The Spirit Of ’76 Lives On In This Electric Honda Motorcycle

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 21:00:51 +0000

Retro is big in the motorcycling world these days, and — while there is no official electric Honda motorcycle out, just yet — there are literally tons of ’70s-inspired Honda bikes running around, from the playful Honda Monkey, Cub, and Trail to the brand’s menacing CB1000R Neo-Sports Cafe bike. But those bikes simply mimic recall […]

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US Auto Sales: Tesla Had Highest % Increase from Q2 2019 to Q2 2021, 5th Highest Volume Increase

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2021 10:57:06 +0000

Another quarter has wrapped up and we have more grand trends in the US auto industry. In the charts and text below, I’m comparing Q2 2021 (the second quarter of 2021) with Q2 2020 and also with Q2 2019. Naturally, year-over-year changes are interesting, but given how unique last year was, I think it’s more […]

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Dispatch Electric Scooter Is A Last-Mile Logistics Leader

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 02:05:15 +0000

The nimble handling, small physical footprint, and low operating costs of electric scooters make them a natural choice for couriers and local delivery companies, but the rise of last-mile delivery services over the last year has led some people to look past bikes like Vespa and NIU, and look for something a bit more specialized. […]

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Patent Filing Reveals High-Tech, Electric Honda Grom

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 17:54:42 +0000

Recent patent filings in Japan reveal that Honda is working on what seems to be a high-tech, electric Honda Grom with a slick, single-sided rear swingarm suspension and 3D-printed mesh seat. And, if the guys at Cycle World are to be believed, we may see the bike’s debut as early as next year! It’s important […]

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Some Car Companies Want To Throw America Under The Bus — Again!

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 17:40:12 +0000

Some major car companies are still trying to limit US exhaust emissions rules. Why buy cars from them?

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A New AMC Off-Road Electric Car?

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 19:35:38 +0000

Unfortunately, it’s not that AMC. The cool Eagle 4-wheel drive hatchbacks and wagons haven’t been around for a long time, but a new company with the same initials is building something that looks eerily similar and is just as cool. For the younger Millennials and Gen-Y readers, let’s take a quick look at the old […]

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Tesla Model 3, Model Y, Other EV, & Top Car Sales in USA — Charts

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2021 07:47:28 +0000

After completing my 2020 US Electric Vehicle Sales Report, it crossed my mind that it would be interesting to look at longer-term US electric vehicle and broader car sales trends. So, I found the data and have created 3 charts for you to enjoy and examine below. All 3 charts cover the years 2017–2020. The […]

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Study: Tesla Far Ahead In Online New Vehicle Sales

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 07 Feb 2021 03:43:10 +0000

A new study by BearingPoint shows that Tesla dominates geographic availability and ease of online sales of new vehicles. The study evaluated the online offerings of automotive manufactures in the US, Europe, and China along with their “online sales readiness” in those markets. The analysis revealed that Tesla stood out from the other OEMs due […]

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2022 Honda Electric Motorcycle Coming Into Focus

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 22:00:27 +0000

Given the advances made by startup brands like Energica and Zero — and, while we’re at it, the retro experts at Harley-Davidson — the “Big Four” Japanese motorcycle manufacturers seem to be moving towards electrification at a glacial pace. That could be changing soon, however, if new patent drawings filed by Honda are any indication. [&hellip

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