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Zero Motorcycles Speeds Away from 11 kW (125cc) Licence
Remaining 2012 Models Represent Riders’ Last Chance to Benefit from A1 Licence Remaining 2012 Models Represent Riders’ Last Chance to Benefit from A1 Licence

LONDON, (22nd November 2012) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, recently announced its 2013 model line which features an average power increase of 99%. This means, that all 2013 models are more powerful (the top models Zero S and DS have a peak power 54 PS/40 kW) than the current 2012 models and they all have a continuous power of above 11 kW. This means, that they don’t fall into the A1/11 kW/125cc licence category anymore. All 2012 Zero models (and earlier) however fall into the A1 licence category as no model has a continuous power output of more than 11 kW, even though the top models Zero S and DS have a peak motor power of 20 kW.

People who already have a full car licence may also ride 2012 model year Zero motorcycles after having successfully completed a CBT course (compulsory basic training). A CBT normally costs not more than £100 - £150 and is usually done in a single day. Once completed, a certificate (called DL196) will be issued which is valid for two years (in which time people can take a full motorcycle theory and practical test or renew their CBT training).

Some of the 2012 model year electric motorcycles are still available at Zero dealerships. Therefore, this is the last chance to benefit from A1/11 kW/125cc licence regulation with Zero motorcycles.

About Zero Motorcycles
Zero Motorcycles is committed to transforming the motorcycling experience by bringing to market highly innovative electric motorcycles that offer exceptional value and performance. Zero is powered by innovation, driven by passion, guided by integrity, and measured by results. Through extensive research, insight and experience, Zero combines the art and science of motorcycle development to create and manufacture products that excite consumers and inspire brand loyalty. Zero is determined to be the preeminent global electric motorcycle company.

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