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The power of electric motoring is on rude display at Pikes Peak again this year, with Volkswagen's 680-hp (507-kW) I.D. R setting a blistering qualifying time, 11 seconds clear of any other competitor, with reigning champion Romaine Dumas at the wheel. Dumas qualified in 3:16:083 minutes, 11.049 seconds ahead of second-placed Simone Faggioli in his gasoline-powered Norma M20 SF PKP, and th
Maker Anthony DiPilato recently challenged himself to build a remote-controlled aircraft tug that could pull a Cessna 310 for under a thousand bucks. After a few iterations, and a handful of failures along the way, the iPhone-controlled Aircraft Tug was born... Continue Reading Pulling a Cessna from its hanger with an iPhone-controlled, self-built electric tug Category: Good Thinking Tag
Back in February, Electric GT Holdings Inc. confirmed that its Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) racing series had been sanctioned by the world motorsport governing body, the FIA. Now the first stripped down, race-ready Tesla P100DL has been delivered to a team in Barcelona, Spain – ahead of the race series debut in November... Continue Reading Electric GT team takes delivery of first
Peugeot has launched an integrated car and electric bike mobility solution, the all-new Peugeot 5008 SUV and the eF01 Electric Bike. The aluminium-framed eF01 electric bike, pictured above, weighs 8.6kg, is fitted with a battery and a motor with enough charge for up to 18-25 miles in range and will propel riders at a top […] The post Peugeot launches folding electric bike/car combination fo
analog motion's ultra-lightweight, minimalist, aluminum framed design is enhanced with a detachable 24V battery that gives riders that extra push. The post minimal analog motion AM1 electric bike substitutes weight for power appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Tom Piszkin used to coach triathletes at the University of California San Diego, plus he sold bikes to students at a local store. The latter, he tells us, showed him "the mobility challenges faced by students on campus." This prompted him to invent the JackRabbit electric "scooter," which is now the subject of a Kickstarter campaign... Continue Reading Whatever it is, electric JackRabbit i
The Ethec electric motorcycle - designed and built by Swiss university students - is a strange jumble of ideas that are individually very nice. With a massive 15-kWh battery box, it offers a range around 250 miles. And it's got a second hub motor in the front wheel to improve its regenerative braking... Continue Reading Ethec's awkward 2WD electric motorcycle packs a monster 250-mile range
This pair of neo-retro e-bikes from the San Francisco-based Onyx Motorbikes convert from (allegedly) bike lane-legal getabouts to 60-mph, high-powered trail shredders at the touch of a button. The RCR makes a whopping 5,400 watts at full throttle, while the CTY is more commuting focused but still packs a punch... Continue Reading Retro Onyx electric mopeds blur the line between e-bikes and
Electric camper vans have so far existed only as concepts, one-offs or limited edition conversions, but now one of the biggest authorities in electric vehicles is stepping into the game with its own electric camper van. At last month's Madrid Motor Show, Nissan showed a new pair of NV camper vans and announced an e-NV200 camper van to go along with them. Whether you fill up with gas or jui
Most electric motorcycles in the market can barely do more than 150 miles on a full charge, usually going much less in reality. Mankame Automotive, on the other hand, suggests a 155 mph sportbike that, on paper, can exceed 300 miles, sporting high-end running gear and a very sensible price tag... Continue Reading Indian startup develops an electric sportbike with 500-km range Category: Mo


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