05 Jan '12, 4pm

Motorcycles Born to be Mild—to the Environment, at Least: In October 2011, electric motorcycle maker Brammo cl...

Motorcycles Born to be Mild—to the Environment, at Least: In October 2011, electric motorcycle maker Brammo cl...

In October 2011, electric motorcycle maker Brammo closed its $28 million B round (technically, the final tranche of a $28 million round). What jumps out of the news is the lead investor: Polaris, the $1.99-billion snowmobile and all-terrain vehicle (ATV) leader. And that five days after the funding announcement, the Hong Kong police adopted Brammo electrics. The Ashland, Oregon startup was founded with a string of gasoline supercar projects before switching to electric motorbikes. CEO Craig Bramscher and his team have been tested a bit, but the last year saw major improvements and a string of wins. The firm has its share of challenges -- beyond the generic electric vehicle (EV) issues of range anxiety, cost/volume, and battery issues -- that it must identify to reach a new market. The marketing questions: Is an electric motorcycle a niche product, and if so, how large is t...

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