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Bellingham, WA-based Evil Bikes has partnered with Shimano for the launch of its "first foray into the electric underworld" in the demonic trail-blazing shape of a full suspension trail-hugger known as the Epocalypse.Continue ReadingCategory: Bicycles, TransportTags: ebikes, Off-road, Pedal-assisted, shimano
With previous dalliances in the realms of commuter biking, cargo sleds and even treehouses, Polestar is looking to shape lifestyles beyond the world of electric sedans and SUVs. A newly introduced mountain bike is the latest eye-catching example, combining suspension elements from Polestar’s vehicle design with a hand-built frame to offer riders a comfortable and stylish means of meandering throu
The UK really loves itself some high-performance Ford Transit vans. Ford's to blame for that, having sent that particular ball rolling over 50 years ago via the first of three generations of race-derived Supervans. The Blue Oval took some time off and let others have a crack at fast and furious camper vans and panel vans (and more camper vans), but now it's back to push the bar to insane heights
Charging times are a hugely important factor when it comes to driving the adoption of electric vehicles, and we're seeing exciting advances aimed at getting users back on the road with minimal delay. US startup Enovix hopes to play its part in all of this with a next-generation battery design, which it says can now be nearly completely recharged in less than 10 minutes.Continue ReadingCategory: A
By rethinking a key battery component, scientists in China have come up with what's described as "extremely fast charging" technology that sees a lithium-ion battery hit 60 percent capacity in under six minutes. The breakthrough is billed as a significant one for the world of electric vehicles where recharge times lag far behind refueling times for conventional cars, and could make them a far app
Airbus is moving ahead with its vision of aircraft with active wing control, following successful wind tunnel tests at its facility near Bristol, England. The company is working to mimic the behavior of bird flight with wings that adapt their shape on the fly to optimize aerodynamics, making for more efficient aircraft with lower carbon footprints.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags
The world has surpassed over 500 million officially recorded COVID-19 cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. This grim milestone is almost certainly an undercount, with some researchers estimating nearly half of the world’s total population has likely been infected at least once with SARS-CoV-2 over the past two years.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTag
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When you first see the Z-Triton 2.0 you may find yourself wondering whether this strange-looking vehicle is a boat, a trike, or some kind of micro-shelter – and it's a yes to all three. After first being unveiled as a prototype back in 2020, Z-Triton designer Zeltini has now spent time refining its idea and is releasing it as a production model, starting at roughly €14,500 (US$16,300).Continue Re
Joby Aviation has continued expanding the envelope on its S4 electric air taxi prototypes, and on Friday the California company registered what it believes is the fastest eVTOL test flight in history, hitting a true airspeed of 205 mph (330 km/h).Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: Joby Aviation, eVTOL, Air Taxis, World's Fastest, Electric Aircraft is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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