Best Buy Soon to be Electric Bikes & Cycles

Best Buy stores will offer Brammo, Currie and Ultra Motor e-bikes.

Published: 18-Jun-2009

It looks like you local Best Buy is about to make the jump form big-screen HDTV's for the living room and computer stuff for the office to electric motorcycles for the commute.

According to the Portland Business Journal, shoppers at at least one Portland Best Buy store will find zero-emission electric motorcycles by Ashland e-bike manufactuer Brammo in the aisles as early as next month.

Powered bicycles made by Currie Technologies and Ultra Motors also are planned, according to a report in Bicycle Retailer and Industry News.


TREV two-place electric car

Student-built vehicle can do 0-60 in 10 seconds with top speed of 75 mph. Photo courtesy of University of South Australia.

The restored 70's vintage Comut-a-Car has a top speed of just over 40 mph and can make 30 miles on a charge. Screen capture from early brochure.

Hong Kong is not without EVs though. Private organizations like local utility Hong Kong Electric has its own small fleet of them.


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