11 governments from Europe and North America have founded the International ZEV Alliance. The goal of the organization is to encourage and expand the adoption of zero-emission vehicles around the world. The alliance - which includes seven US state governments, the Canadian province of Québec and the European nations of the UK, the Netherlands and Norway – are home to seven percent of global vehicle sales, but make up 38 percent of electric vehicle sales. "Vermont is pleased to join the International ZEV Alliance because of our commitment to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions, and because we know that this goal can best be achieved by working in partnership with other governments as well as with the private sector," says Vermont Secretary of Natural Resources Deb Markowitz. Read more at Green Car Cars, and from CARB.

Will NRG's corporate restructuring affect its EV charging operations? The company has transferred solar and charging enterprises to a subsidiary company called GreenCo, which it is providing with $150 million while it looks for strategic partners. NRG says the large investment required by its solar business is a major reason for the overhaul, but, as Navigant Research points out, it also faces competition from private solar installations. Additionally, with the clean energy provided by solar being tied to powering EVs, it remains to be seen what NRG's efforts will mean for its eVgo charging network. Read more at Green Car Reports.

Zero Motorcycles will launch its 2016 lineup on October 15. Zero will debut the newest suite of electric motorcycles and accessories at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, FL. "In addition to great features, we have some new things in store that are the direct result of customer feedback," says Scot Harden, Zero Motorcycles VP of Global Marketing. "After a record year in 2015, there is no doubt that we will bring many new riders on board in 2016." The company will be offering demonstration rides at "AIMExpo Outdoors!" on October 17 and 18. Read more in the press release below.
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Zero Motorcycles Set To Launch 2016 Electric Motorcycles

Innovations in Technology and Expanded Model Range to Be Announced at AIMExpo

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today revealed that the company's 2016 line of motorcycles and accessories will be unveiled October 15-18th at the American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) in Orlando, Florida. An exclusive media presentation will be given on Thursday, October 15th, at 2:30pm EDT in the AIMExpo Media Hub.

"In addition to great features, we have some new things in store that are the direct result of customer feedback," said Scot Harden, Zero Motorcycles VP of Global Marketing. "After a record year in 2015, there is no doubt that we will bring many new riders on board in 2016."

Zero invites motorcycle dealers, media and enthusiasts to visit at AIMExpo booth #1249. Demo rides will be available at AIMExpo Outdoors! on Saturday and Sunday, October 17-18.


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