Kymco proposes battery swap scheme for Ionex electric scooter

Magnesium may boost electric bikes

Rechargeable batteries with magnesium instead of lithium could extend the range of electric vehicles as much as 50% and make them lighter and cheaper, new research has found. CVMR Energy Metals says their eight-year research has found that magnesium (Mg) anodes in rechargeable batteries pack 50% more power as it has a higher energy density …

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Vespa Elettrica electric scooter

Vespa debuts Elettrica electric scooter

The best thing about the Vespa Elettrica electric scooter is that it is almost a complete mirror of the iconic petrol-powered retro model. And, of course, just like the standard Vespa, it is twist-and-go-throttle so there is one less hurdle among scooter riders crossing over from an internal combustion model to an electric. Vespa Elettrica …

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Alta Redshift MXR Harley-Davidson electric motorcycles EV doomed

Are electric motorcycles doomed already?

Are electric motorcycles doomed even before they really get started? You’d be forgiven for thinking that is the case given the recent demise of American off-road electric motorcycle company Alta Motors (pictured above) and the departure of Zero Motorcycles from Australia. But Alta was doomed because they made high-end off-road motorcycles for a market that …

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Top 5 Reasons Why Foldable Electric Scooters Will Become the Best Urban Transport

Top 5 Reasons Why Foldable Electric Scooters Will Become the Best Urban Transport

Sponsored post The electric revolution is coming. As Elon Musk is revolutionizing vehicles, scooters are also making great progress. Electric scooters come with definite advantages. They have a fashionable design and features and functions that can provide a comfortable and convenient riding experience under any conditions. In the urban area, e-scooters are also revolutionizing the …

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Kymco proposes battery swap scheme for Ionex electric scooter hybrid smart desert electric vehicle

Kymco proposes battery swap scheme

Battery swap vending machines could be the key to the introduction of electric vehicles with long charging times, according to Taiwanese scooter manufacturer Kymco. The idea is not new. British company Battery Traction Ltd came up with the idea in 1938, but it was sidelined by World War II. Better Place also suggested the idea …

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BMW Concept Link electric scooter sharing hiring

BMW future in sharing electric scooters

BMW Motorrad predicts a future of sharing electric scooters in major cities if helmet issues can be resolved, while electric motorcycles are still a long way off. Two recent interviews with BMW executives have highlighted the Munich brand’s news of future two-wheel transport. While BMW is championing its electric car fleet, its electric two-wheeled offerings …

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KTM E-SPEED electric scooter

KTM dumps electric scooter plan

Austrian brand KTM has broadened its horizons beyond off-road motorcycles in recent year to release more road bike models and even electric bikes, but have changed their minds about an electric scooter. They showed the E-Speed electric scooter at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, but have now said it doesn’t fit their “Ready to race” …

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