Nio’s auto stations have now swapped out 500,000 EV batteries

We’re no strangers to being able to remove a battery unit from an ebike for charging indoors, and even if you move up the electric vehicle ladder to an electric scooter, you may be lucky enough to be able to swap out a dead pack for a fresh one. But th… Continue reading Nio’s auto stations have now swapped out 500,000 EV batteries

Ultra-high voltage transistors aim to boost EV range and efficiency

A University at Buffalo team has proposed a new form of power MOSFET transistor that can handle incredibly high voltages with minimal thickness, heralding an efficiency increase in the power electronics of electric vehicles.Continue ReadingCategory: El… Continue reading Ultra-high voltage transistors aim to boost EV range and efficiency

The Arcfox GT: China’s 1,600-horsepower all-electric hypercar

At last year’s Geneva Auto Show, we caught our first glimpse of the extraordinary Arcfox GT, a Chinese electric hypercar with a monstrous power output that puts it right up there among the world’s most powerful cars. We didn’t, however, get a chance to… Continue reading The Arcfox GT: China’s 1,600-horsepower all-electric hypercar

Segway-Ninebot kickstarts Air T15 electric kickscooter

Earlier this year, Segway-Ninebot revealed a bunch of electric mobility products, most notably the S-Pod armchair on wheels. A stylish electric kickscooter was also showcased, and now it has been launched on Kickstarter.Continue ReadingCategory: Urban … Continue reading Segway-Ninebot kickstarts Air T15 electric kickscooter

Electric Hummer redux strips off its roof panels in latest tease

The GMC Hummer EV was originally scheduled to debut on Wednesday, but that plan became a victim of the COVID-19 pandemic. GM didn’t let the date slip by without putting a little focus on the e-Hummer, though. The latest quick glimpse shows that Hummer … Continue reading Electric Hummer redux strips off its roof panels in latest tease

Fleet of teleoperated e-scooters ready to ride in Georgia

As folks start to slowly emerge from pandemic lockdown and return to work, many are on the lookout for public transport alternatives. A scheme launched in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, aims to make it easier to ride an electric scooter by having it roll … Continue reading Fleet of teleoperated e-scooters ready to ride in Georgia

Tokyo Fire Dept adds Japan’s first electric ambulance to its fleet

The Ikebukuro branch of the Tokyo Fire Department now has an electric ambulance in its fleet of vehicles thanks to a partnership with Nissan, and is based on the NV400 van currently on sale in Europe.Continue ReadingCategory: Automotive, TransportTags:… Continue reading Tokyo Fire Dept adds Japan’s first electric ambulance to its fleet

AKO Trike aiming for over 300 km of electric range

Lithuanian startup AKO Trike has revealed its second electric three-wheeler prototype, along with renders of how the finished model is expected to look. As well as leaning into the curves, the two-person reverse trike will roll for more than 300 km (18… Continue reading AKO Trike aiming for over 300 km of electric range

Lightning Systems launches mobile charger for out of juice fleet EVs

Most drivers of electric vehicles will keep a weather eye on remaining range to make sure that they don’t run out of juice while on the move. But if that does happen, they can’t just walk to the nearest refueling point for a can full of charge. This is… Continue reading Lightning Systems launches mobile charger for out of juice fleet EVs

Scalable wireless charging system could power EVs on the move

When the Tesla Roadster went into production in 2008, drivers were promised over 210 miles of per charge range. Just over a decade later and the upcoming version almost triples that. But even if you could afford the eye-watering asking price, you’re st… Continue reading Scalable wireless charging system could power EVs on the move