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eBike News: Latest Happenings May 5 2014

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Chain reaction: Electric bicycles make new power commute

OCRegister  - ‎May 1, 2014‎
Last year, U.S. consumers purchased about 100,000 electric bicycles - a fraction of overall bicycle sales, but a number that experts say is growing.

How An Electric Bike Company Changed Gears And Found Its Purpose

Fast Company  - ‎Apr 29, 2014‎
They formed Outrider USA, a North Carolina electric bike manufacturing company whose primary focus was building fast, record-breaking, race-winning bikes.

Thief steals GoCycle electric bike in London, calls owner to ask for...

Tech Times  - ‎Apr 26, 2014‎
Ben Jaconelli, who is the owner of the stolen GoCycle electric bike, is also the owner of FullyCharged.com and the authorized GoCycle dealer in East London.

Pedal power: the ebike revolution is coming to Britain

Telegraph.co.uk  - ‎Apr 29, 2014‎
In Britain, electric bikes have been around for a good few years now - but the chances are you probably haven't seen many on the streets.

Scooters and electric bikes gain popularity

Exeter News-Letter  - ‎Apr 21, 2014‎
With gas prices continuing to rise along with a greater cultural embrace of alternative and much greener forms of transport, their scooters and electric bicycles offer a sensible and increasingly popular solution. "They are a lot more popular in Europe ...

Homecare Givers in Scotland Run Errands On Electric Bicycles

EV World  - ‎Apr 25, 2014‎
Carers at Dundee based home care group Gowrie Care Ltd now have their own electric bicycle, embracing a greener way of working when completing the numerous short journeys they are required to make.

Electric Bicycle Sales in France Follow EU Trend of Double Digit Growth

EV World  - ‎Apr 10, 2014‎
Electric bicycles were the bright spot on the 2013 French market, despite the fact that sales grew less rapidly than many had hoped for.

Updated Electric Bike Report Worldwide Forecasts 35M E-Bikes in 2014

EV World  - ‎Apr 21, 2014‎
NAPLES, Florida USA: Electric Battery Bicycle Company announces the 2014 Update to the 2013 edition of Electric Bikes Worldwide Reports by Frank Jamerson, Ph.

Electric Bikes Worldwide Report Edition 2014 Published

Bike Europe  - ‎Apr 24, 2014‎
NAPELS, USA - The Electric Battery Bicycle Company released the 2014 update of the 2013 edition of Electric Bikes Worldwide Reports (EBWR).

Cargo, Electric-Assist Bikes Gain Traction Among SF Families

Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)  - ‎Apr 26, 2014‎
Families relying upon cargo and electric bikes seem more numerous this Bike and Roll to School Week than in previous years, as San Francisco starts to resemble cities like Amsterdam, Copenhagen, or Tokyo, where cargo bikes hauling children are just a ...

Tianneng Power International Awarded with Ipsos China Leading Brand for E ...

PR Newswire UK (press release)  - ‎Apr 8, 2014‎
... and overall strength in the market. Tianneng leads the Chinese electrical battery market with a 35 percent and 51 percent market share in the electric bicycle and low-speed electric vehicle sectors in 2013, respectively, according to Ipsos' estimates.

Can you see the electric assist motor on this bike?

Treehugger  - ‎Apr 28, 2014‎
April 29, 2014. Share on Facebook. Vivax electric assist in racing bike. © C. Lepisto. When TreeHugger originally reported on this amazing electric assist motor that converts any bike into a "stealth electric bike" a commenter questioned: "Does it ...

Electric bike intrigue

Parksville Qualicum Beach News  - ‎Apr 22, 2014‎
Julie Edwards was working in the remote village of Bella Bella when she first fell in love with electric bicycles. “I needed to get my groceries and I couldn't afford to take my car over on the ferry every time I went up, so I spontaneously bought an ...

Upper Wheel Fairings Reinvent the Bicycle Wheel to Minimize Overall Vehicle ...

PRunderground  - ‎Apr 14, 2014‎
Potential future applications for this patent-pending energy-saving technology include electric bicycles and automotive vehicles that have exposed upper wheels.

Great e-bikes to make fitness crazed cyclists envious

MyBroadband  - ‎4 hours ago‎
Electric bicycles (aka e-bikes) uses integrated electric motors to assist the cyclist to move forward. E-bikes are different from motorbikes in one fundamental way: they always give the rider the option to pedal instead of using the motor.

Bike Shop Owner's Ride Isn't Over

Hartford Courant
May 3, 2014
Written by

Mara Lee

Almost 60 years later, Bloomfield Bike Shop is chock full of new bikes. It has more than 300 traditional bikes in stock, between the store and the warehouse a few doors down, and 120 electric bikes on the floor. He also uses a contract warehouse - he ...

PHOTO CAPTION: Pedego electric-assist bicycle similar to that now used by ...

EV World  - ‎Apr 5, 2014‎
NEWPORT BEACH - By design, this officer's bicycle has super powers and a serious purpose. “It's almost like it's bionic,” Newport Beach police Officer John Mika said Thursday morning, wheeling around a new electric patrol bike. Last week, officers ...

California Legislation Watch: Weekly Update

Streetsblog Los Angeles (blog)  - ‎18 hours ago‎
Electric Bicycles: A.B. 2173, Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) would allow what it's calling “low-speed electric bicycles” in bike lanes and paths. The bill passed the Assembly Transportation Committee 15-0 and goes on to Appropriations. Vehicle Retirement ...

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Electric Bike Latest News April 14, 2014: Navy-Military-EU Bike Sales-Sea Otter Classic-Buxton Ebike Competition-Tacita-T Race

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CNN  - ‎Apr 11, 2014‎
(CNN) -- Imagine ships that fire missiles at seven times the speed of sound without using explosives, or that use lasers to destroy threats at the cost of about a dollar a shot, and vessels making fuel from the very seawater in which they're floating ...
EV World  - ‎Apr 10, 2014‎
Electric bicycles were the bright spot on the 2013 French market, despite the fact that sales grew less rapidly than many had hoped for.
PR Newswire (press release)  - ‎Apr 8, 2014‎
... and overall strength in the market. Tianneng leads the Chinese electrical battery market with a 35 percent and 51 percent market share in the electric bicycle and low-speed electric vehicle sectors in 2013, respectively, according to Ipsos' estimates.
Monterey County Herald  - ‎Apr 10, 2014‎
It's just like you're riding your bike again." Electric bicycle manufacturers use the word enable often. But rarely has the connotation involved gears and motors and getting more people to pedal more often.

Buxton competition to win an electric bike

Matlock Today-Apr 12, 2014
The winning design will then be made into an electric bike, worth £1,000, and be presented to the winner at L'Eroica Britannia Festival in ...

Electric Bicycle Sales in France Follow EU Trend of Double Digit ...

EV World-Apr 10, 2014
A total number of 56,000 electric-assist bicycles or pedelecs were sold in ... millionbicycles e-bike sales is still relatively small with 56,000 units.

Tacita Announces Italian Test Rides for the T-Race Electric Enduro ...

autoevolution-by Florin Tibu-Apr 7, 2014
Italian electric off-road bikes manufacturer Tacita announces test ride events which will take place in different regions of the country. What's ...

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Electric Bikes Latest News April 7 2014

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Electric Bikes Latest News April 7 2014

San Jose Mercury News
Apr 5, 2014
Written by

Sal Pizarro

The E-Tracker, as you might guess, is an electric bike, which looks like the kind of cruiser you might find near the Santa Cruz beach but zips around like a two-wheeled version of a Tesla (and looks a lot less dorky than the Segway).
Purdue Exponent  - ‎Apr 3, 2014‎
Uncle Adam's Uphill Bikes, 928 Main St., Lafayette, opened nearly two weeks ago and is one of the few bike shops in Indiana to sell electric bikes. It's run by Adam Hanabarger and his girlfriend, Kimberly Lacey. “My bike shop is different because I ...
stupidDOPE.com  - ‎Apr 3, 2014‎
Bicycles with electric motors may sound like one perfect fit for the lazy folks in your life, but its not just about the ease of transportation.
Global Grind  - ‎Mar 31, 2014‎
According to TreeHugger, London's Jive Bike has created a chain-less bike that you can store in the backseat of your car or under your desk.
PR Web (press release)  - ‎Mar 31, 2014‎
Optibike, the best electric bike on the market today, launches a new electric bike exchange program for its customers.
Boston Standard  - ‎Apr 5, 2014‎
A Boston man put himself in breach of a suspended prison sentence after he took an electric bike from its owner without their consent.
OCRegister  - ‎Apr 3, 2014‎
NEWPORT BEACH - By design, this officer's bicycle has super powers and a serious purpose. “It's almost like it's bionic,” Newport Beach police Officer John Mika said Thursday morning, wheeling around a new electric patrol bike. Last week, officers ...
Austrian Times  - ‎Apr 2, 2014‎
Electric bike sales on the up. Sales of electric bikes are on the rise in Austria although the number of overall bike sales dropped last year, according to figures from the country's sporting goods association VSSÖ.
North Shore News  - ‎14 hours ago‎
Question: I am considering buying an electric bike. While I appreciate going faster and further on an e-bike, are there any drawbacks compared to riding a regular bike?
Korea IT Times (press release)  - ‎1 hour ago‎
SEOUL, KOREA - The market for rechargeable batteries is getting bigger in tandem with the increase in the demand for electric bicycles. This is accelerated by the trend toward replacement of old lead-acid batteries to environmentally friendly lithium ...
Getty Images  - ‎Apr 2, 2014‎
BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 01: eRockit founder and CEO Stefan Gulas explains the funcions of an eRockit high-powered electric bicycle outside the company's production site on April 1, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The eRockit boasts an 8,000 watt electric ...
Broadway World  - ‎Apr 5, 2014‎
Cynergy E-Bikes, a new business in Southeast Portland specializing in electric power assisted bicycles, is holding their Grand Opening celebration today, April 5 th from 10am-6pm.
Norwich Evening News  - ‎9 hours ago‎
The event, which started at 10am, included a big charity ride in aid of Norfolk disability charity Nansa, electric bike test track, bling my bike competition, bike fixing courses, gymnastics unicycles, and dance groups.
Stuff.co.nz  - ‎6 hours ago‎
The team was planning a new electric bike category where bikes with motors built into the rear wheel could compete. "We're tapping in to the good old Kiwi can-do mentality," Mackenzie said.
Scoop.co.nz (press release)  - ‎3 hours ago‎
Local company Yike Bike, whose founder is a strong supporter of the programme, is a good example of innovative local EV development, with the company now exporting their electric bikes overseas. During the day-long event, teams of students get to ...
Marin Independent Journal  - ‎5 hours ago‎
Kayak, paddleboard and electric bike rentals also available. Prices vary. CALL OF THE SEA - Bay Model Visitor Center Pier, 2100 Bridgeway, Sausalito; 331-3214; www.
Engadget  - ‎12 hours ago‎
Also on the green transportation front, Tesla announced that it will be adding a new underbody shield and aluminum deflector plate to help prevent fires in the Model S. Madrid is preparing to host its first-ever electric bike-sharing program. The ...
The Tennessean  - ‎2 minutes ago‎
A Hendersonville firm that makes a unique four-wheeled bicycle received a burst of international attention recently when England's Prince Harry took one of the vehicles for a spin through the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London.
Gizmodo  - ‎Apr 4, 2014‎
So the good folks at Local Motors are developing the Electric Verrado. Starting with the company's gravity-powered Verrado trike frame, the motorized variant adds an electric bike's hub motor to the front wheel, like the one on your local pizza ...
San Jose Mercury News  - ‎14 hours ago‎
A Palo Alto will resurface Arastradero this summer and then next year will do the same on the bike path between Foothill and Deer Creek.

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Latest Electric Bike News March 31, 2014: FEDDZ-LEAOS-Designboom-JiveBike-Pedego-URB-E-Citi Bike-Capi

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Latest Electric Bike News March 31, 2014

CNET (blog)
6 hours ago
Written by

Charles Cooper

There's that, too, but when Norman Hajjar completes his 12,000 mile traverse of the continental United States in about three weeks, he hopes to have made a larger point about electric cars and their potential. The journey would set a record as the ...
autoevolution
Mar 28, 2014
Written by

Florin Tibu

The FEDDZ may looks like your common pedelec, but in fact we're dealing with a full-on electric bike, intelligently guised in the shape of a bicycle.
Treehugger  - ‎Mar 27, 2014‎
Why, it was just yesterday that commenter Barbara complained about our coverage of an electric SUV and said "Please write an article about e-bikes." So here we are with a beauty of an e-bike, a carbon-fibre Leaos, handmade in Italy. It's not cheap, at ...
stupidDOPE.com  - ‎Mar 28, 2014‎
Well it doesn't matter which area you choose, electric bicycles are the wave of the future, and today we've got something impressive from the folks over at LEAOS, the LEAOS Carbon Fiber Electric Bike. This bike is a lightweight, genius of a concept ...
Treehugger  - ‎Mar 25, 2014‎
A new brand of electric bike is about to hit the market, offering a full-sized stylish frame that folds into thirds and is light enough to carry with you.
TechCrunch  - ‎Mar 24, 2014‎
We've seen e-vehicles that fold down to compactness before - the Urb-E, in particular, comes to mind - but not very many e-bikesmaintain the appearance of a real bike and still fold down to something more manageable. Screenshot 2014-03-24 09.54.30.
Digital Trends
Mar 22, 2014
Written by

Bill Roberson

Check out the newest bike from Honda, called the NM4 Vultus. Just don't make the mistake of thinking it's an electric bike - it isn't. What it is, however, is another extension of Honda's beginner-centric NC and CTX lines, which we had a chance to step ...
Gizmag  - ‎Mar 4, 2014‎
South Korean automotive manufacturer Kia looks set to return to its bicycle-manufacturing roots with the showing of two prototype electric bikes at the Geneva Motor Show. Already given a brand name - Kia Electric Bicycle (KEB) - both prototypes are of ...
Shiny Shiny  - ‎Mar 24, 2014‎
Designed by Jive London, this electric-powered cycle has a range of cycling modes, a maximum speed of around 15 mph and can last roughly two hours on a single charge, so it's not for those going on long-distance trips, but for a quick whizz around a ...
Carscoops (blog)  - ‎Mar 5, 2014‎
Qoros has another world premiere on display at the Geneva Motor Show besides the 3 Hatch: an electric bike study called Qoros eBIQE Concept.
SYS-CON Media (press release)  - ‎Mar 26, 2014‎
Pedego Electric Bicycles Selected For "Fastest-Growing Private Companies". Pedego Electric Bicycles of Irvine, CA has been honored with a recognition by Orange County Business Journal in its selection of "Fastest-Growing Private Companies.
Technabob (blog)
Feb 28, 2014
Written by

Conner Flynn

This folding electric bike has top speed of 15mph, a 20 mile range on a single charge, and it folds down small enough to fit next to you on a train or bus, which is a big plus.
Gizmodo  - ‎Feb 28, 2014‎
If you've ever ridden a Citibike (or any similar bike-share bicycle) you know: those suckers are heavy. And, if you've ever ridden up anything near an incline, you know that heavy bikes absolutely suck on hills. Wouldn't it be great to just push a ...
myfoxny.com  - ‎Mar 28, 2014‎
We asked the Department of Transportation about electric bike attachments -- like ShareRoller -- and it directed us to its website, which informed us: "The New York State Dept.
Rush Lane
Mar 28, 2014
Written by

Nabanita Singha Roy

FEDDZ Bike is the solution to urban commuting. Designed and built by German firm, Emo-Bike, the FEDDZ bike is the key to solving emission problems, parking limitations, traffic constraints, cargo confines and every commuting difficulty faced by ...
Telegraph.co.uk  - ‎Mar 3, 2014‎
A briefcase-sized device which turns a Boris Bike into an electric scooter capable of 18mph within seconds has been developed by a small team equipped with a 3D printer.
CleanTechnica
Feb 28, 2014
Written by

cynthia shahan

This bike is so intense. It moves fast. And then faster and faster. Faster than any other electric bike, reportedly, with quickly rising speed.
MoodieReport  - ‎Mar 25, 2014‎
The e-bike has already claimed Red Dot and iF design awards and is software and sensor driven. According to Capi, the electroniccontrol system enables a secure ride and detects resistance due to slope or wind and automatically shifts gear, giving the ...
London24  - ‎Mar 5, 2014‎
Partly created using a 3D printer, the briefcase-sized portable motor clips onto the mount on the front of the bike used to attach it to docking stations.
CleanTechnica
Mar 3, 2014
Written by

Jo Borras

Despite the knock-off styling, the electric scooter you see here was engineered in Germany, is styled and built in Italy, and marketed by a Spanish company.
OCRegister (subscription)  - ‎Feb 27, 2014‎
An electric bike that folds in a way that looks awkward and uncomfortable and is utterly impossible with a fixed frame, the Neo Volt is a flexible option for wannabe cyclists who lack space.

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eBike News March 23 2014

How an Electric Bike Paid for Itself in 3 Rides

(Original Story From eBikeReport.com) This is a guest post by Cathy Lau from OHM Cycles.

Seattlelite David Somers knew that his electric bike would save him money in the long run, but he didn’t realize just how many dollars it would save him with only a few rides.

Bad news for Tesla is good new for you; Porsche is developing an electric sports car

Read more: http://www.digitaltrends.com/cars/porsche-electric-sports-car-rumored/#ixzz2woOgFgBB Follow us: @digitaltrends on Twitter | digitaltrendsftw on Facebook

Tesla Motors might now be seen as a rival for luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz, but it was originally a rival for Porsche.

 

Tesla’s first production model, after all, was the Lotus Elise-based Roadster. That electric sports car may be out of production, but Porsche is reportedly considering an answer to it.

 

Porsche CEO Matthias Muller told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport that the carmaker is “constantly developing EV technology.”

The Star-Ledger  - ‎Mar 21, 2014‎
TRENTON - A Bergen County lawmaker has introduced a bill that would let electric car retailers, like Tesla Motors Inc., sell directly to consumers.
Gizmag  - ‎Mar 19, 2014‎
Bikes are an area of constant innovation, with their simplicity and popularity making them ripe for adaptation. But how much functionality can you squeeze into onebike? Cycle firm Gi has tried to find out by creating what it says is "the lightest ...
HeraldNet
Mar 19, 2014
Written by

Andrea Brown

Genna Martin / The Herald. Ron Montague rides an ebike (electric bike) made by the Swiss company Stromer outside of Endurance Sports NW in Mukilteo on Wednesday.
Environment & Energy Publishing
Feb 24, 2014
Written by

Julia Pyper

A suite of electric bicycles are rolling into U.S. markets this year, giving urban commuters a way to avoid gridlock without ever breaking a sweat.
stupidDOPE.com  - ‎Mar 20, 2014‎
The wave of the future in the transportation world has been electric motors. We've seen the hybrid world of transportation take on a new life recently, with seemingly every brand of auto maker coming with their own unique set up.
Daily Mail  - ‎Mar 18, 2014‎
But an eco-friendly electric bike that has a large cubby hole instead of a fuel tank could mean the end of cumbersome backpacks or bags precariously balanced on handlebars.

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Latest Electric Bike News March 16 2014

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Engadget  - ‎11 hours ago‎
And Inhabitat took a look at the clever GiBike, a full-size electric bicycle that can fold up to fit in any apartment. Of all the man-made impacts on the environment, noise pollution is perhaps the least discussed -- but it can have a powerful effect ...
San Jose Mercury News  - ‎6 hours ago‎
From Apples to HPs, products invented in Silicon Valley garages have taken the world by storm. Now, a group of young entrepreneurs from Los Gatos is making a splash on the world stage with the vintage-style electric bikes they're handcrafting with ...
Forbes  - ‎Mar 6, 2014‎
I have a love/hate relationship with bicycles. I love the simplicity and efficiency of bicycles, but I'm essentially pretty lazy by nature.
EV World  - ‎4 hours ago‎
A2B has acquired the Electric Bicycle Network to establish a 'cost-effective, sustainable form of transportation throughout the UK'.
Gizmag  - ‎Mar 4, 2014‎
South Korean automotive manufacturer Kia looks set to return to its bicycle-manufacturing roots with the showing of two prototype electric bikes at the Geneva Motor Show. Already given a brand name - Kia Electric Bicycle (KEB) - both prototypes are of ...
Scranton Times-Tribune  - ‎11 hours ago‎
DETAILS: Fitbit Force wireless activity-tracking wristbands, which operate as a pedometer, sleep monitor and watch. They were sold from October 2013 to February 2014.
Environment & Energy Publishing
Feb 24, 2014
Written by

Julia Pyper

A suite of electric bicycles are rolling into U.S. markets this year, giving urban commuters a way to avoid gridlock without ever breaking a sweat.
eNews Park Forest  - ‎Mar 14, 2014‎
Description: This recall involves all 2013 Stromer ST1 women's and men's pedal-assist electric bicycles, models M33 Elite and P48 Platinum.
CleanTechnica  - ‎Mar 12, 2014‎
Getting back to the basics, Kia is showing off two new electric bike prototypes built with an innovative new manufacturing process that harkens back to its days as a bicycle builder.
HNN Huntingtonnews.net  - ‎Mar 13, 2014‎
TJX is recalling Gardeners Eden™ light-up autumn decorations sold exclusively at TJ Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores nationwide from about August 2013 to September 2013.
Pioneer Press  - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Herte said the trike has the power and speed of an electric motorcycle, with the added benefit of a third wheel for more stability.
OCRegister (subscription)  - ‎Feb 27, 2014‎
An electric bike that folds in a way that looks awkward and uncomfortable and is utterly impossible with a fixed frame, the Neo Volt is a flexible option for wannabe cyclists who lack space.
EarthTechling  - ‎Feb 17, 2014‎
A designer out of Ventura, California has released his home-built electric bicycle that features three power modes, so that a rider can choose a pedal-assist, pure electric motor, or standard biking when traveling.

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Latest Electric Bike News March 8 2014

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  1. 2014 A2B Alva+ Electric Bicycle Test Ride And Review: Charge Ahead

    Forbes-Mar 6, 2014
    It's possible that an electric bicycle might be the solution I've been looking for, so I decided to spend some time with the 2014 A2B Alva+, ...
  2. CarAdvice

    KIA shows two electric bikes and a new manufacturing process

    Gizmag-Mar 4, 2014
    South Korean automotive manufacturer Kia looks set to return to its bicycle-manufacturing roots with the showing of two prototypeelectric bikes ...
    Kia pedals toward future mobility with new Electric Bicycle NewsMaker (press release)-Mar 4, 2014

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  3. Outside Magazine

    E-bike sales take fast lane across Europe

    Financial Times-Mar 7, 2014
    Claus Fleischer, head of Bosch's e-bike systems unit, says: “Back then everyone was hesitant or shy to sit on an electric bicycle – meanwhile it's ...
    We're Huge in Europe! Outside Magazine-Mar 7, 2014

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  4. Qoros eBiqe Concept electric bicycle can hit 40mph with a 75 mile ...

    Pocket-lint.com-by Luke Edwards-Mar 4, 2014
    Qoros has shown off a suitably futuristic electric bicycle at the Geneva Motor Show. The mountain bike styled machine, named eBiqe, uses a ...
  5. Briefcase-sized box turns Boris Bike into electric scooter

    Telegraph.co.uk-Mar 3, 2014
    A briefcase-sized device which turns a Boris Bike into an electric scooter capable of 18mph within seconds has been developed by a small ...
  6. Kia Brings Electric Bike to Geneva Because Europe [2014 Geneva ...

    Car and Driver (blog)-Mar 4, 2014
    The automaker is displaying city- and mountain-bike versions of anelectric bicycle concept at the 2014 Geneva auto show to gauge customer ...
  7. First Look | Qoros eBIQE Electric Bike Concept

    stupidDOPE.com-by Tamika Frye-Mar 7, 2014
    Qoros is a Chinese automotive manufacturing company unveiled their new Qoros eBIQE Concept bike. This bike is a futuristic electric bike ...
  8. Qoros Gets in the Motorcycle Business with eBIQE Electric Bike ...

    Carscoops (blog)-Mar 5, 2014
    Qoros has another world premiere on display at the Geneva Motor Show besides the 3 Hatch: an electric bike study called Qoros eBIQE ...
    Qoros shock! Carbon fibre bodied EV shown at Geneva China Car Times-Mar 5, 2014

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  9. Electric Bike Co. Brammo Raises $9.5M, Aims to Reduce Costs With ...

    Dow Jones Bankruptcy & Debt (registration)-by Yuliya Chernova-Mar 6, 2014
    Electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo Inc . raised $9.5 million in a still-open Series D fundraising round, as the company aims to get costs ...
  10. The Ford Electric Bike By Pedego

    Gas 2.0-Feb 13, 2014
    The bolt of black that “won the hearts” of Ford dealers is a splendid electric bike. The bike's beauty immediately captured these dealers — 10 of ...

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Latest Electric Vehicle News March 1st 2014

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Wall Street Journal  - ‎17 hours ago‎
SHANGHAI—Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. said it acquired British electric-vehicle startup Emerald Automotive. Victor Yang, a spokesman for the Chinese auto maker, said Saturday that the acquisition would help the company generate "next generation" ...
New York Times  - ‎Feb 26, 2014‎
Tesla Motors said on Wednesday that it planned to invest about $2 billion in a large-scale factory to produce cheaper batteries for a mass-market electric carwithin three years. The company, which makes all-electric luxury sedans, indicated that it ...
The Economist  - ‎Feb 27, 2014‎
IF COMFORTABLY outpacing your rivals is the main measure of automotive achievement, Tesla's electric car is a resounding success.
National Geographic
Feb 25, 2014
Written by

Josie Garthwaite

The benefits of electric vehicles vary from place to place, season to season, and even time of day, depending on the percentages of electricity produced from zero-emission sources like wind, solar, hydropower, and nuclear, versus coal or natural gas.
Green Car Reports
10 hours ago
Written by

Antony Ingram

Kandi's service started off in the Chinese city of Hangzhou, echoing a bike-sharing scheme previous offered in the city. Several multi-storey buildings sprang up across the city stacked with small two-seat electric vehicles made by Kandi itself ...
CleanTechnica
10 hours ago
Written by

Zachary Shahan

As I stated in a previous article referencing his presentation, Francisco Carranza Sierra, Manager of Corporate Planning at Nissan Europe, gave probably the best presentation I saw at EVS27 in Barcelona in November.
Naples Daily News  - ‎15 hours ago‎
We have found that the best way to put an end to the electric vehicle freeloaders, is to amended your declaration of condominium with the requisite approval of the membership to require owners of electric vehicles to install and pay for meters at the ...
Wall Street Journal  - ‎Feb 26, 2014‎
China's government wants 500,000 hybrid and electric vehicles on its roads by next year and five million by 2020. But only around 17,600 such vehicles were purchased in China last year, including hybrid and pure-electric cars and buses. It is likely ...
MIT Technology Review  - ‎Feb 18, 2014‎
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners.
International Business Times  - ‎Feb 28, 2014‎
A new survey from the San Diego-based Center for Sustainable Energy suggests owners of three of the most popular plug-in electric vehicles in the market have three different main reasons for plunging into the market for cars that are plugged into ...

#ELECTRIC BIKE, battery, bike

Latest Electric Bike News: Bike Share, Riide, Derringer, Kickstarter, Faraday, Urb-E, Eflow

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Treehugger  - ‎12 hours ago‎
Last August City CarShare announced that it was adding an electric bike sharing service to its lineup. The non-profit was waiting for some grant funding (the program is reportedly to cost $2 million for a three-year pilot), and has now gone ahead with ...
TechCrunch  - ‎Jan 17, 2014‎
2014 may very well be the year of electric bikes. There were quite a few personal e-vehicles showing their stuff at CES, but one e-bike was missing.
Pioneer Press  - ‎Jan 19, 2014‎
Spreng recently co-founded Defiant Bicycles, which retrofits a fat-tire cycle with an electric motor. This gives users optional pedaling assistance as they power through snowdrifts, and lets them go faster than the standard 5 to 10 miles per hour on ...
Tech Cocktail  - ‎Jan 21, 2014‎
Riide was founded by Jeff Stefanis and Amber Wason (Georgetown and GWU alums, respectively). Their product is a lightweight, battery-powered electric bike that weighs in at only 35lbs. It can be peddled like a regular bike or revved up with a twist of ...
Huffington Post Canada
Jan 20, 2014
Written by

David Dodge

Not to oversell it, but the electric bike might be the single best urban transportation option out there. Think about it. Car commercials very rarely sell the reality of the vast majority of our car driving existence -- the drudgery of daily traffic ...
CleanTechnica
Jan 11, 2014
Written by

Zachary Shahan

I recently got to check out some pretty sweet electric bikes while at EVS27 in Barcelona, but Chris somehow ran across these bikes himself and got an article up on them before me, so I'm primarily reposting his post (below).
Autoblog (blog)  - ‎Jan 14, 2014‎
Derringer, an upscale custom bicycle maker is trying to raise enough funds on Kickstarter to make the electric bicycle you see above.
CultureMap Austin  - ‎Jan 9, 2014‎
I was asked to test drive one of the demos for a week at Rocket Electrics, this cool new bike store on east Riverside that opened quietly just before Christmas.
EarthTechling
Jan 16, 2014
Written by

Nino Marchetti

What determines the success or failure of different products from the same niche consumer segment vying for your crowdsource fundraising dollars on Kickstarter?
VICE  - ‎Jan 9, 2014‎
For years, food deliverymen in New York City relied on the electric bike, or e-bike, a normal bicycle with a small motor attached to it.
Gotta Be Mobile
Jan 7, 2014
Written by

Craig Lloyd

Electric bicycles might not be a mainstream thing yet, but they very well could be, and some bicycle manufacturers are trying to spread awareness of the joy and ease of riding an electric bike. eFlow is one of those companies, and it's made a series of ...
The Verge
Jan 8, 2014
Written by

Carl Franzen

The past few years have seen an explosion in the number of innovative electric personal transportation vehicles. But the ultra-simple Urb-E claims to be the world's most compact folding electric vehicle, and it's undoubtedly one of the world's most ...
Green Car Reports
Dec 27, 2013
Written by

Antony Ingram

We've covered several electric bicycles on Green Car Reports in the past and the vast majority are veritable works of art--whether retro-inspired or futuristic and modern, designers really are pushing the boundaries of the humble electric bicycle ...
TechCrunch  - ‎Jan 10, 2014‎
One of the more interesting discoveries at this year's CES was the Urb-E e-vehicle, a super compact electric scooter that folds right up in a jiffy.
Cult of Mac
Jan 9, 2014
Written by

Rob LeFebvre

LAS VEGAS - We spent a few minutes with Larry Pizzi of Currie Tech to talk about the company's eflow bicycles. These bad boys are powered by the same battery technology that's in your MacBook Pro, and they provide a “True hybrid” electric bicycle ...
TechCrunch
Jan 8, 2014
Written by

Ryan Lawler

Urban commuters are getting more and more comfortable with the idea of biking around, but in places like San Francisco, that can be a drag.
The Atlantic Cities  - ‎Jan 17, 2014‎
Electric bicycles certainly make sense in a bike lane. They're the same size as bikes, require similar rider behavior, and are just as susceptible to the safety hazards of neighboring car traffic.
BBC News  - ‎Jan 21, 2014‎
An electric bike scheme will be included in the development of a new 600-bed hall of residence at the University of Bangor.
OCRegister (subscription)  - ‎Jan 9, 2014‎
That's where the company showed the plug-and-play eBike System that will debut on a handful of electric bicycles beginning in May, including models from Felt Bicycles in Irvine, Cannondale in Connecticut and Haibike from Germany.
Gizmag  - ‎Jan 3, 2014‎
Like the electric car, e-bikes continue to evolve and change as newer technologies and materials become available. But for some designers, the best formula resides not in the future, but in the past.