Tesla Short Shorts: Where to get them and what’s the fuss about?

Everything Elon Musk does becomes news. Sometimes it’s dead serious, others… not so much. The Tesla Short Shorts are definitely one of the wackier things Tesla has done at Musk’s behest. But what are they? And where can you still get Tesla Short Shorts? Also read: 10 of the fastest electric cars ever made: UItimate power …

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15 essential facts and figures about the Tesla Gigafactory

The futuristic Tesla Gigafactory could literally power the world. It’s just that important. With patience, guile and no shortage of skill, Elon Musk has annexed the world energy industry with an ever-improving line of batteries. This factory was never about cars. It was always bigger than that. Now Tesla has the Powerwall and the purchase …

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Boosted boards: You can still buy them, but here’s what you need to know first

Boosted Boards was one of the leaders of the booming electric skateboards market. The company launched successful boards like the Boosted Mini X and Boosted Board 2.0, as well as the Boosted Rev electric scooter. Despite the initial success and all the hype around, Boosted Boards shocked its fans and customers when it went out …

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Regenerative braking explained: What is it and how does it work?

If you’re interested in buying a hybrid or electric car, the term “regenerative braking” may not be new to you. But what exactly is regenerative braking and what are its benefits? Here’s everything you need to know about regenerative braking. Regenerative braking systems are commonly seen on many modern cars, but they aren’t limited to …

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The new Cake Makka is a stylish electric moped that won’t break the bank

Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer Cake announced today a brand-new family of electric mopeds. The Cake Makka follows on Cake’s well-received Kalk and Ösa families of electric motorcycles. Where the Kalk line was billed as performance focused and Ösa as more utility centric, the new Makka aims to appeal to urban riders who want a compact …

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10 alternatives to lithium-ion batteries: Which new tech will power the future?

Lithium-ion batteries have taken over the world. Tesla has bet big on them and built a Gigafactory that is now knocking out Tesla car batteries, as well as Powerwall and Powerpacks for homes and business. many other manufacturers are working on their own supply chains of lithium-ion batteries. But battery tech is cutting-edge. We are …

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An e-bike that can climb Mount Everest on a single charge? Optibike is up to the task

optibike r22 everest

Since 1998, Optibike has built high-performance bikes and electric bicycles for all riders. The new Optibike R22 Everest claims to be able to climb one of the highest peaks in the world on a single charge. I guess it wouldn’t matter that there aren’t any charging stations above the clouds since it’s downhill all the …

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Trek releases two new e-bikes that won’t break the bank

trek fx+ e-bike

Traditionally, Trek has built premium electric bicycles for seriously committed cyclists. While having high-quality materials, the corresponding high price has put their bikes out of reach from first-time or casual riders. For instance, some of Trek’s top models will cost you over $8,000. That’s a bit much for those who just want to get some …

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