07 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"This is not the electric VW bus we'll be getting in America, but it's yet another sneak peek."
"...while the Buzz is headed to North America by 2024, what you see in our gallery isn't exactly what you'll see at your local Volkswagen dealer...a long-wheelbase van that hasn't been unveiled yet...
"Volkswagen quotes about 263 miles of range on the European testing cycle..."
07 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"Car culture is far more than the idea that muscle cars and exotic sports cars are cool. It is the way that automobiles physically dominate a majority of the space in our cities and suburbs.
"E-bikes are a potent challenger to these cultural myths. In almost every way, they disrupt the notion of transportation that is imposed by the automobile, being relatively cheap, easy to operate, and space and energy-efficient."
06 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"The Thwaites Glacier, capable of raising sea level by several feet, is eroding along its underwater base as the planet warms.
"...at some point in the past two centuries, the base of the glacier dislodged from the seabed and retreated at a rate of 1.3 miles (2.1 kilometers) per year...
"...it’s just a faction of the West Antarctic ice sheet, which holds enough ice to raise sea level by up to 16 feet."
06 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"Richard Yu, CEO of Huawei's Consumer BG, released the AITO M5 EV, the first pure electric vehicle model from the AITO brand. The standard edition of the vehicle is priced at 288,600 yuan ($41,470) after subsidies, while the performance edition is priced at 319,800 yuan.
"...the M5 EV rear-drive version can achieve 620 km of CLTC...while the four-drive version can achieve 552 km of CLTC range."
06 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"...eBike motor production will shift to a new wholly-owned MBK Industrie facility based in France, marking the announcement with detail on its new PWseries S2 drive unit.
"...a motor that is said to be significantly lighter at only 2.85kg and packing more power than the current best-selling PWseries ST.
MBK Industrie's St Quentin factory currently manufactures over 80,000 Yamaha motorcycles, scooters and recreational vehicles each year."
05 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"Electric cycles are not an anomaly...first attempt at powering a bicycle with electricity was...1895...
"The biggest catalyst to e-cycle success is the improvement of battery technology...and smart [BMS software], e-cycles have now become more viable, affordable, efficient, and durable.
"It is expected that by the end of 2023, the number of privately commercially owned e-cycles can touch 500 million units globally."
05 Sep 2022 | SynopsisUltraviolette "...the Bengaluru-based autotech was set up with the idea of disrupting the Indian electric vehicle (EV) space with a domestically-manufactured product, creating an identity for EVs that resonates with a global audience.
"The bike, which will reportedly sport an acceleration of 0-60 km/hour in just 2.9 seconds, will be available in Bangalore as part of Phase 1 and in the country's top 10 cities under Phase 2."
05 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"Eskuta says its SX-250 series III e-bike aims to provide an alternative to electric bikes...
"The innovatively designed SX-250 aims to provide an alternative to the more traditionally styled electric bikes currently on offers.
"At a cost of just 10p per charge and the fact that for delivery anyone over the age 16 (14 for leisure use) can ride one due to the fact the bikes require no tax, license or insurance..."
05 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"...a different kind of bicycle was especially evident this year...
"Electric bikes, or e-bikes, have a motor that takes some or all of the load off a cyclist's legs, and they are a booming sector of the bicycle market. About 1 million are expected to be sold in the U.S. this year...Cyclists riding electric models at Bike the Drive swore by them, saying the bikes have allowed them to keep up with faster spouses or go for longer rides..."
05 Sep 2022 | Synopsis"With over 800km of bike paths, Verbier and the surrounding Val de Bagnes is a great spot for an active getaway in autumn...
"E-bikes, or electric bikes, are bicycles with an electrical motor that gives the rider an extra boost.
"Fortunately there are routes for everyone and I absolutely loved it...If you’re planning on doing a longer ride, stop at one of the 16 free charging stations dotted around the valley."
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