Belgium’s Cowboy has already run through several generations of its popular urban-oriented electric bicycles. Now the company has just unveiled the new Cowboy C4 e-bike, which is available in two different models.Expand Expanding Close
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This new 60 mph and 8.4 kW standing electric scooter shows the industry isn’t slowing down
Forget high-performance electric scooters – we’ve now entered a whole new field of “ultra performance” electric scooters. Case in point: The NAMI BURN-E electric scooter just launched in the US by Miami-based FluidFreeRide.Expand Expanding Close
NYC gets another shared electric moped option; is the US ripe for an electric scooter wave?
Lime is continuining its expansion of seated electric scooters, often referred to as electric mopeds, with NYC becoming the latest city graced by the new two-wheelers.Expand Expanding Close
Aventon Aventure e-bike review: An affordable fat tire electric bike purpose-built for adventures!
The Aventon Aventure was just released earlier this week, marking the popular e-bike company’s first foray into the full-size fat tire e-bike market.
And that’s good news for anyone on the hunt for a full-size fat tire e-bike that combines a sleek design with the latest tech.Expand Expanding Close
Production version of Yamaha’s upcoming higher power electric scooter revealed in patent
Yamaha has been slowly clawing its way back to relevance in the electric motorcycle industry, determined not to be passed by a new wave of electric two-wheeler startups. Now we’re getting our first look at the production version of the upcoming Yamaha E01 electric scooter, which could be a big leap forward for the company.Expand Expanding Close
Tesla’s chief designer tests out three-wheeled Arcimoto FUV electric vehicle
Tesla’s chief designer Franz von Holzhausen might have his plate full, but that didn’t stop him from testing out a smaller format electric car known as the Fun Utility Vehicle (FUV) from Arcimoto.Expand Expanding Close
This new electric bike is one of the lightest e-bikes in the world
Ribble is no stranger to lightweight e-bikes. Now the company’s latest model, the Ribble Endurance SL e Hero, is pushing the brand even further as it becomes one of the lightest e-bikes in the world.Expand Expanding Close
Aventon Aventure e-bike launched as awesome yet affordable fat tire electric bike
Aventon has long offered some of the sleekest e-bikes available in the realistic every-man’s price range. Until today, the company’s e-bikes all ranged from $1,199 to $1,699. With the launch of the new Aventon Aventure fat tire e-bike, Aventon has managed to expand into the adventure class of e-bikes without seeing a huge price bump.Expand Expanding Close
Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: This sweet $1,250 side-car electric bike
Electric bicycles are all about putting a smile on your face while taking the pain out of cycling. I’ve seen macho men hop on their first electric bike and roll around giggling like a toddler. And what could be better than sharing that kind of fun with a passenger in an old-fashioned sidecar? Today’s entry in the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week series is just that – an electric bicycle that takes a cue from old-school sidecar motorcycles.Expand Expanding Close
Specialized Turbo Como SL review: Why a high-dollar comfort electric bike can be worth it
When I think of the bicycle company Specialized, I tend to think of their hardcore road bikes, or perhaps their mountain bikes. They make awesome models of both, though as an e-bike journalist I find myself particularly drawn to their Turbo line of electric road and e-mountain bikes. But until I learned about the company’s Turbo Como line, I didn’t realize how awesome their “Active” line of comfort cruising-around bikes were. And the latest Specialized Turbo Como SL brings a whole new level of approachability (and lightweight design) to the e-bike line.Expand Expanding Close
Watch new electric Polaris Ranger UTV tow a fully loaded logging truck ahead of launch
As we’ve previously reported, Polaris is set to release a new version of the company’s electric Ranger UTV this year. Now a new teaser video is giving us a look at the prototype’s powerful towing capabilities.Expand Expanding Close
The Zebra electric moped gives Vespa vibes without cumbersome motorcycle regulations
[Ed: first of all, nice color gradient on that logo]
Want the fun and utility of a seated electric scooter but without the hassle of a motorcycle license or insurance? Hybrid e-bike/scooters like the Zebra could fit the bill.Expand Expanding Close
New modified-Tesla ride-share launching from electric moped sharing service Revel
Electric moped-sharing company Revel is discovering that “the more wheels the merrier” as the brand launches its first Tesla-powered ride-share program in NYC.Expand Expanding Close
Benelli launches new seated electric scooter called the ‘Dong,’ and it actually looks pretty cool
If the plethora of small and lightweight electric scooters on the market has taught us anything, it’s that size doesn’t matter – it’s how you use it. And no scooter seems to embody that ethos better than Benelli’s new Dong electric scooter.Expand Expanding Close
Honda announces four electric motorcycles to debut in next few years
Honda recently announced a big push for electrification, pledging that it would be 100% electric by 2040, at which point it would no longer sell gas-powered vehicles. And with motorcycles making up a decent chunk of Honda’s sales, the company is now announcing plans for four new models of electric motorcycles.Expand Expanding Close
Husqvarna shows off images of its first electric street bike; here are the specs
Husqvarna is in a similar position as most major motorcycle manufacturers, desperately racing to catch up with a new wave of electric motorcycles greeting new riders. Now, the company is showing off its first electric motorcycle model concept known as the Husqvarna E-Pilen and releasing some of its early specs.Expand Expanding Close
Ultra high-end (and ultra expensive) Stromer releases more affordable Stromer ST2 e-bike
Swiss electric bicycle company Stromer has just announced an update to the company’s ST2 line of electric bikes, making the Stromer ST2 better than ever.Expand Expanding Close
Two riders, one e-bike: Dual passenger electric bikes offering twice the work and play
While bicycles have generally been a “one bike, one rider” type of proposition, electric bicycles flip the script by using motor assist to add extra utility. And a new wave of multi-passenger electric bikes are opening the door for two-up riding that hasn’t typically been possible on unassisted pedal bikes.Expand Expanding Close
Awesomely Weird Alibaba EV of the Week: $3,100 electric pickup truck… thing?
A lot of people know me for my electric bike passion. Whether it’s an electric bicycle, scooter, or motorcycle, I love throwing a leg on an electric steed and riding off into the sunset. And sure, I enjoy an occasional electric car ride as much as the next guy. But sometimes, and for some jobs, you simply need a truck. Nothing else will cut it. And that’s why there are many interesting new electric pickup trucks hitting the market.
And for those times that you just simply must have a truck, this Alibaba electric truck is absolutely not the one you’ll want to reach for. But it IS just weird enough to be featured as this week’s entry in the Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week series.Expand Expanding Close
Remember when Messerschmitt built that weird 3-wheeler? It’s back as an electric car!
The postwar era saw a period of frenzied innovation in the automotive industry, which in part led to Messerschmitt’s Kabinroller, a three-wheeled car built by the German airplane manufacturer. Now the odd little car is making a comeback after nearly 60 years, but this time in the form of an electric car.Expand Expanding Close
Zero launches special-edition DSR electric motorcycle in celebration of 15-year anniversary
California-based Zero Motorcycles is celebrating 15 years of building electric motorcycles – an industry that many don’t even realize has been around for over a decade and a half. And to mark the occasion, the company has teamed up with the National Forest Foundation to release a special-edition DSR dual sport electric motorcycle.Expand Expanding Close
Proposed 30% US tax credit for e-bike purchases gains support in Congress
Americans are getting closer to a federal tax credit for electric bicycles, a proposal that could be similar in concept to the electric car and motorcycle tax incentives already on the books.Expand Expanding Close
Battery-swapping Gogoro announces partnership with world’s largest motorcycle builder
Gogoro leads the world with the largest battery swapping network for electric vehicles. And now the electric scooter manufacturer is announcing a landmark partnership with the largest motorcycle builder in the world, Hero MotoCorp, to fast track the transition to electric two-wheelers.Expand Expanding Close
Juiced Scorpion X electric moped launched today with promotional price
San Diego-based Juiced Bikes has just officially launched its new electric moped, the Juiced Scorpion X, designed to replace the original Juiced Scorpion and provide several key upgrades.Expand Expanding Close