Brammo scores Hong Kong government deal

Electric motorcycle maker Brammo says it has scored a deal to supply the Hong Kong government and police force with its electric motorcycles. Brammo says the Hong Kong government will replace its existing gas-powered motorcycles with Brammo’s Enertia (and see my test drive of the Enertia).

Electric motorcycle maker Brammo raises $28M

Oregon’s local electric motorcycle startup Brammo has closed on $28 million in funding, led by Polaris Industries, which makes sporting vehicles like ATVs. About a year ago we reported that Brammo was looking to raise $30 million, so this is the close of that funding.

Battery maker Leyden raises $20M, looks to e-bikes

Lithium-ion battery startup Leyden Energy has raised $20 million to expand production, the company announced Wednesday. Although the company is initially targeting the gadget market, it’s also working with a Canadian company to develop batteries for electric bicycles.

Brammo Launches 6-Speed Electric Motorcycles

Electric motorcycle maker Brammo has kicked up its bikes a notch – well, about 6 notches. This morning Brammo announced that it’s launching four new 6-speed electric motorcycle models that are using a transmission system for higher speeds and the performance of a traditional gas-based motorcycle.

Electric Moto Maker Brammo Looking to Raise $30M

Looks like launching a next-gen high performance electric motorcycle takes a good deal of funds. According to an SEC filing this week electric motorcycle startup Brammo is looking to raise $30 million, and has already secured $17.5 million of the round

MobileTechRoundup 205 — That’s Incredible!

Join James, Matt and Kevin live for this week’s audio podcast where they’ll cover this week’s mobile technology news and share experiences with the latest software, hardware and web services. If you missed the live show, you can grab an MP3 audio recording.