Avionics electric board tracker tough

Electric board tracker moped unveiled

Since batteries and electric motors can take just about any shape, designers are free to create all sorts of strange vehicles, even this board tracker from European company Avionics. They have unveiled their electric board-tracker-style moped made of wood and steel with orders from September, but no prices announced yet. It’s not the first old-style …

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Future roads to power electric vehicles

Charging times and battery range may not be an issue for electric motorcycles and cars with researchers looking at turning roads into electricity generators. The US government is funding research into kinetic roads that harvest movement to make electricity and now installing solar panels on roads is being considered. Both systems would generate electricity for …

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Xkuty solar scooter

Solar scooter runs on phone apps

This Spanish-made solar scooter docks in a solar charging station and switches on and off via an iPhone app that also controls navigation and a speed limiter. It’s called the Xkuty – quaint, ain’t it? – has a fast charger under the seat that can charge the scooter in three hours for a 100km range. It also comes as …

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eGroov electric scooter

Boom and bust for electric motorcycles

Two new developments in the electric vehicle industry are both good news and bad news for the move toward electric motorcycles. On the good news side, a Super Charger has been developed for the electric Zero Motorcycles which will recharge a battery in under an hour. DigiNow and eMotorWerks have developed the compact 8kW Super …

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