The Current News: Oct. 6 2022

What a week! Tesla unveils nightmare AI 'helper' robot - Elon Musk's fantasy…


The Current News: September 29, 2022

Livewire debuts the S2 Del Mar, China sells 6 million electric cars this year,…


The Current News: September 22, 2022

The Arc Vector is a superhero machine that's just about ready for the real…


The Current News- September 7, 2022

Will hydrogen power save our electrical grid? Plus, an EV RV that floats - is…


The Current News: Sept 1, 2022

The future is electric, and we show how, with Candela eBoats, Canoo's Walmart…


The Current News: August 25, 2022

The Lightning Tachyon will snatch the 'world's fastest production motorcycle'…


Bikes of Burden: the Habal-Habal

Venice is famous for gondolas: the Philippines is famous for Jeepneys,…


The Current News: Aug 18, 2022

A weird boomerang-shaped off-roading EV concept, the first all-electric…


The Current News: August 10, 2022

The electric Meyers Manx dune buggy, the world’s lightest folding e-Bike, new…


The Current News: July 14 2022

Triumph is ready to market their TE1 after tests: their strategy is 'make it…


The Current News: July 6, 2022

It's been another amazing week: Kanye West enters the EV scene! Triumph pushes…


The Current News: June 10, 2022

Kicking butt at Goodwood, flying high in a personal VTOL car, mucking about at…


Storm Sondors: Democratizing the E-Bike

SONDORS is the largest e-Bike distribution company in the USA, and we interview…


The Current News: June 23, 2022

Big news this week from Reload Land in Berlin, and Audi decides to make…


The Current News: June 16, 2022

Brave eBike manufacturers Energica and OX join the ADV market this week, while…


The Current News: June 10, 2022

Super 73 becomes the latest customization platform, gas stations become chic…


Electric Revolutionaries: JT Nesbitt Interviewed

JT Nesbitt's remarkable career includes designing motorcycles for Confederate…


The Current News: June 2, 2022

Serial 1 hits the dirt, a Sur-Ron Firefly that's all about hoops, a trans-polar…


The Current News: May 20, 2022

This week: new bikes from Plan B and Wyld, battery shortages push prices up,…


Electric Revolutionaries: Panel Discussion

Electric Revolutionaries features 11 designers at the edge of the EV industry.…


The Current News: May 5, 2022

first looks at the stunning Formula E Gen3 race car, a seven-pound powertrain,…


The Current News: April 29, 2022

This week’s roundup includes a stunning café racer e-Motorcycle, an EV brand…


The Current News: April 21, 2022

This week’s roundup includes a new EV drag racer, an electric SUV concept from…


The Current News: April 14, 2022

Releases from Honda and Cake, a 2200hp hyper-car, some mind-blowing funding…


Thinking Outside the Box: Hossack Engineering

Norman Hossack's radical front fork design reduced weight and made for more…


The Current News: April 7, 2022

Our 'Electric Revolutionaries' exhibit reception is April 14th; be there if you…


The Current News: March 31, 2022

A paper CAKE, the first eBike from the Middle East, a giant pedelec from…


The Current News: Mar 26, 2022

E-Bike sales are surging. New releases from several luxury brands. Is Can-Am…


The Current News: March 9, 2022

This week’s The Current News EV roundup includes exciting new releases from…


Not Just Skidding Around

Put someone in a SKIDCAR or on a SKIDBIKE and they always come back shaking…


The Current News: March 3, 2022

This week’s EV news roundup includes two weirdly wonderful tricycle concepts,…


The Current News: Feb 24, 2022

From e-Bikes that cater to cycling enthusiasts to an EV making a big splash in…


The Current News: Feb 16, 2022

This week’s EV news roundup includes a freakin’ EV Hovercraft, a device that…


The Current News: Feb 9 2022

An electric Batmobile, the thrilling new Triumph hypersports ebike, the origami…


The Current News: February 3, 2022

There’s a new store our London readers should check out, a rad racer back from…


The Current News: Jan, 6, 2022

Tesla Plaid versus Livewire? Something wicked this way comes: the ARC Vector.…


The Current News: Dec 30, 2021

The electrified stories that matter the most to you. Now grab the bubbly, put…


The Current News: Dec. 23, 2021

Ducati's first electric motorcycle, Rivian's new $5Bn plant in Georgia, and a…


The Current News: Dec. 16, 2021

Exciting new drops, fresh funds, and some surprising potential drops (and…


Hypercar Exhibit at the Petersen Museum

the Hypercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum will run 18 months (through June…


The Current News: Dec. 2, 2021

EV news on the cutting edge: a staggering 283mph record, fantastic ebike…


The Current: Zaiser Motors founder Anthony Cross

Anthony Cross is the Co-founder and CEO of Denver-based upstart Zaiser Motors,…


Ghana Superstar: Samuel Aboagye’s Electric Scooter

This young Ghanaian, Samuel Aboagye, built a scooter entirely from scrap wood,…


Shooting for Us All: Shane Balkowitsch

A photograph of wet plate photographer Paul d'Orleans at work led to a new…


Serial 1 E-Bike: Harley-Davidson’s Past and Present

Can Harley-Davidson's new e-bike division, Serial 1, give the Motor Co a way…


The Current News: Spanish Classic Magic

PURSANG is transitioning from IC to electric designs, and honors the long…


Elektrafuture 2020

The world's first electric motocross series was pulled off right in the heart…


Phil Irving’s ‘Other’ Twin: the Velocette Model O

Phil Irving co-designed the legendary Vincent V-twin: he also designed a…


The Current News: Concept Z

Ed Motorcycles is balancing flat track style with new tech action, in a bid to…


Double Trouble: the CoVel Story

Hedley Cox built a twinned Velocette KTT engine for the Isle of Man TT in 1951,…


John Wallace and the Duzmo

At 14, he knew he'd build motorcycles - and he did! On the way he worked with…


8 Valves for the Road

Hot stuff! Designers and special builders have explored the power potential of…


Quarantine Cinema 6: The Dystopian Future

The films of QC6 might make you want to stay home, forever! It's a big scary…


The Vintagent Archive: ‘Shilling in the Slot!’

This 1936 story from 'The Motor Cycle' magazine predicts the British industry…


The Current News: February Edition

Our EV Editor Sophia Vassiliadis tells it like it is: bikes and trikes from…


From Russia With Love

In the 1970s, Norton-Villiers-Triumph developed plans for a factory in the…


Rags to Riches – The Bullet Story

The longest production run of any motorcycle model, from the worlds oldest…


World’s Oldest Ebike Dealer: Hollywood Electrics Turns 10

The world's oldest electric motorcycle dealership is in LA, and Hollywood…


The Current News: New Year Edition!

Sophia Vassiliadis notes there's a lot going on in the electric motorcycle…


The Current News: Dec 8, 2019

Our EV Editor Sophia Vassiliadis covers the hottest motorcycle segment in the…


The Current News: Nov. 26 2019

This week - an amazing hybrid kit for Ducati's Panigale gives 300hp! Segway…


Current News: Nov. 19, 2019

It's been a huge week in the EV world, with superb new designs from Pierre…


The Current News: Nov. 13, 2019

At EICMA, every motorcycle manufacturer shows its prototypes and next-year…


The Current News: Nov. 3 2019

EV writer Sophia Vasiliadis gives us this week: Cobras, Kymcos, hubless…


The Current News: Oct 27, 2019

Our new EV Editor Sophia Vassiliadis covers Mahindra's purchase of Peugeot,…


The Current News: Oct 17, 2019

A week of halted progress for Harley-Davidson's Livewire and Arc, but…


The Most Radical Vincent on the Planet?

A long a poignant path to bring a 112hp Egli-Vincent back to life, with a…


The Current News: July 5th 2019

The best-preserved 19th Century electric car, and the baddest 2019 electric…


Zero at Pike’s Peak 2019

After 13 years, Zero digs in to the most hotly contested American road race,…


Where are the Hybrid Motorcycles?

Hybrids of internal combustion motors and electric motors are successful in…


The Current News: June 28 2019

This week: BMW brings the badass! Plus vintage Vespa conversions, and India…


The Original Triple: DKW’s ‘Singing Saw’ –

It was so loud they nicknamed it 'the chainsaw', but it was also wicked fast,…


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…


Vintage Revival Montlhéry 2019: Just the Motors

For the technically-minded, the years before 1940 had the greatest variety of…


The Current News: May 22

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


The Current: Talking Tech With Energica CTO Giampiero Testoni

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


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 Vintagent Archive: “A Two-Wheeled Steed” (1869)

From the first year of pedal-cycle mass-production, and 1869 account 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…


Are Waymo Smarts Needed to Protect Motorcyclists?

A Waymo driverless van struck a motorcycle in its hometown of Mountain View,…


The Current: Zero Ramps Up, Alta Shuts Down

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


The Mighty MFK: the Giant’s Fist

In the late 1940s, German racers had to make their own: this MFK…


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: 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 Early History of Indian, Part 1: George M. Hendee, Bicycle Race Legend

George M Hendee was a champion bicycle racer, who later manufactured bicycles…


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…