This new electric scooter was designed with one thing in mind — giving you wheels that are easy to ride, park and store in urban environments. Hopefully, you are as single minded as the makers of this scooter because to accomplish this they've gone minimalist and pared down the bling to a minimum.
Ugh. Cycling. We've got cars now people, which means that you don't have to pedal your butt off to get from place to place. But if you absolutely insist on punishing yourself like that, consider upgrading your bike with this trailer, which can give you an assistive boost whenever you need it.
Today, there are about 17 million scooters on the road worldwide. By 2017, one estimate puts that number at 138 million, and most of them will probably be electric. For all you drivers out there, get ready to be really, really annoyed.
Carbon drive systems and infinitely variable planetary hubs sound like they belong on a spaceship that doesn't exist yet. So, you'll either be excited or disappointed to hear that all of this futuristic-sounding technology is available right now, on an electric bicycle.
Bet you thought the Smart Car was not passenger-friendly. Wait till you get a load of the Miluira. Takayanagi's one-person electric car is ablast from the past, but with a drive from the future.
Electric cars have a lot going for them, but pedestrians sometimes fear them for their lack of noise. If you're crossing the street, and an EV is coming at you, chances are you won't hear it coming. Automakers have responded by installing noisemakers (some incredibly cool), including Toyota, which just unveiled one for its popular Prius. One problem: it's optional.
Who says electric cars are for wusses? This Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG E-cell prototype cranks up its neck-snapping torque with four electric motors — two on each axle. Hold onto your lunch, because its 526hp is about to rock your world from 0 to 60 in about the amount of time it takes for you to begin comprehending the word fahrvergnügen.
Californian startup Coulomb Technologies is looking to litter the country with thousands of public power stations for electric vehicles to juice up at. Does it feel too early for the all-electric future? Maybe, but apparently sales are picking up — 19,000 people have already preordered Nissan's leaf.
One of the major safety concerns with electric vehicles is that they don't make a lot of noise, and as such pedestrians and other motorists don't get the same audio cues that warn of an approaching car. That, combined with...
Renault sure does come up with some out-there concepts. Remember the Twizy Z.E.? It had hexagonal wheels. Now Renault is showing off the Zoe Z.E., which has an interior that mirrors a "spa-like experience." The engineering focus is on the...