Alta Motors Electric RedShift Motorcycle

Alta Motors Unveils New Electric Motorcycle for 2017

The electric revolution is fast catching up with numerous motorcycle manufacturers. We are already aware of the development in the four-wheeler space with the likes of Tesla and Faraday. The two-wheeler segment too is fast catching up. Alta Motors, a small electric motorcycle start-up, has unveiled an exciting-looking electric street legal motorcycle. The San Francisco based start-up had raised $17 million, and the investors include Tesla founders Marc Tarpenning and Martin…

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First EnduroCross Win for Alta Motorcyles

Alta Electric Motorcycle Endurocross national victory

Last week in Scottsdale, Arizona, Alta Motors earned their first national race victory with Kurt Nicoll at Round 4 of the EnduroCross series in the vet class. The win is a first for Alta on the national level, and the first for an electric motorcycle in the EnduroCross series. As a relatively young company, Alta Motors has been developing their Redshift electric motorcycle platform since 2010 and only just began serial…

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2015 Zero Motorcycles DC-DC Converter Recall

Zero Motorcycles AC DC Converter Recall

Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain model year 2015 SR, S, DS, and FX motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have a DC-DC converter that may have insufficient output power. During high power demand, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) may not function properly. CONSEQUENCE: If the converter power output is insufficient, during an ABS activated event, the ABS and all vehicle lights would temporarily stop functioning, increasing the risk of a…

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Alta Electric Motorcycle Factory Opens in CA

Alta Electric Motorcycle Redshift SM

Motorcycle makers Alta Motors have just opened the doors to their new factory in Brisbane, California. A quick trip from downtown San Francisco, the factory is in a low and unassuming concrete structure. Inside, it’s surprisingly quiet, thanks in part to the fact that the motorcycles Alta makes are all-electrics, and final assembly of these bikes is ultimately done by hand. The startup’s flagship product, the Redshift MX, is a…

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