- Dec 25, 2009
Eko Vehicles claims ET-120 is first production hybrid motorcycle
Eko Vehicles, a manufacturer based in Bangalore, developed the vehicle with assistance from U.S.-based Emerging Technologies. The ET-120 uses a 70cc gasoline-powered engine mated up with a small electric motor, and the company claims the machine will offer performance on par with a typical 120cc powerplant.
So, it may not be as interesting as electric motorcycles from Brammo or Zero, but it will also be much more accessible to a lot more users than most other competitive products, save, perhaps, for the ubiquitous Honda Cub. And it comes with a five-year warranty, to boot.
[Source: Eko Vehicles via Wired]