Spring is in the air, and for motorcyclists in a winter world, that means it’s time to saddle up. Which makes it the perfect time for Zero Motorcycles to drop the curtain on its new line of electric motorcycles. The Zero S, DS, X, and MX offer added power, increased acceleration, and enhanced power pack technology.
Street legal models are equipped with performance enhancements that allow for higher top speeds and greater acceleration. The 2010 product launch makes Zero Motorcycles the first and only electric motorcycle company to launch four distinct models worldwide.
The Jay Leno Show will have a new guest starting on Friday, September 18: An all-new battery-electric Ford Focus. The electric car will appear in a segment called Green Car Challenge. An all-new battery-electric Ford Focus. The electric car will appear in a segment called “Green Car Challenge.” Tuned to perform on a racetrack that was specifically designed for “The Jay Leno Show,” the battery-electric Ford Focus will be the car used throughout the first season. Celebrities who accept the challenge will be at the wheel, driving quickly to establish a fast lap time that future guests will try to beat. Actress Drew Barrymore is the first celebrity to accept Leno’s “Green Car Challenge.”
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Autocar reports that a source inside the company told them that Rolls Royce could have an electric version of its Phantom super-luxury car on the road by the end of 2010: “Internally it’s thought that the near-silence of electric propulsion, and the fact that full torque is available from a standstill, would align perfectly with Rolls-Royce’s core values. Engineers are currently hard at work making this a reality, although a running prototype has yet to hit the road.”