Wyden Tours Brammo Motorcycle Building

TALENT, Ore. — Oregon Senator Ron Wyden said he wants lawmakers to show support for alternative energy and electric vehicles, and is using a local company as an example of why. Wyden toured the Brammo headquarters in Talent on Wednesday. The electric motorcycle manufacturer expanded into the former Walmart building late last year. Wyden got … Continue reading »

Film to Feature Brammo Motorcycle

TALENT, Ore. – A southern Oregon electric motorcycle company will have one of its bikes featured in a new movie. The Brammo Empulse electric motorcycle will appear in the upcoming film “Black Road,” which will shoot in southern Oregon this summer. The movie is being produced by Joma Films, the same company that made the … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranks 3rd in Green Jobs

MEDFORD, Ore. – Green jobs are getting a big push across the United States, and Oregon is helping to lead the way. Experts in green technology say Oregon is ahead of the pack when it comes to creating new green jobs. A new study puts Oregon in the top three states in the country for … Continue reading »

Brammo To Test Drive Motorcycles

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Ashland electric motorcycle company, Brammo, is continuing its effort to partner with Polaris Industries. This weekend, representative from Brammo visited the off-road vehicle maker to give officials with Polaris a first-hand look at Brammo’s Empulse electric motorcycle and even let them go for a test-drive. This Sunday, the Rogue Valley Clean … Continue reading »

Police Departments Test Brammo Bikes

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland-based motorcycle company Brammo is working to equip police forces across the country with their electric bikes. The Fort Collins Police Department in Colorado is currently testing an Enertia Plus LE Motorcycle in its police fleet. The police departments of Colorado State University, Harvard, Kansas City and other universities are also looking … Continue reading »

Brammo Expanding to Portland

ASHLAND, Ore. – Brammo is looking north to attract more engineers for its company. Brammo is searching for a location in Portland now and plans to hire about 10 new engineers. The CEO says Brammo currently has engineers that commute from Portland to Ashland. At the same time, the company has been getting a ton … Continue reading »

New Medford Walmart To Open

MEDFORD, Ore. — After several years in the Rogue Valley, two Walmart locations are shutting the doors Tuesday night. At the same time, a new Walmart is about to open. The closures are especially disappointing for residents who live behind the Talent store. “We didn’t realize it was actually going to happen. There were rumors … Continue reading »

Brammo Buys Walmart Building

By Christy Lewis TALENT, Ore. — The Walmart building in Talent will close its doors. Soon, people driving by could see a display of motorcycles instead of shopping carts because the Ashland-based motorcycle company Brammo is buying the building. Business is booming for Brammo; right now, the demand for their products is high. The CEO … Continue reading »

Ashland Police To Test Electric Motorcycle

By Yessenia Anderson ASHLAND, Ore. — Police patrols around the city of Ashland have taken on a new look: an electric motorcycle is now a part of their fleet. The test bike is hoping to be the first in more oil free vehicles to come. The Ashland Police Department has partnered with Brammo, a local … Continue reading »

Brammo Hiring More Employees

By Sharon Ko ASHLAND, Ore. — Brammo is adding more employees by the end of this year. The company does its manufacturing overseas in Hungary but as it’s production grows, more of the bikes are built locally in Ashland. The CEO of the company says employees are working double shifts to keep up. By the … Continue reading »