Electric Cars

By Simon Alvarez Posted on September 28, 2022 GM’s Cruise driverless robotaxi service has been rolled out to San Francisco successfully, but the cars themselves have caused some headaches for motorists in the city. This is represented by several incidents involving Cruise’s driverless robotaxis causing issues in traffic due to technical difficulties.  Just last week,
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Huck Cycles, a North Carolina electric moped maker, is finding that its off-road optimized electric moped is actually proving quite popular for city riders as well. It’s a surprising finding, considering the bike was originally designed for hunters, campers and other outdoor enthusiasts that wanted a powerful but (relatively) lightweight electric two-wheeler. The bike was
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General Motors announced a significant investment of $760 million at its Toledo Propulsion Systems facility in Toledo, Ohio to handle EV drive unit production. Currently, the factory produces six-speed, eight-speed and 10-speed rear-wheel drive and nine-speed front-wheel drive transmissions for various GM’s brands. Thanks to the new investment, it will become the company’s first US
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By William Johnson Posted on September 23, 2022 According to research published by the International Energy Agency, EV sales are expected to reach all-time highs this year. The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently published an analysis of 55 different “energy areas” where the world must improve to achieve net zero carbon emissions. One of these
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This week on Electrek’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This time that includes news about Harley-Davidsons electric motorcycles and electric bicycles, a new two-seater shared e-bike from Veo, e-bike reviews, e-bike anti-theft tips, Zero’s new long range adventure electric motorcycle, and lots
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Police departments around the country have been going electric quickly. You might think that means more cops in Teslas and electric trucks, but many departments are seeking out electric two-wheelers for patrol use. The latest example happens to be on a fleet of Harley-powered Serial 1 electric bikes. Harley-Davidson motorcycles are the traditional motorized two-wheelers
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