Delhi startup develops air-purifying motorcycle helmet

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Emissions Health India Market BackgroundAn anti-pollution helmet developed by a Delhi-based startup can help 2-wheeler riders breathe cleaner air. The helmet developed by Shellios Technolabs has a Bluetooth-enabled app that lets the rider know when the helmet requires cleaning.

Enevate and Lightning Motorcycles partner to commercialize extreme fast charging battery for electric motorcycle

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Enevate, a developer of a silicon-dominant composite anode material and high energy density batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and other markets ( earlier post ), has partnered with Lightning Motorcycles to equip Lightning’s Strike Carbon motorcycle with Enevate’s EV-sized extreme fast charge advanced lithium-ion cells. As part of product validation, Lightning integrated a 24-kWh battery pack with Enevate technology into the Strike Carbon e-motorcycle.


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Volta Trucks and Cake Electric motorcycles partner to provide electric mobile micro hub for last-mile delivery

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Volta Trucks , the full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, and Cake , the Swedish maker of premium lightweight, electric motorcycles, are collaborating to decarbonize and decongest last mile deliveries, while also improving service to end customers.

Mayor of London expanding Ultra Low Emission Zone London-wide; new £110M scrappage scheme

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The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) ( earlier post ) London-wide. The expansion will come into effect on 29 August 2023 and will operate across all London boroughs up to the existing Low Emission Zone boundary for large and heavy vehicles.

NawaRacer hybrid electric motorcycle revealed 

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NawaRacer hybrid electric motorcycle revealed . Nawa Technologies has revealed a zero-emission motorcycle NAWA Racer a hybrid electric motorcycle. The company said that it will unveil a zero-emission motorcycle in the coming months and it will be the production model.

IDTechEx: Sales of electric motorcycles in Europe grew 50% y-o-y in 2020

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IDTechEx expects electric motorcycle sales in Europe to have grown at least 50% year-on-year in 2020, building on the momentum of recent years. Growth is also being boosted by consumer awareness and acceptance in Europe of the benefits of electric motorcycles.

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Yadea Helps Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions by 30 Million Tons

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Ltd. (“Yadea”, 01585.HK), a leading electric two-wheel vehicle brand, has revealed that the cumulative sales from its electric motorcycles, electric mopeds, electric bikes and electric kick scooters have helped cut carbon dioxide emissions by 32.4

Feature: Should You Drive a Car or a Motorcycle?

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If you are wondering for yourself whether you should drive a car or ride a motorcycle, there are many things that you will want to bear in mind along the way. You can go for fuel economy or even zero emissions. But there are zero emission two-wheel options as well.

Opibus raises $7.5M to mass-produce electric buses & motorcycles

Electric Vehicles India

to mass-produce electric buses & motorcycles. The funding raised by the company will be used to scale its operations in electric motorcycle and bus manufacturing in Africa. to mass-produce electric buses & motorcycles appeared first on Promoting Eco Friendly Travel.

Jawa Motor electric motorcycle to launch in 2022 

Electric Vehicles India

Jawa Motor electric motorcycle to launch in 2022 . With more and more electric two-wheelers launch in India here comes another electric two-wheeler launch update, the Jawa Motorcycles is planning to launch an all-electric bike in 2022.

Uber partners with Opibus to deploy up to 3,000 electric motorcycles in Africa by 2022


As part of the agreement, Opibus will provide 3,000 of its unique electric motorcycles to support Uber’s growing demand for emissions-free drivers across the continent.

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Kollter ES1 review: I tested North America’s first affordable highway-capable electric motorcycle


I’m a huge proponent of electric motorcycles, which offer all the thrill of gas bikes yet without the emissions, maintenance, or generally associated ownership headaches.

NGen Canada awarding $76M to 15 zero-emission vehicle projects

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In 2021, Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen) launched a call for proposals to support R&D projects for zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) manufacturing, systems, components, and batteries in Canada. Damon Motors will construct a 110,000 sq ft cleantech EV manufacturing center for Damon’s flagship HyperSport and HyperFighter all electric smart motorcycles.

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Survey finds 37% of commuters in London have already changed usual mode of transport due to ULEZ; 141% increase in use of motorcycles

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Most vehicles, including cars, vans, motorcycles and scooters, will need to meet new, tighter exhaust emission standards or pay a daily charge to travel within the area of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), which comes into effect today. The city could see a 141% increase in the use of motorcycles (mopeds, scooters and motorcycles) travelling through the ULEZ as residents opt for low-emission models. Behavior Emissions Regulations Surveys

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Honda studying collaboration with Grab for motorcycle sharing services in Southeast Asia

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to begin discussion toward collaboration in the area of motorcycle sharing services in Southeast Asia. Grab provides ride-hailing platform through which users share and utilize automobiles and motorcycles. Within this trend, signs of the oncoming structural change which will shift emphasis from “ownership” to “shared use” of products has become increasingly visible in the motorcycle market in Southeast Asia as well. Honda Motor Co.,

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Honda Motorcycle is all set to foray into EV segment next year 

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Honda Motorcycle is all set to foray into EV segment next year . Honda Motorcycle a leading and well-known two-wheeler manufacturer and Scooter India (HMSI) is all set to launch its first electric product in India in the next financial year.

Nissan Leaf progress, fast electric motorcycle charging, Audi plug-ins: Today's Car News

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Electric motorcycle maker Zero has a novel way to get faster charging and longer trips on an electric bike. And German prosecutors fined BMW for its diesel emissions—but it. Daimler Zero MotorcyclesAudi plans to introduce four new plug-in hybrids at next week's Geneva auto show. A drive in the Nissan Leaf Plus reveals how far electric cars have come in nine years.

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Harleys with no emission controls: a much bigger problem than you know?

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Like cars, new motorcycles leave the factory with emissions-control equipment that radically reduce the volume of various pollutants released through their exhaust. Those emission-control systems are only effective if they remain unmolested. However, a subset of both car and motorcycle owners sometimes interfere with that equipment when modifying. emissions motorcycles Harley-Davidson Exhaust

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Ricardo collaborates with EXNOVO to launch full motorcycle and scooter product development capability

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Ricardo and Italy-based EXNOVO, a leading vehicle design house, recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on motorcycle and scooter product development. Under the agreement, Ricardo will be able to offer an exclusive, combined service, providing a fully comprehensive range of motorcycle and scooter design, engineering and development capabilities up to and including turn-key concept to production implementation programs.

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Harley-Davidson actually sold emission defeat devices itself; will pay $12 million fine

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It seems Volkswagen isn't the only vehicle manufacturer that has tried to circumvent emissions regulations. Harley-Davidson sold customers illegal "defeat devices" that allowed motorcycles to produce higher levels of emissions than indicated in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications, according to the U.S. emissions motorcycles EPA Harley-Davidson

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Japan Post and Honda to collaborate on using electric motorcycles for postal deliveries

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began discussions and signed a memorandum of understanding concerning the development and use of electric motorcycles for postal deliveries; these will serve as an alternative to the current gasoline-powered delivery motorcycles. During the past approximately half century, Japan Post and Honda have built a cooperative relationship through the development and operation of delivery motorcycles. Japan Post Co., and Honda Motor Co.

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1,000-cycle Lithium-Sulfur Battery, Aussie e-Motorcycle Pioneer Savic Allows Riders to Build their Own eBike, BYD

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The post 1,000-cycle Lithium-Sulfur Battery, Aussie e-Motorcycle Pioneer Savic Allows Riders to Build their Own eBike, BYD appeared first on EV Obsession.

The World’s Most Popular EVs Aren’t Cars, Trucks, or Motorcycles

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They're a way to potentially free up precious street space, provide alternatives to automobiles and reduce energy consumption and harmful emissions. When the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act last week, a lesser-recognized provision earmarked some $4.1

California Legislature Considering Bill Requiring Smog Testing for Motorcycles

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A bill under consideration in the California state legislature would require California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) to include Class III (280 cc or greater) model-year 2000 and newer motorcycles in the state’s smog check program beginning 1 January 2012. The measure is targeted at reducing tampering with the emissions control systems, which can result in higher emissions. However, ARB notes, tampering is a major concern for the on-road motorcycle fleet.

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Pike Research projects 138M electric motorcycles and scooters to be on the road worldwide by 2017

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According to a new report from Pike Research, the number of e-motorcycles and e-scooters on the road will increase from 17 million in 2011 to 138 million by 2017, the majority of which will be powered by lead-acid batteries. E-motorcycles and e-scooters are already used in significant numbers in China and other parts of Asia Pacific, due in large part to urbanization trends, and people in many countries are accustomed to using two-wheel vehicles as a primary mode of transportation.

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Motorcycles Are More Polluting Than Cars, New Device Shows

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When cable TV’s “MythBusters” program recently investigated the idea that emissions from motorcycles are gentler on the environment than emissions from cars, they burst the bubbles of eco-enthusiast motorcycle riders—and put a small New York company’s innovative emissions testing technology into the spotlight.

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World’s First Hybrid Battery-powered Electric Motorcycle to Be Revealed

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At the EICMA event, a fully electric motorcycle showing a revolutionary power train technology concept that makes use of ultracapacitors will be unveiled to the public. It is lightweight, fast and fun, perfect for an emission-free city commute that will put a smile on your face.

Honda boosts motorcycle fuel economy

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Honda’s efforts to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy go beyond its motor vehicles – they also stretch to its motorcycles, with the company developing new 700cc and 125cc engines with an accompanying second-generation Dual Clutch Transmission. Green cars Honda Latest news dual-clutch transmission Honda engines Honda motorcycles new Honda engines

2012 Brutus Electric Motorcycle Promises To Be Green, Mean

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Think about the names given to electric cars and electric motorcycles on the market today. Most, if not all, are a play on the concept of all-electric, zero tailpipe emissions travel. So when we heard about a team of engineers in Henderson, Nevada who were developing a new electric motorcycle called Brutus 2, we had to investigate.

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Electric Motorcycle Buyer's Guide, Most Efficient States, BMW i3 Electric-Car Reviews: Today's Car News

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Find a zero-emission bike with our 2015 electric motorcycle buyer''s guide, see how the BMW i3 stacks up against other electric cars, and find out which states have the most efficient cars and homes. Today''s news is all about comparisons. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The BMW i3 faces two other electric cars from Germany--the

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W2 Energy's air powered motorcycle engine promises clean motorcycling

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It runs on compressed air allowing them to claim zero emissions green transportation credibility. The engine is designed to power motorcycles or cars, and they Last week Canadian company W2 Energy announced the SteamRay air powered rotary engine.

Honda discloses estimates of annual greenhouse gas emissions related to its operations and customer use of products

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Honda GHG emissions by Scope. disclosed estimates of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to Honda including emissions from Honda’s global business operations and customer use of Honda motorcycles, automobiles and power products. The estimates of GHG emissions were calculated in conformity with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol—a guideline determined by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and the World Resources Institute for GHG accounting.

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UAI and EFC call EPA MOVES2014 emissions model treatment of ethanol “seriously flawed”; call for peer review

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Two organizations, the Urban Air Initiative (UAI) and the Energy Future Coalition (EFC), are asserting that the latest version of the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) MOtor Vehicle Emission Simulator ( MOVES ) modeling system for estimating emissions from mobile sources is “ seriously flawed ” with respect to its treatment of higher ethanol blends. Emissions increased because of the changes in the base fuel, not the ethanol. Emissions Regulations

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Why electric bikes may deserve purchase incentives too

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Europe Germany bicycle incentives Zero Emission Vehicle transportation policy electric motorcycles electric bikesIf plug-in electric cars and trucks receive purchase incentives from national and state governments, what about electric bicycles? That's just what a recent report from the European Cyclists Federation suggests. It recommends directing purchase incentives and infrastructure subsidies towards electrically assisted bicycles, known as e-bikes.

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BASF Catalysts doubles production capacity for mobile emissions catalysts in India

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BASF Catalysts India Private Limited inaugurated its new mobile emissions catalysts manufacturing site in India. The new plant produces a full range of catalyst solutions, including light duty, heavy duty and motorcycle emissions catalysts to meet growing market demand and customer technology needs. It will also help our customers meet increasingly stringent requirements such as the Indian government’s decision to advance from BS IV emissions norms to BS VI norms by 2020.

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New study of emissions and health impacts from EVs in China, including massive e-bike fleet

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A new study by researchers from the University of Tennessee, University of Minnesota, and Tsinghua University compares emissions (CO 2 , PM 2.5 , NO x , HC) and environmental health impacts (primary PM 2.5 ) from the use of conventional vehicles (CVs) and electric vehicles (EVs)—including electric cars, bicycles and light scooters—in 34 major cities in China. For EVs, combustion emissions occur where electricity is generated rather than where the vehicle is used.

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Honda announces global CO2 emissions reduction targets including 30% reduction for products

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In 2006, Honda set a goal to reduce global CO 2 emissions from use of its motorcycles, automobiles and power products by 10% by the end of 2010 compared to year 2000 levels. Honda has now set a goal to reduce CO 2 emissions from its global products by 30% by the end of 2020 compared to year 2000 levels. In 2010, the goal was attained by all products.

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Motorcycles could face smog testing

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Motorcycles in California could soon be included under the state’s smog checking programme if a bill is passed. The bill, authored by State Senator Fran Pavley would require California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair, along with the California Air Resources Board (ARB), to develop regulations by July 2, 2011, to incorporate motorcycles into the smog testing programme which is due to begin on January 1, 2012.

Peking University team develops method for modeling historical global black carbon emissions from motor vehicles with reduced uncertainty

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Geographical distributions of global BC emissions from motor vehicles in 1976 (A) and 2006 (B). Researchers at Peking University have developed a new methodology to model black carbon (BC) emissions from diesel and gasoline motor vehicles. The team’s review of the literature found 385 BC emissions factors for motor vehicles—excluding motorcycles and super-emitters—varying over 4 orders of magnitude.). Vehicle BC emission increased 6.8

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European Parliament, Council provisionally agree on new safety, emissions rules for L-category vehicles in EU

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Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) and European Council negotiators provisionally agreed to new rules for increased safety and decreased emissions from all L-category vehicles in the EU—i.e., As these vehicles account for 16% of accident deaths on Europe’s roads, even though they make up only 2% of road traffic, MEPs inserted more stringent safety requirements for them, as well as tougher emission targets.

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Honda announces emission targets

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After reaching its original goal to reduce CO2 emissions from its motorcycle, automobile and power products by 10 per cent compared to 2000 levels by the end of 2010, Honda has now announced a new CO2 emissions goal. Now it wants to reduce CO2 emissions from its global products by 30 per cent by the [.]. Green cars Honda Latest news co2 emissions Honda CO2 emission targets Honda emission targets

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EPA Awards $2M to Small Businesses to Develop Sustainable Technologies; Includes Biofuel, Emissions Reduction Projects

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Included in the 34 FY2010 SBIR Phase I awards are the following biofuel and emissions-reduction projects: Technology Specialists, “Thermochemical Biofuels Production from Biomass Waste Materials”, $70,000. The environmental benefits include reduced GHG emissions from on-road diesel vehicles, and converting waste materials into useful fuel products. Emissions Reduction for Two-Stroke Engines”, $70,000. Small particulate emissions, such as those that fall within the PM2.5

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Honda reveals greenhouse gas emission levels

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Ever wondered how high the levels of greenhouse gas emissions are from one of the world’s leading automotive makers? Japanese carmaker Honda (logo, pictured) has revealed estimates of its emissions across its entire business operations and customer use: covering its motorcycles, automobiles and power products. Global warming Green cars Green credentials Honda Latest news CO2 emissions green cars green credentials greenhouse gas emissions

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