Faradion Electric Bike: Prototype Powered By Sodium-Ion Batteries

Faradion Electric Bike: Prototype Powered By Sodium-Ion Batteries

Lithium-ion battery cells are currently dominant in electric cars and energy storage, but researchers are constantly looking to improve on them. The need to increase the amount of electricity a battery can store, decrease charging times, and lower costs is driving experimentation with other battery... read more

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CitiBike NYC racks in Manhattan, by Margaret Bedore (CC 3.0)

Will NYC's CitiBike Shared Bicycles Get Add-On Electric Power?

New York's Citibike bike-sharing program may be laudably green, but pedaling isn't always easy. Now, there's a startup that hopes to give riders a little push. ShareRoller is... read more March 30, 2014 by 

Otocycles' retro electric bicycle

Spanish Electric Bicycle Has Custom Cruiser Look

It's telling that some of the most exciting transport designs these days can be found in one of the fastest-growing sectors: electric bicycles. We've covered several electric... read more December 27, 2013 by 

FlyKly's Smart Wheel all-in-one electric bike wheel

All-In-One Wheel For E-Bicycles: Battery Two-Wheelers To Swamp Electric Cars?

When debating the merits of electric cars, hybrids, hydrogen and other alternative fuels, it's easy to get tied down in the notion they're the solution to all our transport... read more December 6, 2013 by 

Smart eBike electric bicycle

Are Electric Bicycles Catching Cars As Europe's Favored Transport?

It shouldn't come as a surprise to discover that there are more bicycles around than there are cars. They're vastly cheaper for a start, and require no pesky tax, parking... read more July 12, 2013 by  6

Bicycle racks can affect aerodynamics (Image: Flickr user kardboard604)

Want To Boost Gas Mileage? Remove That Bike Rack, Says Consumer Reports

If you're one of the millions of Americans preparing for your summer vacation, you might also be readying the family's bicycles for some exercise while you're away. Chances... read more July 9, 2013 by  14

Cyclist in London looking at driver of Lamborghini Aventador [clip from video by SupercarsOfLondon]

Cyclist Vs Self-Important, Entitled, Angry Supercar Driver (Video)

Owners of supercars often seem to feel a sense of entitlement. So we had to chuckle at the outrage expressed by the videographer who posted a clip of a Lamborghini Aventador... read more July 8, 2013 by  70

Czech flying electric bicycle

Flying Electric Bicycle Debuts In Prague, Will NYC Ban These Too?

New Yorker? Own an electric bicycle? You're probably pretty angry right now, since the city has just banned the use of electric bikes on its streets. Which would be fine, had... read more June 14, 2013 by  5

Smart ebike electric bicycle

NYC Bans Electric Bikes (Again), Launches Bike Sharing System

About a month ago, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a bill that banned electric bikes from the city's streets. (Like all bikes, they're also banned from... read more June 12, 2013 by  38

Smart ebike electric bicycle

Electric Two-Wheelers Run Rampant In China, Outrun Regulations

China might be one of the biggest car markets on the planet, but for makers of electric and hybrid vehicles, it's a tough one to crack. The same cannot be said for electric... read more April 24, 2013 by  18

Outrider Alpha recumbent electric adventure bike (Image: Outrider)

Can An 'Ultralight Adventure Vehicle' Be An Electric Bicycle?

Got some money to burn and in need of a hobby? Perhaps some sort of adventure sport, but nothing too crazy--off-road bikes, perhaps? Not just any off-road bike though. It has... read more April 19, 2013 by  6

Cykno electric bicycle

Is This The World's Most Beautiful Electric Bicycle?

A complaint we hear a lot about electric vehicles is that they're simply not beautiful enough. We can't think of a good reason that few seem capable of making electric... read more April 12, 2013 by  9

GM's 'Stop pedaling, start driving' ad.

GM Takes Heat For 'Stop Pedaling, Start Driving' College Ads

GM uses a fairly effective visual to promote its college discount in recent ads. A beautiful co-ed (for our younger readers, that means a female student), sitting in the... read more October 12, 2011 by  4

Casey Neistat pleads his case on YouTube. Image: Casey Neistat

Always Stay In The Bike Lane, Even When You Can't: Video

Hell, it would appear, hath no fury like a New York City bicyclist filled with righteous indignation. Consider the case of Casey Neistat, a New York City bicyclist ticketed... read more June 14, 2011 by  7

mercedes benz bicycle 007

Bicycles, Not Sports Cars: The New, Greener Mid-Life Crisis?

Could the high-end bicycle replace the sports-car as a green symbol of the mid-life crisis? It's possible. Ask any demographer about what's going on with 20- and... read more August 18, 2010 by  1


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