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motorcycles + scooters – Thinking Port

5 Trends Are Ushering In The Age Of Electric Vehicles: BloombergNEF

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:30:09 +0000

At the BloombergNEF Summit in San Francisco, California last week, BNEF’s Colin McKerracher made a case for electric vehicles finally reaching the “end of the beginning” as businesses and consumers recognize and begin to embrace electric vehicles en masse

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Fika Mobility Wants To Jumpstart The Kenyan Electric Motorcycle Market With Battery Swap Model

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:10:21 +0000

Rishi Kohli, Co- founder and CEO of Fika Mobility showcasing the Fika Mobility electric motorcycleAccording to the Motorcycle Assemblers Association of Kenya, there are currently about 600,000 commercial motorcycles in Kenya. Motorcycle taxis, known as Boda Bodas, are extremely popular, as commuters use them to whiz through Nairobi’s infamous traffic. Boba Bobas are also widely used in Kenya’s coastal resort towns, like Malindi, Watamu, Kilifi, Diani, the city of Mombasa, Rift Valley towns like Nakuru, and the inland port city Kisumu in Western Kenya

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Global e-Mobility Funding Report — Q3 2019

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 04:50:15 +0000

The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for the third quarter of 2019 showed a total of $2.7 billion raised by 45 electric vehicle (EV) companies across the world. This funding amount is even higher in reality since another 18 EV-related companies didn’t disclose any financial details

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Segway To Launch Two Electric Dirt Bikes In Early 2020

Credit to Author: Jake Richardson| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 17:25:17 +0000

Segway electric dirt bikeSince the Segway personal transporter debuted in 2001, the Segway product line has expanded considerably with offerings like a kids bike, scooters, a go-kart, electric skates, and a one-wheel. This year, the company is launching two new electric dirt bikes in the first several months of

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Piaggio Launches Electric Ape With Battery Swap Tech

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 23:40:27 +0000

The Piaggio Ape (that’s “app-eh,” not “ape”) E-City will feature a long flat battery mounted low in the chassis. That design will help the three-wheeler to maximize interior cargo volume while also aiding in dynamic handling. That’s because the heavy battery will help naturally lower the E-City’s center of gravity

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8 Tesla Dream Vehicles — Rendered

Credit to Author: Matt Pressman| Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 05:03:38 +0000

Back in 2013, when Elon Musk first teased the idea of a pickup truck on Twitter, many thought he was kidding. First, the Tesla CEO had to make the company’s fledgling sedan, Model S, a viable contender before moving on to another project that bold. Sure enough, Model S won countless awards and gobbled up marketshare. Years later, Musk’s vision for a pickup truck — which certainly turned out to be bold — shocked the world

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Scooters Have Improved, But They’ve Still Got Issues

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 18:45:44 +0000

For those of you who live in places with scooters on the sidewalks everywhere, this is probably old news, but my habit of living in the hinterlands does give me a unique perspective on the scooter phenomenon. I do ride one from time to time, but then I’m away from them for months at a time. When things change, I don’t experience it gradually

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Damon Wants Better Motorcycle Safety Through Situational Awareness

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 18 Dec 2019 17:45:32 +0000

While there have been companies selling electric motorcycles since before Tesla was selling cars, Damon Motorcycles is looking to set itself apart from the competition by offering real safety systems to help reduce collisions

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The AppScooter Is The Tesla of Scooters — CleanTechnica Exclusive

Credit to Author: Chanan Bos| Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2019 00:48:12 +0000

The electric revolution comes in various shapes and sizes. We are all very familiar with the intricacies of electric cars, but a category that sometimes gets overlooked is scooters. This may be because there hasn’t been an example that shines like a beacon of hope the way Tesla does. Until now, that is, and the scooter we are talking about today is the Etergo AppScooter

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BST HyperTEK: An Electric Motorcycle Like No Other

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 12 Dec 2019 01:06:39 +0000

BST HyperTEK electric motorcycleWhether or not you call the BST HyperTEK a thing of beauty like the Ducati Supermono or 888 is up to you, but there’s no denying that the organic-looking carbon fiber frame is a fantastic bit of engineering. Similarly, the copper honeycomb heat sink (?) that occupies the traditional “radiator” position up front, finned aluminum motor, and slick, single-sided rear swingarm also look top-notch

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