Zero Motorcycles offers the first smartphone app for controlling a motorcycle

Shane McGlaun - Feb 20, 2013, 5:23 am CST
Zero Motorcycles offers the first smartphone app for controlling a motorcycle

Automotive manufacturers aren’t the only companies in the transportation industry electrifying their vehicles for more efficiency and to reduce pollution. There are number of electric motorcycle manufacturers out there making various types of motorcycles that run on battery power. One of those electric motorcycle manufacturers is called Zero Motorcycles.

The company’s entire 2013 Zero line feature Bluetooth capability. That Bluetooth capability combined with a new smartphone application allows owners of these motorcycles to interact with their bike for the first time using a smartphone. The smartphone application is available for both iOS devices such as the iPhone and Android devices.

The app gives users the ability to control the performance characteristics of the motorcycle. The main feature of the app is the ability to give riders a customizable dashboard for statistical data about their bike. The app can show statistics such as the percentage of charge in the bike batteries, torque, drivetrain component temperatures, battery amps, and more.

The app also allows users to access statistics showing them how much money they’ve saved in gasoline and how much CO2 they have prevented from being released to the atmosphere. The app also allows users to send diagnostic reports to the technician for easy review if they are having a problem or concern. The app is available at no cost to owners of Zero Motorcycles.

[via Zero Motorcycles]

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