transportation

Sweden offers a 25% subsidy for electric bike purchases

For the next 3 years, residents of Sweden are getting a serious incentive to get on an e-bike, as the country is setting aside about €35 million per year to subsidize their purchase.

59,000 plug-in cars sold in China last month

That’s 80% more than September 2016.

Stockholm’s new bike share will offer 5,000 electric bikes & cost just $33 per year

The new City Bike program will also feature a ‘bring your own battery’ scheme, leaving the charging to the rider.

Europe’s largest oil company buys Europe’s largest electric vehicle charging network

As electric vehicles begin to threaten market share, expect to see more such announcements in the future.

This retro-look electric cruiser bike offers vintage style, but no carrying capacity

The recent flush of electric bikes that hide high-tech drive systems in old-school style may not go very far in replacing a car, but they might help get more people on bicycles.

Is Uber killing transit?

A new study from UC Davis raises some serious concerns.

Drop-in electric bike conversion kit employs a friction drive & has a 30-mile range

EAZY Bike aims to make it simple and affordable to convert a bicycle to an e-bike with its 5-pound ‘instant’ $160 system.

Retrofit an electric drive system on any bike with bimoz

The electric bike conversion market is about to see a new entry in the form of a mid-drive unit from a company that just raised close to $1 million in crowdfunding.

New study of Toronto bike lanes shows they are good for business and safety

Business went up and crashes went down; it seems like a win all round.

How to set up a public electric vehicle charging station, the high-end hotel edition

Part of Tesla’s destination charging network, The Mayton Inn confirms how uncomplicated hosting a charging station can be.