SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (March 13, 2014) – Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, today announced that it has joined the Coast to Coast e-Mobility Initiative to cooperate and develop the US and Dutch e-Mobility market. Zero Motorcycles has operated its European headquarters in Alkmaar, Netherlands near Amsterdam since 2009.
"Zero Motorcycles is pleased to join Coast to Coast e-Mobility as it can assist us in understanding and further developing the Dutch market for our innovative products and services. For us, the Netherlands and Europe are critical areas to expand business and market share,” says Richard Walker, CEO, Zero Motorcycles. “We very much look forward to partnering with the Dutch and US partners of Coast to Coast e-Mobility to move the zero emission transportation market forward, especially leveraging electric motorcycles.”
“Coast to Coast e-Mobility is to have Zero Motorcycles join the partnership,” says Peter van Deventer, Director, Coast to Coast E-Mobility Connection. “The cutting edge and industry leading technology of the electric motorcycles designed and built by Zero in California is a great asset to the transatlantic cooperation between the Netherlands and California. Their ambitions accelerate the introduction of cleaner, electric transportation across the globe.”
The Netherlands and California are global leaders for e-Mobility introduction. Recently Matt Rodriquez, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency, and Wilma Mansveld, Secretary of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment signed an agreement on e-Mobility. In addition, the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative and Coast to Coast e-Mobility signed a multi-year agreement to cooperate on knowledge transfer and business development.
About Coast-to-Coast E-Mobility Connection
“The Coast to Coast E-Mobility Connection” (C2C), a public-private partnership, aims to promote knowledge and innovation exchange between Dutch and U.S. governments, universities and companies; to strengthen bilateral relations between decision-makers; and, to help position private organizations in relevant e-mobility markets. Presently, C2C represents 15 active and contributing partner organizations: APPM, Athlon Car Lease, Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij, De Lage Landen, Eindhoven University of Technology, e-Traction, Ministry of Economic Affairs, NSOB, PROOV, Province of Noord-Holland, Rabobank, Rotterdam University, Spijkstaal Elektro and Tacstone Ventures.
Coast to Coast E-Mobility Connection Contact Information:
Dr. Peter van Deventer MPA, Diplomatic Liaison and Director
P: 1-831-295-9120 / +31-6-1860-9420
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. Every model is designed and built in California. Zero is determined to be the pre-eminent global electric motorcycle company.
For more information on Zero Motorcycles or to learn more about its complete motorcycle line including the Zero S, Zero DS, and Zero FX motorcycles, visit: http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/