THE WORLD
IS NOT TESLA

While manufacturers like TESLA, GM and Nissan have helped propel public awareness of electric vehicles, there is a rich and wonderful diversity of electric transportation to be explored. Here is a quick tour. ELECTRA MECCANICA SOLO The wonderful, affordable, single occupant vehicle from Vancouver, Canada. With two wheels in front and one in the rear, […]

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PEDDLE THIS

Electric bicycles have been around since the late 1800’s, when Ogden Bolton Jr. and Hosea J. Libbey were granted patents for technologies that still exist today. But they’ve been dramatically improved, particularly by a Colorado company called Optibike. How did Jim Turner, the founder of Optibike, take e-bike performance to a higher level? He started […]

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ELECTRIC WOLF

Fenrisúlfr : a monstrous wolf in Norse mythology Fenris : an electric motorcycle company in Copenhagen Jesper Vind built his first motorcycle when he was 8. Or rather, he rebuilt an old 100cc S.C.O. on his grandfather’s farm (it was his grandmother’s bike). “If I could make it run, I could have it.” Jesper has […]

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CES 2018

EV HIGHLIGHTS FROM CES 2018 From plug-in hybrid supercars | AMG Concept One To little electric scooters | Ujet Cute concept cars | Smart VISION EQ To Self-driving rocket ships | Nissan IMX Electric drivetrains | NISSAN to another attempt at hydrogen power | Hyundai NEXO FROM CHINESE STARTUPS | XPENG TO HYBRID SUVS | […]

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CES 2018

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SILENT RUNNING

Last year at CES 2016, Faraday Future unveiled its 1000HP FFZERO1 concept car. Guess what’s in store for CES 2017? The unveiling of a production model. In case you missed the FFZERO1 Video. Faraday Future Dragon Racing: Formula E. ABOUT The Road Electric 360 DAYS EVs in Paradise

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360 DAYS

“I’m here to prove what I’ve done the other 360 days of the year.” – Eva Håkansson Eva and her husband Bill Dubé built an electric sidecar streamliner motorcycle in their garage. The Road Electric followed them to the Bonneville Salt Flats to find out why. Watch the short video “360 DAYS” – exclusive content […]

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Mobility Blockers:
(part 3) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror

Part 3 of 4 Most have heard of range anxiety as it applies to electric vehicles, but connectivity anxiety is a problem for all forms of transportation. Think about this future scenario where your autonomous electric car sharing shuttle is low on electrons and needs to get you to a nearby charge station, but when […]

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(part 3) how tech fears and 2D thinking are keeping us looking in the rearview mirror
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Bad Boy

I get it. Elon Musk wants to talk Tesla investors into letting him buy SolarCity, and Wall Street goes crazy. The same Wall Street that packaged up toxic financial assets and sold them around the world without batting an eye. Buying SolarCity seems risky given Tesla’s cash burn. Anyone who knows anything knows that.1 Bad, […]

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