360 DAYS

“I’m here to prove what I’ve done the other 360 days of the year.” – Eva Håkansson Eva and her husband Bill Dubé built an electric sidecar streamliner motorcycle in their garage. The Road Electric followed them to the Bonneville Salt Flats to find out why. Watch the short video “360 DAYS” – exclusive content […]

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Catalan Contender

Industrial engineer Marc Barceló couldn’t find an electric motorcycle he liked. So he decided to build one. Sure, his experience in the technical department at Tramontana (builder and developer of supercars) would come in handy. But even more helpful was the fortuitous nature of his place of birth: Catalonia, home of Spain’s motorcycle industry1. Bultaco, […]

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The Double Wow

Electric scooter. Vintage styling. The double wow. In Barcelona, you can rent an electric scooter that looks like a vintage Vespa. It’s called YUGO. No, this retro-fun scooter isn’t named after a former Communist bloc nation like its defunct automotive cousin. It’s a straight-forward combination of YOU + GO. And yes, you really can GO. […]

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Ēlektra

While the Koch brothers plot the extinction of electric vehicles1 and possibly by default the human race, one woman shines brightly2 in the fight to make electric vehicles exciting, and therefore appealing to the masses. Born in Sweden in 1981, this race driver with a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering holds the distinction […]

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moto eléctrica

VOLTA MOTORBIKES of Barcelona, Spain is offering two electric motorcycles with an average range of 43.4 miles (70 km) and a top speed of 74.5 mph (120 km/h). The bikes are targeted directly at urban riders, described as “the right formula to allow you to have fun in the city.” With 70 km of range, […]

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Big Boy Bobber

Hidden away on EV Album I found this beefy electric bike from Hungary – an “electric bobber for rare peoples(sic).” What a wonderful, interesting design. Made out of water-cut Al 6082 aircraft aluminum alloy, the Big+Boy uses a Crystalyte Crown TC-80 Brushless DC hub motor and a custom-made prismatic cell battery. I love the Hungamerican […]

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