Yamaha’s first electric scooter will use Gogoro’s swappable batteries

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Yamaha has given us a look at their first upcoming electric scooter: the Yamaha EMF. The concept art features a sleek and stylish design that set’s it apart from what we’d traditionally expect from Yamaha. It certainly screams futuristic, from striking body panels leading up the front fork to its taillights trailing off the afterburner. …

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CATL unveils EVOGO battery swap brand with modular ‘chocolate bar’ battery packs

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CATL stands for Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd. They are a global energy technology company and the leading manufacturer of EV batteries in China. Initially, ten cities will offer EVOGO services, expanding to more in the future. Other companies like Gogoro have launched similar green energy solutions in the country. Today, CATL introduced a new …

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A-Ride combines the best aspects of e-scooters and e-bikes

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E-bikes and e-scooters make up a large part of the electric micro-mobility market, but we get some innovative crossovers now and then. Take, for example, the A-Ride from Canadian company Alpine Riding, a versatile year-round e-crossover. Its dual suspension, powerful motors, and robust design make it ready for any season and terrain. Check out the …

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Solar windows get a big boost in funding

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What if your windows could work as solar panels? Ubiquitous Energy is one company that has developed just such technology. Their unique solar window, UE Power, is a photovoltaic glass coating that harnesses solar energy to generate electricity while remaining visibly indistinguishable from traditional windows. See also: Seven¬†best flexible thin-film solar panels Previous solar window …

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Meet the Frikar: a four-wheeled e-bike with all-weather protection

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The Norwegian mobility company Podbike has developed a curious-looking four-wheeled electric bike called the Frikar, set to release this spring. “The Frikar e-bike seeks to mate comfort and practicality from cars with low environmental impact and healthy life-style from cycling. Made from easily reusable materials with high efficiency results in personal transport with minimum environmental …

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Bugatti’s first electric vehicle rolled out, on two wheels

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Bugatti unveiled their first EV today, and to the surprise of many, it wasn’t some modern electric hypercar. Instead, it’s a simple yet sleek-looking electric scooter. Read more:¬†Bugatti Chiron vs Rimac Concept One The 35-pound, foldable scooter is made of magnesium alloy and is said to be “aerodynamic yet functional.” Riders can reach a top …

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Damon’s HyperFighter Colossus is a meaty, muscular electric motorcycle.

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The Canadian startup Damon Motors showed off their upcoming line of electric motorcycles at this year’s CES, the HyperFighter Colossus. Built for a new generation of urban riders, the HyperFighter has the technology to match its epic-sounding name. Utilizing Damon’s HyperDrive powertrain, it’ll go fast and far with 170 mph max speed, 146-mile range, and …

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