Motorcycles Offering Discount for Student Riders, Instructors, Military, and First Responders

Aug 19, 2016 View Comments by

Zero Motorcycles is offering up to $500 off the price of a new Zero for student riders, riding school instructors, members of the military, and first responders. Riders can receive $500 off a Zero S, Zero DS, Zero SR or Zero DSR; or $250 off a Zero FX or Zero FXS at the time of purchase. While […]

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Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire Act

Jun 24, 2014 View Comments by

With a sound that is decidedly un-potato-potato-like, Harley-Davidson has surprised the motorcycle world and legions of faithful with the first electric motorcycle by a major manufacturer.* Well, it’s not quite a production motorcycle yet, it’s more of a prototype or trial balloon; what Harley-Davidson is trying to do here is gauge whether or not the […]

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2013 Zero Motorcycles

Jan 05, 2013 View Comments by

For those looking forward to the day when it’s possible to go for a long distance ride free from dependence on fossil fuels, Zero Motorcycle’s 2013 model lineup brings that dream one step closer to reality. Electric motorcycles (and cars too, for that matter) are great for commuting or riding short distances, but if serious […]

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