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Zero Motorcyles is a California-based manufacturer of electric motorcycles. Though the first Zero prototypes were produced in 2006, Zero is already one of the leaders of the electric motorcycle segment. Zero got its start in the off-road world with the Zero X dirt bike and has quickly expanded its lineup to include a variety of dual purpose electric motorcycles like the Zero DS and Zero XU.

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2014 Zero SR Review

In a stoplight-to-stoplight drag race, the Zero SR has a real shot at embarrassing behemoths like the Hayabusa.

2014 Zero FX Dirt Review – Video

What better place is there to test the electric Zero FX's off-road chops than in the backyard of AMA Hall-of-Famer ...

2014 Zero SR – First Ride Teaser

Zero was kind enough to grant Motorcycle.com the very first SR press bike, and while we’re still putting it through ...

2013 Zero S Review

If you're not yet weary of reading about how electric motorcycles have been approaching the speed and usability of petrol-powered bikes, here's another chance. The new 2013 Zero S is changing the way we judge these electron-excited two-wheelers.

The 10 Hottest Bikes of 2013

This year looks like a particularly exciting time to be a motorcyclist, if for no other reason than the variety of bikes available across every category, including electric! Here then is our list of the top 10 bikes we’re eager to ride in 2013.

2013 Zero Motorcycles Lineup

This week Zero Motorcycles unveiled its 2013 lineup, brandishing five new models – the S, DS, XU, MX and an all-new street model, the FX - as the most technologically advanced to date.

Best Motorcycles of 2012

It’s again that time of the year when we select Motorcycle.com’s Best Of choices – our annual MOBO awards. Surf along as we look back at the standout motorcycles of the past year.

2012 Zero DS Review - Video

Electric motorcycles have just crossed a new threshold. No longer play things for the Earth conscious and tree huggers among us who crave propulsion on two wheels. The Zero DS is a glimpse into the future of motorcycling. And we like it!

Zero Comparisons

2013 Brammo Empulse R vs Zero S ZF11.4 - Video

With 100-mph top speeds and purported ranges beyond 100 miles, the 2013 Zero S and Brammo Empulse are the most advanced electric motorcycles in mass production. Let's see which bike comes out on top.

2010 Electric Motorcycle Shootout

Who would have thought even three years ago that we’d be comparing three U.S.-manufactured electric street motorcycles priced for popular consumption, and with no less a mission than to change the world?

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  • 2014 Zero Models Recalled for Motor Defect

    Zero Motorcycles is recalling 2014 DS, FX, S and SR models because of a manufacturing defect that could cause the motors to seize. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the motor’s rotor may come in contact with the stator at sustained maximum rpms. Should the spinning rotor come contact the […] more
  • 2014 Zero Motorcycles Now In Dealerships

    Zero Motorcycles today announced that its 2014 model line is now available at authorized dealers across Europe and North America. In response to increased demand for its electric motorcycles, Zero dealerships will be offering test rides in time for the spring riding season. Demo’s can be scheduled via the Zero Motorcycles website and the motorcycles […] more
  • AMA Honors Zero and Scot Harden with Bessie Stringfield Award

    The American Motorcyclist Association has bestowed a special recognition award to Zero Motorcycles and its Vice President of Marketing, Hall-of-Famer Scot Harden, for their work in attracting new riders and the positive impact they’ve delivered to mainstream media. Harden (pictured above from our recent Zero FX dirt riding review) and Zero were awarded the AMA […] more
  • Getting Dirty With The 2014 Zero FX

    I’ve done plenty of miles aboard the Zero FX. I first rode one when I competed at Pikes Peak last year, then rode one again a few months later during a 24-hour endurance race. All this time, however, I’ve never ridden one straight as it comes off the showroom floor. Nor have I ridden one […] more
  • Edeweiss Introduces Electric Motorcycle Tour of the Alps

    One of the most common critiques about electric motorcycles is the limited range available in their lithium-ion batteries. Motorcycle tour company Edelweiss Bike Travel will put those concerns to the test, with its new zero-emission Alps Electric Tour. The week-long tour package includes five days of riding through the Austrian Alps, covering from 70 to […] more
  • 2012-2013 Zero Motorcycles Recalled for Buggy Controller Firmware

    Zero Motorcycles is recalling 2013 FX and 2012-2013 XU, S and DS models because of a problem with its controller firmware that could cause a motorcycle to suddenly shut down. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the controller firmware on some models may disconnect power to the motor in response […] more
  • Electric Vehicle Tax Credits End Today

    Two federal incentives aimed at increasing electric vehicle sales are set to end on January 1, 2014. The first provides a 30% tax credit (up to $1000) for individuals who install a high-speed electric vehicle charger in their homes. The second covers up to 10% of the cost of an electric motorcycle, up to $2500. […] more
  • New U.S. Electric Roadrace Series Set To Debut In 2014

    We should have seen the writing on the wall earlier. The eRoadRacing series cut its ties to its Australian arm before the start of the end of the 2012 season, and there are strong rumors it will be announcing plans to focus its efforts solely in Europe for 2014 and beyond. That rumor is strengthened […] more
  • Terry Hershner Attempting E-Bike Cross-Country Record Aboard Zero S

    E-bike mega-miler, Terry Hershner, is at it again. In June of last year, Hershner became the first person to cross the United States on an electric motorcycle. This time, he’s attempting to become the fastest person to cross the country on an electric bike, going from San Diego, California to Jacksonville Beach, Florida, and he’s […] more
  • 2013 FIM eRoad Racing World Cup Cancelled

    The International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) and TTXGP have cancelled the eRoad Racing World Cup final. The final, which would pit the top teams from the electric racing championship’s North American and European series, was originally scheduled to take place Nov. 17 as a support race for the World Superbike Championship round at India’s Buddh International […] more
  • EICMA 2013: 2014 Zero SR First Impressions Video

    Electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero announced a number of upgrades across its entire 2014 streetbike lineup at the 2013 EICMA show along with an all-new sportier model called the SR. Editor-in-Chief Kevin Duke gives us a rundown on the Zero SR’s features including its 56% improvement in torque and 24% increase in power over the Zero […] more
  • EICMA 2013: 2014 Zero Motorcycles Street Lineup

    Zero Motorcycles made two big announcements for its 2014 street model lineup during this, the second day of EICMA 2013. First is the introduction of the Z-Force Power Tank accessory that allows riders on a Zero S or Zero DS to travel up to 171 miles in the city or 88 miles on the highway. […] more
  • San Mateo Police Pick Zero Motorcycles

    The San Mateo Police Department, located in Northern California, just south of San Francisco, has purchased a 2013 Zero DS Police edition to include into its downtown patrol unit. The Zero DS Police edition, which is built specifically for the needs of law enforcement officials based on their direct input, was selected due to the […] more
  • LAPD Testing Brammo Empulse LE and Zero DS Police Motorcycles

    The Los Angeles Police Department is testing new police motorcycles from Brammo and Zero, trying to determine if it should add electric models to its existing fleet of gas-powered motorcycles. Chief Charlie Beck made a bit of a splash last month, arriving at the Los Angeles Police Museum last month on the Brammo Empulse LE […] more
  • Results From This Weekends eRoadRace Event At Indianapolis

    Electric motorcycles took to the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend as part of the new FIM eRoadRacing series, a merger between the FIM ePower series and TTXGP series. The event served as a support race to the MotoGP circus, with Shane Turpin taking the overall win ahead of his teammate Eric Bostrom. Both were onboard […] more
  • 2011-2012 Zero S, DS Recalled for Corroding Brake Caliper Mounts

    Zero Motorcycles is recalling the 2011-2012 Zero S and Zero DS because their front brake caliper mounting bolts may be susceptible to corrosion. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the affected units were assembled with incorrect grade front caliper mounting bolts. These bolts may experience stress corrosion through environmental corrosion, […] more
  • 2013 FIM eRoadRacing World Cup Laguna Seca Results

    Eric Bostrom took the victory in a crash-filled race at Laguna Seca to open the U.S. leg of the 2013 FIM eRoadRacing World Cup. Three out of eight racers crashed out on the first of nine laps while pole qualifier Shane Turpin retired with a mechanical breakdown on the penultimate lap. For most of the […] more
  • Terry Hershner Places Second In Canada To Mexico Electric Rally Aboard Zero S

    In a field comprised entirely of electric cars like the Nissan Leaf, Toyota RAV4 EV, and the uber-expensive Tesla Model S and Tesla Roadster, Terry Hershner, aboard his highly modified 2012 Zero S beat all but one of them in the BC2BC Electric Rally, held the first week of July, where participants travel from British […] more
  • Zero Motorcycles And Hollywood Electrics Set Records At 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    Over the past week, I’ve filed updates on my progress from the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. You can find the practice and qualifying report here, and the final results here. The event was a momentous occasion for  Zero Motorcycles and Hollywood Electrics, as this marks the first time a class was formed specifically for Zero […] more
  • 2013 Zero FX and XU Recalled for Battery Module Water Protection

    Zero Motorcycles is recalling certain 2013 models of the street-legal FX and XU because of a defect in the waterproofing of their batteries. According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, defects in the internal sealing in the battery could allow water to leak inside and contact the power cells. This may […] more
  • Motorcycle Results From The 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    The 91st running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is in the books, and while much of the media attention focused on Sebastien Loeb demolishing the outright course record, setting the first eight-minute lap with a 8:13.878 — over 90 seconds faster than the previous lap record —in his Peugeot 208 T16, history was […] more
  • Motorcycle.com Saturday Update From Pikes Peak

    It’s Saturday on the eve of the 91st running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and a lot has happened over the past week. From the moment we arrived in Colorado Springs on Monday for registration and technical inspection, there’s been excitement in the air because both car and motorcycle divisions are poised to […] more
  • Zero Supplies 100 Police Motorcycles for Bogota, Colombia

    Zero Motorcycles announced the sale and deployment of 100 Zero DS Police bikes in Bogota, Colombia. The Bogota Police Department will use its fleet of electric motorcycles for regular patrols, traffic enforcement and other daily police uses. The Bogota P.D. may order additional units in the future, but the initial batch of 100 machines will […] more
  • Motorcycle.com Features Editor Troy Siahaan To Race 2013 Zero FX At Pikes Peak

    Zero Motorcycles and Hollywood Electrics, the nation’s leading Zero dealer, are teaming up to tackle the 91st running of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Sunday, June 30. The team will feature six riders, including yours truly, with half riding the 2013 Zero S and the others, including myself, riding 2013 Zero FX models. […] more