Brushed-aluminum 2021 Tarform Luna electric motorcycle on a beach
2 Wheels

The Tarform Luna Electric Motorcycle Goes All in on Sustainability

Battery-powered bikes, like other EVs, have benefits besides high performance. However, although electric motorcycles do generate fewer emissions, not all of their building materials are necessarily as kind to the planet. And for many potential owners, there’s always the question of, not just battery range, but battery longevity. Brooklyn-based Tarform’s Luna, though, is trying to …

2021 Ford F-150 driving up steep mountain road
Trucks & SUVs

Where’s the Electric Ford F-150?

On the outside, the 2021 F-150 may not look terribly different from the previous-gen pickup. But Ford’s best-selling truck, and arguably most important vehicle, has quite a few updates both inside and out. That includes a new hybrid powertrain. However, as impressive as that is, where’s the electric Ford F-150? Does the 2021 Ford F-150 …

Young men ride Segway two-wheeled personal transporters
2 Wheels

The Segway Personal Transport Scooter Has Met its End

Segway will discontinue its original electric Segway PT, a personal transport device, or scooter on two wheels. According to a Reuters report, the once-popular, self-leveling, mobility device will roll off the production line for the last time July 15th. Segway does, however, manufacture other scooters and mobility options.  The Segway PT scooter still appears on …

The Triumph E-Trekker GT stands alone before a concrete wall
2 Wheels

Did You Know That Triumph Makes Electric Bicycles?

Many may recall the name Triumph from the past. Although the British manufacturer of small sportscars stopped selling its cars decades ago in the United States, the Triumph name has also been used in conjunction with Motorcycles. Just recently, however, Triumph branched out and included electric bicycles to its product portfolio. Bicycles and Sewing machines? …

A white Model Y sits in a display
Hybrids & Electrics

Tesla Model Y Teardown Foam Failure

Tesla has taken a lot of heat for being unconventional. Regardless of what pundits say about the company’s approach to the automotive market, however, no one can argue that the company is a failure. Instead, Tesla has successfully marketed, introduced, produced, and sold new electric models after new electric models. It has also created legions of followers along the way. …

The front end of a white 2020 VW Atlas SUV
Tips, Tricks & Trends

VW and Ford Alliance Strengthens, Future Merger Possible?

Many may not remember this, but back in January 2019, Volkswagen and Ford made an alliance to work together on commercial vehicles. Just a few months later, in July 2019, they agreed to work together also on battery and self-driving technology development. Just Thursday, the relationship between the manufacturers tightened even more as a new announcement surfaced from VW. Scratching …

A blue Rivian R1T pickup on a forest road
Hybrids & Electrics

Hercules Alpha Electric Pickup, What We Know

The electric vehicle market is heating up. New all-electric pickups are being promised by many companies, eleven at last count. A few of the pickups look like good, legit efforts. Others seem questionable. So, let’s take a look at one of these new electric contenders, The Hercules Alpha. The Contenders The electric segment of the …

Rear view of Lucid Air
Hybrids & Electrics

Has the Lucid Air Evaporated?

Due in large part to the cancellation of the New York Auto Show, Lucid Motors, an electric vehicle company headquartered in California, did not make the global debut of its Lucid Air, its first production vehicle, as planned in April. In February, it gave a sneak peek in the Silicon Valley for reservations purchasers before …

A plug going into an electric car
Hybrids & Electrics

Maxus V Electric Pickup to Launch This Year

China is a large and populous nation. Accordingly, it has a large automotive industry. Many of the companies in that area have names that may not be familiar to many here in the United States. For example, one of the largest automotive manufacturers over there is SAIC, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation. That company has announced work …

Hyundai Nexo Police Car
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Hyundai Kona Electric Police Car?

Police forces around the world are increasingly looking at becoming greener. But, they also do not want to sacrifice requirements they already have to do so. So, in addition to adding solar panels to their buildings, and improving recycling programs, a lot of the world’s precincts are identifying their choice of squad cars as a possible …

Nissan Ambulance in Dublin
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Nissan Deploys Its First Electric Ambulance But How Does It Measure Up?

On Monday, Nissan announced that it deployed its first zero-emission electric ambulance. It was created for service with the Tokyo Fire Department. It is good to see fleet services slowly switching over to alternative forms of motivation. But, how does this new Nissan ambulance measure up to traditional ambulances in the United States? RELATED: 8 Electric Cars You Can Buy For …

2020 Cake Kalk& electric motorcycle
2 Wheels

Cake’s Electric Motorcycles Are Perfect for Minimalist Fun

Little noise and ease of maintenance are just some of the benefits electric motorcycles provide. Kawasaki’s manual-equipped prototype aside, these bikes make riding very approachable even for newbies. And they’re genuinely quick—faster than some electric cars. However, there are only a few truly affordable electric motorcycles. The LiveWire, for instance, maybe an excellent bike, but …

Tesla Model 3
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Tesla Exhaust Systems Are Real

The attraction to Tesla vehicles is that they are electric vehicles. As such, they do not need or have an exhaust system. But, lifelong automotive enthusiasts may that purchase them may still end up missing the warble of a throaty exhaust note. Now, there is a solution for the silent Tesla. RELATED: Does the Tesla Model 3 Make for a …

2020 KTM Freeride E-XC
2 Wheels

What’s so Great About Electric Dirt Bikes?

Sometimes modern upgrades have their pros and cons. Blowing full steam ahead doesn’t always come without its set backs and hiccups. Some game changing innovations are difficult to get used to –– or even come around to at all. It’s the time old tale of change. It doesn’t typically come easy. As we move from …

Electric GMC Hummer
Hybrids & Electrics

Hummer Reveal Date Delayed

Some of you may recall a commercial during the Superbowl in February announcing the return of Hummer in an all-electric form. What has trickled out since then is that Hummer will be a vehicle or two under the GMC umbrella. Now we have word that the reveal of the first vehicle, originally scheduled for May, 20th has been delayed. COVID-19 Delays and cancellations …

Ford Mustang Electric Cobra Jet 1400
Hybrids & Electrics

There’s a 1400-Hp Ford Mustang Drag Racer–And It’s Electric

All 3 of the American muscle car makers—Dodge, Ford, and Chevrolet—have created high-power drag strip racers. One, the 840-hp Dodge Demon, was even street-legal, though the 1000-hp Hellephant V8 is understandably not. Although, some of the fastest cars at the drag strip aren’t gasoline-powered, but electric. Some have even transplanted EV drivetrains under classic muscle …

Triton Model H
Hybrids & Electrics

The 8-Seat, 700-Mile Triton Model H Electric SUV Sounds Almost Too Good to Be True

For the majority of potential electric SUV owners, 200-300 miles of range should be sufficient for daily driving. Nevertheless, as with ICE SUV owners, electric SUV drivers will likely use them at least occasionally for long-distance rides and/or towing. And once outside the city, fast chargers are still relatively sparse. That’s why something like Blink’s …

2022 Fisker Ocean
Hybrids & Electrics

Fisker Ocean Gets Extreme Off-Road Package

Fisker is expected to have copies of its Ocean SUV on the streets in 2022. Between now and then, expect to have more information being revealed about the vehicle to raise public awareness. To that end, yesterday, both Henrik Fisker and Fisker, Inc released on their respective Twitter accounts information about a new trim package …

Audi e-tron Sportback full electric luxury crossover SUV car on display at Brussels Expo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Truth About Regenerative Braking

In 1967, the Amitron concept debuted regenerative braking to the masses. This square three-seater was the first vehicle the use the kinetic energy of its commute to power its motor. Although the Amitron didn’t ever make it to production, the technology lived on. Regenerative braking is now in nearly every forerunning electric vehicle on the …