Better batteries are fueling a surge of electric scooters in India and China

GreenBiz

But for electric vehicles to become mass market products, batteries need to improve. e-scooters Transportation & Mobility

The Turboant X7 Electric Scooter Is An Affordable Last Mile Option For Commuters On The Go

CleanTechnica

In the world of electric scooters, the market is still very much in flux. The first round of e-scooters brought a glimpse of the promise of micromobility to the masses, but with many of the early products failing to hold up to the rigors of daily use. Clean Transport Motorcycles + Scooters black friday e-scooter Last Mile Turboant X7

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Interviewing Etergo’s CEO: What The Ola Electric Acquisition Means For Etergo, Consumers, & Investors

CleanTechnica

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Marlio Escobar Converts Vintage Motorcycles Into Custom Electric Motorcycles

CleanTechnica

Batteries Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Interviews Motorcycles + Scooters batteries DIY electric motorcycles motorcycles Range anxiety vintage electric motorcyclesMarlio Escobar wanted an electric motorcycle, but not an ugly, expensive one.

Electric Motorcycle Webinar, Hosted by Forth & CleanTechnica on August 19

CleanTechnica

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Fika Mobility Wants To Jumpstart The Kenyan Electric Motorcycle Market With Battery Swap Model

CleanTechnica

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The Waiting List For Rwanda’s Ampersand Electric Motorcycles Is Now At 7000!

CleanTechnica

Rwanda-based Ampersand wants to help all these motorcycle riders switch to electric and help them save money and the environment at the same time. Ampersand’s CEO Josh Whale gives us an update on Ampersand's progress in Rwanda.

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Ride The Lightning: A Conversation With Zero Motorcycles

CleanTechnica

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Piaggio Launches Electric Ape w/ Battery Swap Tech

CleanTechnica

The Piaggio Ape (that's "app-eh," not "ape") E-City will feature a long flat battery mounted low in the chassis. That's because the heavy battery will help naturally lower the E-City's center of gravity. Clean Transport Electric Vehicles Mass Transit / Public Transit Motorcycles + Scooters ape electric ape electric tuk tuk EVs India Piaggio tuk tuk vespaThat design will help the three-wheeler to maximize interior cargo volume while also aiding in dynamic handling.

On-Road & Off-Road — The Daymak Beast 2.0 Is Appealing

CleanTechnica

Batteries Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Bikes Electric Vehicles EV Charging Green Economy Lighting Lithium-Ion Batteries Motorcycles + Scooters Daymak Beast Daymak Beast 2 Daymak Beast 2.0 electric off road vehicle electric scootersAre you an adventurer who loves it all? Busy urban streets and. winding, hidden country roads. This may be the perfect solo getaway vehicles. The Daymak Beast 2.0

iPhone Charging Index Shows Potential Of Liquidstar?s Platform For Wireless Grids & The Beauty of Vehicle-to-Grid Tech

CleanTechnica

By taking out the expensive bits (the powerlines and power reticulation systems), Liquidstar’s ‘wireless’ battery-powered sustainable ecosystems aim to solve energy access challenges for some of the powerless 1.1 Liquidstar wants to revolutionize the off-grid electricity market with its Decentralized Autonomous Utility (DAU) platform.

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It’s All In The Numbers! A Deep Dive Into ICE Motorcycle Fleet Data Convinces Kimosop & Co-Founder Steve To Start Ecobodaa Kenya

CleanTechnica

Motorcycle taxis are the most preferred mode of last-mile connectivity in East Africa. Unfortunately, motorcycle taxis in Africa's urban cities are one of the main sources of pollution and chaos on the roads.

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A Tale Of Two Oil States: Norway & Alberta, Canada

CleanTechnica

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Benefits of Buying an Electric Scooter

GreenTech Gazette

But what about electric-powered scooters? While gasoline or diesel fueled motorbikes and scooters are still a choice, and we still see so many of them around, there is more of an interest in electric scooters than there ever has been. It can cost pennies to recharge a scooter.

Electronia Brings Energica Electric Super Bikes To South Africa, Targets More Countries Across The Continent 

CleanTechnica

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Strong E-Mobility Focus At The Recent Lake Basin Region Innovation & Investment Week In Kisumu

CleanTechnica

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China ? Cleantech ? May 2020

CleanTechnica

Welcome to the next issue of China x Cleantech. For our full China × Cleantech history, stroll over to the “Future Trends” section of our website.

A Clear Solution For Cleaner Air

CleanTechnica

Air Quality Clean Transport Consumer Technology Electric Bikes Electric Cars Electric Vehicles Energy Efficiency Health Lithium-Ion Batteries Policy & Politics Science Aclima air quality data California co2 emissions electric scooters electric transportation google-earth Micromobility scoot united states US Waste ReductionCalifornians love to be outside.

E-scooters: 'Fine balance' needed to ensure green benefits, research finds

Business Green

By replacing short car journeys e-scooters can cut CO2 by up to 90 per cent, but robust regulation needed, Cenex warns. E-scooters are seen as a low carbon form of travel that can help reduce congestion and improve city-centre journey times.

Unfavorable times for the electric scooter industry

AGreenLiving

Once billed as an environmentally-friendly and enterprising venture, the electric scooter-sharing micromobility business has not lived up to the promising hype but is now looking dismal. Could this be the end for e-scooters? By commuting via e-scooters, it was hoped they would reduce traffic volume, promote zero-carbon transport and improve air quality by mitigating pollution. Related: We love electric scooters — but is the Bird trend actually bad for the environment?

Leading e-scooter firms team up to launch sector sustainability standards

Business Green

Europe's largest e-scooter firms have set out a series of joint sustainability commitments aimed at keeping the rapidly growing e-scooter industry's waste and carbon emissions in check.

Better batteries are fueling a surge of electric scooters in India and China

AGreenLiving

But for electric vehicles to become mass market products, batteries need to improve. Read more: Better batteries are fueling a surge of electric scooters in India and China. Business Eco Green a-virtually-free batteries-need cities climate change electric car even-if-the expand-the- get-backup ups

July Cleantech Roundup: Cheap Solar, Scooter Funding, fuel from manure, and More!

Clean Energy Trust

Link Scooter companies continue to receive large investments , with European companies Wind and Dott both raising at least $30 million in Series A rounds. If you were wondering, scooters are not going away. Both companies point to their scooter hardware as a competitive advantage. while the first scooters deployed by scooter companies were ricketty, they’ve come a long way in a short time period. scooters perspective climate-change solar cng

Battery Researchers Look to Artificial Intelligence to Slash Recharging Times

GreenTechMedia

The battery sector is turning to artificial intelligence for clues on how to improve recharging rates without increasing the degradation of lithium-ion batteries. Last month, a team from Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Toyota Research Institute published findings from battery testing aimed at cutting electric vehicle charging times down to 10 minutes. It’s an expensive bottleneck in battery research.”

NorthVolt’s Battle Plan to Win the Upcoming Battery-Wars

Mr. Sustainability

An introduction to the battery company NorthVolt and its strategy Summary - NortVolt, led by Tesla-Veteran Peter Carlsson, is building the very first European battery gigafactory. What is NorthVolt’s strategy to create a European battery power basis?

SomEV Brings Electric Micromobility ‘To the People’ with Swappable, Leased Batteries

Greentown Labs

We had often wondered why two battery engineers who are really passionate about climate change and really passionate about EVs didn’t own an EV,” George says. “We Micromobility vehicles—such as e-bikes, e-scooters, and e-mopeds—are well positioned to replace many of our daily, local car trips. SomEV further reduces the cost barrier through its unique model—one where you can buy your vehicle but lease your battery for $20 per month. Leasing your battery has many advantages.

Mercedes-Benz releases lightweight yet powerful eScooter

AGreenLiving

Most recently, this is evidenced by the newly released eScooter, a zero-emissions scooter that is light, foldable and portable to help cover the miles between the parking garage or bus stop and the final destination without contributing to air pollution. Ah battery offers an impressive range of up to 25 kilometers without a recharge. Green a-classic-bell a-foot-break a-space-with a-tree-farmer electric vehicle escooter flash-forest green transportation miles office project scooter

May Cleantech Roundup: COVID & EVs | Enormous Storage Investments | Scooter Consolidation |…

Clean Energy Trust

May Cleantech Roundup: COVID & EVs | Enormous Storage Investments | Scooter Consolidation | Insanely Cheap Solar Clean Energy Trust’s cleantech roundup highlights interesting cleantech news and perspective, across industry, technology, policy, and investing. Link A gigantic battery procurement is underway in California. Southern Cal Edison is contracting for 770 megawatts of battery storage for 2021.

August Cleantech Roundup: Energy Storage is Growing, Cleantech Startup are Fundraising, and…

Clean Energy Trust

August Cleantech Roundup: Energy Storage is Growing, Cleantech Startup are Fundraising, and Scooters are Driving Themselves Clean Energy Trust’s cleantech roundup highlights interesting cleantech news and perspective, across industry, technology policy, and investing. Of Note Batteries. Lots of Batteries. Credit: EDF Recent analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance has a lot of new data on battery storage. Link If the Scooter Rides Itself, What Am I Here For?

The top 25 most sustainable fleets

GreenBiz

Thanks to converging forces — including supportive policies, dropping battery costs and aggressive climate goals — transportation leaders at large and small organizations are increasingly turning to new zero-emission and low-carbon options that decarbonize fleets and in some cases save money.

Triumph Motorcycles revs up its first e-bike

Business Green

The iconic British motorcycle manufacturer this week unveiled the Trekker GT e-bike, which boasts a 504Wh battery that delivers a range of roughly 150km per charge. As lockdown lifts, many academics and planners have urged policymakers in the UK to emulate other European countries and embrace e-bikes and e-scooters as a low-carbon form of mass-transport for the socially-distanced era. Iconic British motorcycle manufacturer enters e-mobility market with launch of new Trekker GT.

Harley-Davidson Stands Behind Electric Motorcycle Bet Despite COVID-19 Headwinds

GreenTechMedia

Mopeds and scooters leading the electric charge. Bloomberg New Energy Finance says that roughly 60 percent of two-wheelers in China were battery-based in 2019. The global share is about 30 percent, but it's mostly mopeds and scooters, said Nick Albanese, BNEF's head of new mobility research. Mopeds and scooters are hardly status symbols, and economic considerations are one of the prime motivations for their purchase.

'On the cusp of a transport revolution': Green mobility projects secure £90m funding boost

Business Green

Government also seeks views on 'biggest shake up of transport laws in a generation' to harness emerging green transport technologies such as electric scooters. In addition, the DfT today launched a call for evidence on how to integrate burgeoning green transport technologies - such as electric scooters and mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) projects - onto UK roads, promising the "biggest shake up of transport laws in a generation".

Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030

GreenBiz

In addition, Lyft operates bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters in certain regions and integrates its app with public transit data. . While EVs can be cheaper to operate, compared to gasoline costs, high battery costs still can make many EVs more expensive than traditional cars. Lyft plans to electrify all of its cars by 2030. Katie Fehrenbacher. Wed, 06/17/2020 - 10:00.

Lime hopes to speed towards net zero with new science-based 2030 goal

Business Green

Electric bike and scooter company Lime has unveiled plans to achieve net zero emissions across its business and value chain by 2030 by transitioning its operations to clean energy, investing in sustainable manufacturing and technologies, and switching its operations fleet to electric vehicles (EVs).

'On the cusp of a transport revolution': Green mobility projects secure £90m funding

Business Green

Government also seeks views on 'biggest shake up of transport laws in a generation' to harness emerging green transport technologies such as electric scooters. In addition, the DfT today launched a call for evidence on how to integrate burgeoning green transport technologies - such as electric scooters and mobility-as-a-service (MaaS) projects - onto UK roads, promising the "biggest shake up of transport laws in a generation".

Future of travel: Government seeks views on rural role for green transport innovation

Business Green

The government, which kicked off year-long trials of rental e-scooters this summer, confirmed it would "continue to engage with stakeholders on regulatory proposals" for the zero emission vehicles.

Hydrogen vehicle start-up Riversimple revs up £150m funding round

Business Green

The company intends to operate a 'mobility as a service' business model favoured by mobility giants such as Uber and Lyft and some e-scooter providers.

Low emission broadband installations: Sky adds 151 smart plug-in hybrid vans to engineering fleet

Business Green

Electric delivery vans and other heavier-duty commercial vehicles have historically trailed behind smaller vehicles, such as passenger cars and scooters, in terms of technological and commercial readiness.

2019 in review: Top 3 corporate sustainability trends

EDF + Business

On top of that, more mobility-as-a-service companies (think Lyft, Uber, Bird) began assessing the cradle-to-cradle impact of their vehicles, including scooters. Case in point: Last year, ridesharing company Lyft launched a bikes and scooters division as part of its sustainability efforts. By Daniel Hill This blog is a follow up to an earlier blog published: Top 3 Trends in Corporate Sustainability for 2019.