The Current News: June 20

The 5-Minute Charge is here! The revolution in battery technology is not about...


The Current News: May 29

We follow electric two-wheeler news around the world in Tim Huber's weekly...


The Current News: May 22

Tim Huber follows the the e-bike news from around the world, for our weekly...


The Current News

It's like 1903 all over again, with new manufacturers popping up like weeds. ...


The Electric Folder

Brompton is the UK's biggest domestic bicycle producer, and has introduced an...


The Current: Shed One

Shed One of West Yorkshire thinks a DIY e-Bike kit, and classes on building your...


The Current: Talking Tech With Energica CTO Giampiero Testoni

Can autonomous vehicle systems increase motorcycle safety? Energica has been...


Savic: Australia’s First Production E-Moto

Dennis Savic displayed his cafe racer prototype, auguring the future of...


The Charging Bullet

Can you future-proof a classic motorcycle? This 1961 Royal Enfield Bullet was...


The Current: Saroléa Melds Google AI Into MANX7

To gain mass data collection for true AI responsiveness, Belgian e-bike maker...


The Current: Fly Free Introduces Classic and Desert E-Bikes

Fly Free is a new California e-Bike manufacturer aiming at the ultra-hip with...


The Current: The Copenhagen Wheel – An Instant E-Bike

The Copenhagen Wheel will transform your bicycle with an ingeniously simple...


The Current: Eva Håkansson’s Quest to Break 400 mph With Green Envy

Will Eva Håkansson become the fastest woman in history an electric motorcycle,...


The Current: A History of Electric Motorcycles (Part 1)

The electric motorcycle as a concept dates back to 1869, a trifecta of the...


The Current: BigRep 3D Prints NERA E-Moto

BigRep's 3D-printed Nera E- Moto begs the question: will the dawn of additive...


The Current: Cake Making Waves

Sweden’s Cake is sweeping design and innovation awards by inventing a new...


The Current: Zero Ramps Up, Alta Shuts Down

It was a busy week: Zero introduced its revamped 2019 line, while Alta closed it...


The Current: Tarform Electric Motorcycle Blends Swedish And American Design

Swedish and American designers teamed up to create the Tarform electric...


The Current: Alta Grabs First Electric AMA Pro National Podium

It's finally happened: the Alta Redshift is the first electric-powered...


The Current: Audi Enters the Electric Age With E-Tron SUV

Audi debuted its first all-electric fast-charging e-tron SUV in San Francisco,...


The Current: Would Ducati Build This Electric Motorcycle?

Spanish designer Miguel Angel Bahri imagines a Porsche-inspired electric...


The Current: From Russia, With E-Love

Kalashnikov, Russia's famous arms manufacturer, debuts a series of electric...


The Current: Here Comes Vespa’s Elettrica e-Scooter!

Finally, Vespa enters the electric scooter market with the new Elletrica model,...


The Current: Mike Corbin, E-Bike Pioneer

Mike Corbin built electric motorcycles since the 1970s, and held the electric...


The Current: Egads! An Electric Surfboard?

Electric surfboards are the next big thing: this Swedish model from Awake Boards...


The Current: Harley-Davidson Going E-Big in 2019 and Beyond

Harley-Davidson reveals plans to mass-market their Livewire electric model, and...


The Current: Are Tilting Electric Vehicles The Future?

Peugeot thinks tilting vehicles are the future, and puts its money (and patents)...


The Current: Saroléa Introduces Limited Edition MANX7

Belgian electric motorcycle builder Saroléa builds a limited edition electric...


The Current: Exclusive Interview With Zero CEO Sam Paschel

Zero is a stable, industry leading e-Moto company, and we ask its CEO what's...


The Current: Ethec’s 250-Mile Range E-Cruiser

A team of 16 Swiss university students might have designed the future of...


The Current: E-Volkswagen Crushes Pikes Peak Record

The Pike's Peak Hillclimb is a unique and historic race, and for the second time...


The Current: How Moto3 Opened The Door For NEXT Electric

NEXT is an electric scooter startup, grown from an international design...


The Current: Experiencing Kando with Yamaha’s MOTOROiD

Yamaha's Motoroid mixes Artificial intelligence with human pleasure on two...


The Current: Exclusive! Gloria Factory of Paris

Jambon-Beurre Motorcycles is now Gloria Factory


The Current: Jambon-Beurre – Avec L’amour Des Français

For maximum fun, an 100hp electric flat-tracker is hard to beat! Jambon-Buerre...


The Current: KTM Goes Silent With Freeride E-XC

When Austria's Big Orange goes green, silent dirt biking gets a little more...


The Current: FEDDZ e-Bike

The FEDDZ e-Bike is designed from first principles, with many clever features,...


The Current: Curtiss Unveils The Mighty Zeus

The future of e-Bikes has arrived from Alabama, from Curtiss Motorcycles,...


The Current: Silicon Valley On An Energica Esse Esse 9

How does it feel to ride an electric sportbike made in the Ferrari homeland of...


The Current: Talking Conversion With Night Shift’s Matt Candler

Night Shift is poaching golf carts and Nissan Leaf parts, and rethinking how...


The Current: Wannabe AlSi9Mg E-Chopper

The Wannabe electric chopper removes the V-twin but keeps the vroom!


The Current: Hard Wired With Lawrence Au

The future of motorcycling may reside in the brain of Lawrence Au, with patents...


The Current: Alta Motors Crapshoot Dragster

Alta’s diminutive retro futuristic period piece, an electric dragster from the...


The Current: Harley Bets On Alta

Milwaukee and San Francisco join hands to develop e-bikes.


The Current: SURU – the New Cub?

Motorcycle designer Michael Uhlarik fell in love with electric bikes in 2007,...


The Current: Harley-Davidson – ‘E-Bike in 18 Months’

Harley-Davidson announced an investment of $25-50Million/year in electric...


The Current: Vessla e-Scooter Bans Uselessness

Vessla founder and CEO Rickard Bröms couldn’t find a decent electric scooter...


The Current: A New Era for MotoGP

A new day has dawned for MotoGP, as the inaugural e-bike World Cup was...


The Current: Bellissima Italian Volt!

Italian friends Nicola Colombo and Valerio Fumagalli founded Italian Volt after...


The Current: Swedish Cake Serves Up Kalk

Swedish design team Cake come up with a high-design off-road e-moto that looks...


The Current: German (e-)Drive, Italian Flair

How a Master’s thesis led to the development of an elegant German-made...


The Current: Martin Hulin of Essence Motocycles

Would you buy a custom electric motorcycle with 200 km of range and 200 kmh of...


The Current: E-MTB With Hall of Famer Joe Murray

Mountain Bike Hall of Famer Joe Murray plays an important role in developing...


The Current: Moto-E World Cup To Race Energica Egos

MotoGP gets a new category in 2019, the Moto-e World Cup, with bikes provided by...


The Current: HPC Revolution

Hi-Power Cycles have launched a 60mph E-Bike. Technically, that's a motorcycle,...


The Current: Livio Suppo – From MotoGP to eMTB

An exclusive and candid conversation with former Repsol HRC MotoGP team...


The Current: Confederate No More – Meet the Curtiss Motorcycle

After 25 years, Confederate Motors sheds its controversial a name, and the...


The Current: Saroléa is Alive and Electric

Grand nephews of Saroléa factory racer from the 1950s have rejuvenated the...


The Current: Eff You See Eye

The UCI sets the rules for sanctioned bicycle racing the world over. Robert...


The Current: Future-Proof (Part 1)

How will the motorcycle become safer in the future? Editor of 'The Current',...


The Current: Al(ta) in the Family

The Alta Motors story is rooted in California flat-track and club racing, via...


The Current: Mission Motors Electric Sportbike

The Mission One was the most advanced electric sportbike in the world when...