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Yamaha Confirms Electric E01 Scooter With Patent Filing

Yamaha filed for a patent for their E01 electric scooter, the same one that was shown at the Tokyo Motor Show trade show as a concept bike in 2019. The patent they filed and the trademarking of the name E01 shows that they didn't just make…

France May Offer Citizens $3000 Car Trade-in For E-bikes

France is looking to subsidize e-bike purchases by up to €2,500 ($2950) per rider, with one caveat; The rider must turn in a gas-powered car. This is part of France's drive to lower emissions to 40% of what they were in 1990 by 2030. It…

Electric Vespa Scooter Upgrade

An Irish mechanic based in London has developed a kit to transform classic Italian scooters into clean-riding electric machines. What started as a project to get around daily fees in London's Ultra Low Emission Zones has become a full-blown…

Italy’s Red Cross Gets E-Bikes

The Italian FIVE GROUP (Fabbrica Italiana Veicoli Elettrici) has started the delivery of the electric assisted bicycles commissioned by the Italian Red Cross which for the last year has been carrying out a project called "Tempo della…

New “Massless” Structural Battery Technology

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology have come up with a new battery concept. It contains carbon fiber that serves simultaneously as a load-bearing material, conductor and electrode.  They call it "massless", because the…

What To Do With Used E-bike Batteries

As more of the world gets going with electric bicycles, electric cars, and other EVs, the question often comes up about what will happen to the lithium-ion batteries when they no longer hold enough charge to be useful in that particular…

Energica Gets A Financial Boost From Ideanomics

Energica Motor Company S.p.A. ("Energica") announces that today it has signed an investment agreement with Ideanomics, Inc. Ideanomics is a global company with a headquarters in the U.S., and has been investing heavily in the EV space. With…

How To Get An Electric Scooter To Go 150 MPH!

Maybe you've ridden an electric scooter, but most of them are electronically limited to 30 mph or less. This NUI MQi GT scooter normally is, but JT Holmes, a Hollywood stuntman, got one to go 5 times that speed with no modifications. He…

Paul Brodie’s Storied eBee Electric Bike Build

Famed bicycle designer Paul Brodie originally made this e-bike in 2012 for the NAHBS (North American Handbuilt Bike Show). He built it, start to finish, in 90 days. Check out some of the things that have happened since then with the bike.…

2020 ZERO MOTORCYCLES SR/S FIRST LOOK VIDEO

We offer our first impressions on the beautiful and impressive Zero Motorcycles SR/S electric motorcycle in advance of our full review in the August 2020 issue of Electric Bike Action. www.zeromotocycles.com