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

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 an add-on electric motor for Citibikes that hopes to fund itself through Kickstarter. Jeff Guida--the device's... read more

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Scrooser electric scooter (Photo: Scrooser)

Scrooser Electric Scooter: "A Harley-Davidson For The Sidewalk"

One of the main criticisms of electric cars is that they often lack the sort of raw appeal that makes you want a product, transcending any notions of buying because you need... read more August 23, 2013 by 

Ride The Future electric vehicle tour ends at Google HQ (Photos: Morgan Vanderwall)

Ride The Future Cross-Country Electric Road Trip Ends At Google HQ

After more than 3,000 miles, 44 cities and some new Guinness World Records, 12 riders have finally completed their electric Ride The Future vehicle tour across the U.S. The... read more August 21, 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

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

Zeit Eco electric scooter (Images: Zeit)

ZeitEco Electric Scooter Is A Swiss Army Knife On Two Wheels

If there's one form of personal transport better for tackling a crowded city than the electric car, it's an electric bike. Whether pedal bike, scooter or motorcycle, nothing... read more May 10, 2013 by  2

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

Zero S electric motorcycle (Image: Zero Motorcycles)

Zero Will Now Sell You, Too, An All-Electric Cop Motorcycle

Imagine, for a second, you're doing some dodgy criminal dealings, and the cops are onto your hideout location. You still have time though--you've heard no sirens, no vehicle... read more February 22, 2013 by 

Xkuty One electric scooter [Image: Xkuty]

Xkuty One: Electric Scooter Looks Cool, Hard To Pronounce

If you've ever visited a European city, you'll be familiar with the speedy footwork required to dodge the army of angry-sounding two-stroke scooters every time you cross the... read more January 25, 2013 by  6

Hopper electric scooter taxi service in Amsterdam (Image: Hopper Youtube screen capture)

Incapable In Amsterdam? Call An Emission-Free Electric Scooter Taxi

Amsterdam in the Netherlands is known for many things--canals, beautiful architecture, and a relaxed attitude to drugs and carnal pleasures. It's also, as it happens, an... read more December 7, 2012 by  1

2010 Smart Escooter Concept

Smart Pairs With Vectrix For 2014 Electric Scooter

A few months back, after riding the Smart eBike, we concluded that it might actually be the best vehicle the company makes. That makes the upcoming Smart electric scooter... read more December 5, 2012 by  4

Smart eBike electric bicycle

Smart eBike: Commute, Ride For Leisure, Or... Play Polo?

Smart is all about breaking preconceptions. Small cars can't be safe? Not the case. Cheap cars have to be dull? Not a bit of it. Here are a few more: Polo is only played by... read more October 16, 2012 by 

Smart eBike electric bicycle

Smart eBike Ride: Electric Bike The Best Vehicle Smart Makes?

After testing the 2013 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, we were given the opportunity to try out another of Smart's electric vehicles. Unlike the city car however, this vehicle... read more October 9, 2012 by  12


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