Tarform Luna Cafe Racer electric motorcycle unveiled  

Electric Vehicles India

Tarform Luna Cafe Racer electric motorcycle unveiled . A Brooklyn, USA based electric mobility startup Tarform Motorcycles has recently unveiled a new electric motorcycle cafe racer version of Luna named ‘Racer Edition.’

Harley Davidson LiveWire One electric motorcycle to debut on July 8th

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Harley Davidson LiveWire One electric motorcycle to debut on July 8th. The most popular electric motorcycle Harley Davidson LiveWire One is likely to make a debut on July 8th. It is supposed to debut at the International Motorcycle Show at FivePoint Amphitheater Irvine.


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Foton Motor and motorcycle leader Piaggio Group partner on development of light commercial vehicles; EVs to come

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Foton Motor and Piaggio Group signed the agreement for a joint development project for new light-duty commercial vehicle products in Italy. The new four-wheel light-duty commercial vehicle products for the European market are based on the present mini-truck product platform of Foton Motor, inherit the advantages of Foton Motor’s mini-trucks in terms of product quality, driving/riding comfort, and fuel-economy.

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Visiting PURE EV factory | Startup Showcase | ETryst electric motorcycle first look

Plug In India

In future, there can be good sales for battery packs independently. ETryst Electric Motorcycle The high point of the visit was testing out their motorcycle - the ETryst. In conventional ICE motorcycles you have the tank which goes down on both sides of a central frame element.

Honda demonstrating car and motorcycle V2X communication at ITS World Congress 2012

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will participate in the 19 th World ITS Congress from 22–26 October 2012 with a demonstration of automobile and motorcycle V2X communication—how its vehicles can communicate both with each other and with road-side infrastructure to benefit road safety, the environment, driver comfort and convenience. Honda’s safety area will cover V2X communication for cars and motorcycles. Motorcycle Approaching Indication (MAI) Application. Honda Motor Co.,

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ExxonMobil predicts peak in light-duty vehicle liquid fuels ~2030, but ongoing role for oil in the mix

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At the same time, total miles traveled per year by cars, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and light trucks will increase about 60%, reaching about 14 trillion in 2040. As personal mobility increases, average new-car fuel economy (including SUVs and light trucks) will improve as well, rising from about 30 miles per gallon (7.83 Rising incomes will increase demand for personal mobility in the form of cars and motorcycles, the report projects.

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Studies indicate US population has fewer light duty vehicles and drives them less

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The findings from two recent studies by Dr. Michael Sivak at the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute together suggest that the US now has—per person, per driver, and per household—fewer light-duty vehicles and that they are driven less than a decade ago. Part 2: Use Of Light-Duty Vehicles ”, Sivak examined recent trends in distances driven by light-duty vehicles in the US fleet for the period from 1984 through 2011.

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BMW presents two concept electric two-wheelers at IAA Mobility: BMW i Vision AMBY and BMW Motorrad Vision AMBY

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BMW is presenting two concept electric two-wheelers at IAA Mobility: BMW i Vision AMBY , a high-speed pedelec and BMW Motorrad Vision AMBY, combining the benefits of a motorcycle with those of a bicycle.

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Volkswagen launches Over-the-Air Updates for all ID. models


Light – a light strip at the bottom of the windscreen that gives information that can prove intuitive support for energy-saving driving. Improved Image Processing for the multifunction camera, allowing it to recognize motorcycles and other road users.

Honda to show EV concept with AI emotion engine from joint project with Softbank

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At CES 2017, Honda will showcase what it calls a future technology path toward a redefined mobility experience. For example, Pepper is at ease when around known people, happy when praised, scared when the lights go down. KHI) announced it was moving forward with plans to develop next-generation motorcycles that have a personality and can grow along with the rider. Ltd, who will unveil a concept motorcycle demonstrating an application of the company’s robotics technology.

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BMW showcasing urban mobility connectivity applications at ITS World Congress

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These future routing options create a route based on adaptive traffic management that takes local traffic planning into account and enables you to have a smooth drive through the city with minimum impact on the environment. Traffic light assistant. The research project “traffic light assistant” involves the traffic lights communicating with vehicles. The lights transmit information about their switching sequences.

Jitendra EV Tech launched its new electric scooter JET 320

Electric Vehicles India

While we look for the JET 320 electric scooter features, it comes with a huge boot space of 24 ltr, LED parking lights with a powerful projector headlamp, LED tail lamp with indictors, 7-inch digital dark theme cluster and its body come with a sporty backrest.

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BMW Motorrad unveils its VISION NEXT 100 concept; electric and connected, augmented reality visor

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Motorcycling is about escaping from the everyday: the moment you straddle your bike, you are absolutely free. The black frame triangle of the BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 is a deliberate reference to the first ever BMW motorcycle, the R32, made in 1923. Being flexible, it allows the bike to be steered without the various joints found on today’s motorcycles.

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BMW Motorrad Develops C1-E Electric Study as Contribution to eSUM

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Nevertheless, findings from the project will find their way into other future developments in the field of single-track vehicles, said BMW. eSUM stands for European Safer Urban Motorcycling. It is a cooperation project between major urban European motorcycling centres and motorcycle manufacturers. One of BMW Motorrad’s major concerns over the last twenty years has been the improvement of motorcycle safety. BMW Motorrad concept C1-E. Click to enlarge.

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Navigant Research forecasts new EV global sales of > 346,000 units in 2014; 10 predictions for the year

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Electric motorcycles breakout. Sales of e-motorcycles have been increasing, but the market remains a tiny fraction of the e-bicycle and e-scooter market (5.2 million e-bicycles and e-scooters compared to about 30,000 e-motorcycles were estimated to have been sold in 2013 outside of China), Navigant says. Nonetheless, 2014 may be a breakout year for e-motorcycles. The result of all the factors is that 2014 could prove to be a significant year for the e-motorcycle.

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Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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At a press event in Tokyo to lay out his future vision and direction for the company, Honda Motor President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to make two-thirds of its overall unit sales from plug-in hybrid/hybrid vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles such as fuel cell vehicles and battery EVs by around 2030. The East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio will start producing the Acura MDX in 2017 as the second plant to produce light truck models in North America.

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Charley Boorman: myenergi HQ

My Energi

Our passion for creating a better future for both people and our planet has lead us to cross paths with TV adventurer and motorbike enthusiast Charley Boorman. The best electric motorcycles in the UK to buy now. Like all things Zero Motorcycles, form follows function.

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Remy and MotoCzysz Partner to Produce New Integrated Electric Drive System

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Future models will extend the D1g1tal Dr1ve range to include an even more powerful drive as well as a smaller, more compact option. MotoCzysz, an internationally recognized design and engineering firm and a leading innovator in the American motorcycle industry, now focuses primarily on electric drive systems and electric vehicles. The new D1g1tal Dr1ve system was originally designed to fit a motorcycle frame. Remy International, Inc.

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Los Angeles to lease 160 BEVs, 128 PHEVs as part of commitment to 50% EV purchases by 2017

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These leases will deliver on the pLAn’s commitment to ensure that 50% of the City’s annual light-duty vehicle purchases are EVs by 2017. These vehicles will be used for testing and research by LAPD technical experts to determine how this technology can support their future needs. The department has also already purchased 23 electric scooters and 3 electric motorcycles for use by patrol officers.

Mission Motors launches EV powertrain division targeting OEM sales across multiple vehicle platforms

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Mission Motors, developer of the high-performance Mission One PLE electric motorcycle, launched Mission Electric Vehicle Technology (MissionEVT), the company’s high-performance EV Powertrain Division, at the 2010 Specialty Equipment Marketing Association Show (SEMA) in Las Vegas. The modular MissionEVT systems can be scaled up for use in large trucks or down for innovative personal transportation solutions as well as for motorcycles and light-duty vehicles, the company says.

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Toyota unveils i-ROAD 3-wheeled electric personal mobility vehicle concept at Geneva

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This design also allows for a more car-like environment on board, with the potential for features such as lighting, heating, audio and Bluetooth to be provided. Toyota is paving the way for several types of eco car to co-exist in the future, by adapting its Hybrid Synergy Drive technology for use in plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs). i-ROAD concept showing Active Lean in action. Click to enlarge.

DOT to award $42M to New York, Wyoming and Tampa to pilot connected vehicle technologies

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There will be more information about future pilot deployments in the coming months. Today’s announcement is a big step forward for the future of how we move in this country, from our rural communities to our biggest cities. It has been a core mission of the Department to support promising new technologies, and through these types of smart investments we are opening the door to a safer and cleaner network and expanding how future generations travel.

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Shell, Gordon Murray and Osamu Goto to develop new ultra-compact ICE city car

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The car, intended to be a simple, practical global city car leveraging light-weight engineering, streamlining, and driveline efficiency, is scheduled to be unveiled in November 2015. There are some innovative developments being done by the car manufacturing industry on electric or hybrid vehicles, but we’re going to need a mixture of energy and vehicle technologies to help meet demand in the future.

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2015 VW Jetta to debut at New York Show; new EA288 diesel version already LEV3/Tier 3 compliant

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To conform to the current BIN5-ULEV2 emissions standard in the US, as well as the future LEV3/TIER3 standard, the Jetta is equipped with an emissions control system, including Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system (a diesel particulate filter with SCR coating) that is located near the engine. The radar sensor acquires both the position of stationary cars and motorcycles and those moving in the same direction as the vehicle. 2015 Jetta. Click to enlarge.

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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. bus: 50, motorcycle: 1, e-bike: 1. E-bikes outperform cars, motorcycles, and buses on most emission metrics.

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2014 Sprinter van for US standard with new 2.1L diesel; new driver assistance features

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When the sensors identify a car or motorcycle in the blind spot while the vehicle is on the move, a red warning signal appears in the exterior mirror on the respective side. When the camera detects vehicles or motorcycles travelling towards or ahead of the Sprinter, the high beam is automatically dipped to low beam. The camera system also responds to road lighting by deactivating high beam automatically— when passing through built-up areas, for example. 2014 Sprinter.

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California Energy Commission awards $9.6M to 8 projects on electric vehicles, natural gas and biofuels

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In 2007 the company developed Mission One, a high performance electric motorcycle. The company used that technology to create battery modules and motor control systems that will work in other electric motorcycles, scooters, cars, buses and even outdoor power equipment. If used in a motorcycle, the resulting powertrain will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by an estimated 72% and save 70 gallons of petroleum each year.

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DOT issues discussion document on principles for a connected vehicle environment; safety as top priority

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Vehicles include light, heavy and transit vehicles. The concept also extends to compatible aftermarket devices brought into vehicles and to pedestrians, motorcycles, cyclists and transit users carrying compatible devices, which could make these vulnerable users more visible to surrounding traffic. The principles, which are subject to change in the future as the program progresses, include: Safety.

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ZAP, Zhejiang Jonway Partner to Target China and Export EV Markets

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Zhejiang Jonway Auto is a subsidiary of Jonway Group, which has been a leader in the manufacturing of motorcycles, ATVs and related products for more than 20 years. The company recently began producing electric motorcycles and related vehicles. Jonway Group and its subsidiaries also produce motor parts, light building materials, air-compressors and plastic components while managing a portfolio of real estate holdings. The Jonway A380. Click to enlarge.

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DOE to award up to $184M for advanced vehicle research and development in 8 areas of interest

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approximately 45% peak thermal efficiency for light duty and greater-than 50% peak thermal efficiency for heavy duty). AOI 3: Demonstration Project for a Multi-Material Light-Weight Prototype Vehicle as part of the Clean Energy Dialogue with Canada. Applications submitted within this AOI shall propose a demonstration project for a prototype multimaterial light-weight vehicle that is part of the Clean Energy Dialogue between the United States and Canada.

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Google’s technology campaign for autonomous driving

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Google believes that a future state with having computers drive cars can “ remove a gigantic chunk ” of the US fatalities. It is interesting to note that in the interest of safety, and perhaps publicity, the pizza delivery vehicle was accompanied by an escort involving eight police cruisers and eight police motorcycles. “In by Bill Cooke.

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Aptera 2e makes public debut

Revenge of the Electric Car

It’s a very sleek car indeed and now with front wheel drive — like something from a Doctor Who episode transported into the future and modernized for 2009. . I was initially surprised at the small size of the manufacturer’s license plate on the car until I remembered the Aptera is classed as a motorcycle. The car was powered up to the extent that the flat-panel dash, Nav displays, parking and brake lights worked.

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BMW MINI E Powered by AC Propulsion?

Revenge of the Electric Car

While the past couple of years have been full of news about future plug-in electric vehicles arriving in 2010, BMW plans to leap frog ahead of all automakers on the electrification front by releasing 500 all electric plug-in MINIs at the end of 2008. In light of this, a service base will be set up on both coasts, staffed by service engineers that are specially trained to perform maintenance and repair work on the MINI E’s electrical components.

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Ford showcasing vehicle-to-vehicle communication for crash avoidance; potential for leveraging WiFi and smartphones to extend quickly the number of participating vehicles

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A 2010 NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) analysis concluded that V2V systems potentially could address 79% of all vehicle target crashes, 81% of all light-vehicle target crashes, and 71% of all heavy-truck target crashes annually. Intelligible Safety Systems ) also found that vehicle-to-infrastructure systems potentially address about 26% of all-vehicle target crashes, 27% of all light-vehicle target crashes, and 15% of all heavy-truck target crashes annually.

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Suzuki to showcase fuel cell and plug-in hybrid concepts

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Also on display as part of Suzuki’s longer term future is the SX4 FCV (Fuel Cell Vehicle) which combines a General Motors (GM) produced high performance fuel cell with a Suzuki developed high pressure hydrogen tank and a light and compact capacitor. On two wheels; and after stunning the motorcycle world with the Crosscage fuel cell bike in 2007, Suzuki have now applied this technology in a more accessible way by adapting it to its popular Burgmann scooter.

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Lectra: Matts sweetelectric motorcycle Mazda626 : Jerry Halsteads conversion diary. EVCircuit Newsletter EVOnline : an online history of electricvehicles EV WORLD --The Future In Motion : An EV Net-zine.

Dodge Circuit EV First Drive: electric car makes grand promises on Earth Day

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Still, the instant torque of the electric motor is a rush you get to experience all the time in city driving; each time you pull away from a red light and stop sign youre wondering why gasoline engines ever became popular. Side mirrors and a tiny tunnel of light for the rearview mirror to see through simply are not enough, and did nothing to make driving this expensive prototype easy with Detroit drivers all around. FCVs are the way of the future!

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

In the future, utilities will pay you to plug-in your vehicle. For the future, Renault is working on development of exchangeable batteries for continuous mobility. BIOconversion Blog Join ACOREs Biomass Coordinating Council Clean Energy Future by Arno Harris Solar Opportunities for Growth in a Downturn Alternative.

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Greenlings: Benefits of charging stations vs. battery swaps vs. home charging

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

Also, besides giving you the ability to charge at night when most utility rates are lower, future vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology may allow you to sell some of your stored energy back to the utilities. Many future owners may be driving EVs in an effort to reduce their carbon footprint and charging at home could give them the opportunity to control the source of the energy that goes into their car.

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Electric Car Manufacturers Inspire New Paradigms -- Seeking Alpha

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

I found two great reads on the subject include; "The GAO Report on Peak Oil, April 7, 2007 Crude Oil - Uncertainty about Future Oil supply Makes It Important to Develop a Strategy for Addressing a Peak and Decline in Oil Production" ; the books "Twlight In The Desert" by Matthew R. Best take on all this has been that SouthPark episode with "It" You want something efficient that uses little resources and doesnt impact traffic and parking, then buy a motorcycle.

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GM Says Chevrolet Volt Won't 'Pay the Rent' | Autopia from Wired.com

Tony Karrer Delicious EVdriven

"The Volt continues to be one of our highest priorities among all GMs future product programs and remains on track for a November 2010 launch," spokesman David Darovitz told Automotive News. Volt like hybrids are the intermediate future between hydrogen or fast charging electric cars. assuming electric cars actually have a future. Instead of investing in our future we dumped money on trying to save the past. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

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