Voro Motors RoadRunner Tronic seated electric scooter to hit 65 mph with TWO 5,000W motors

Electrek

This time that someone is California-based electric scooter company Voro Motors , which is prepared to break the internet (and perhaps a few bones) with a pint-size 65 mph (105 km/h) seated electric scooter known as the Voro Motors RoadRunner Tronic.

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Electric boat breaks new speed record at 109 mph with Vision Marine’s new outboard motor

Electrek

An electric boat has achieved a top speed of over 100 mph for the first time. In a showcase of its latest electric outboard motor, Vision Marine Technologies (NASDAQ: VMAR) has achieved a new speed record of 109 mph on the water.

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Damon Motors unveils new 170 mph HyperFighter electric motorcycle line

Electrek

Canadian startup Damon Motors has taken to CES 2022 to show off plans for a second electric motorcycle line known as the HyperFighter Colossus. more… The post Damon Motors unveils new 170 mph HyperFighter electric motorcycle line appeared first on Electrek.

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GM reveals new Ultium Drive EV motors designed and developed in-house with GM propulsion software

Green Car Congress

At the 2021 Mackinac Policy Conference, General Motors President Mark Reuss revealed GM’s group of three all-new motors that will power its Ultium-based EVs. All three motors were calibrated in-house to ensure the highest level of performance in Ultium-based EVs.

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Blix Ultra launched as 28 MPH fat tire electric bike, touts 1,350W motor and 80-mile range

Electrek

The post Blix Ultra launched as 28 MPH fat tire electric bike, touts 1,350W motor and 80-mile range appeared first on Electrek. Santa Cruz-based electric bicycle company Blix has launched its new Blix Ultra as the brand’s first fat tire off-road adventure e-bike.

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VanMoof unveils 31 mph ‘hyperbike’ electric bicycle with two motors and full suspension

Electrek

VanMoof has just announced a new high-speed electric bicycle model known as the VanMoof V, which will reach speeds of up to 31 mph (50 km/h). more… The post VanMoof unveils 31 mph ‘hyperbike’ electric bicycle with two motors and full suspension appeared first on Electrek.

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Evelo launches new ‘comfort cruiser’ 25 mph electric bike with throttle-enabled mid-drive motor

Electrek

The post Evelo launches new ‘comfort cruiser’ 25 mph electric bike with throttle-enabled mid-drive motor appeared first on Electrek. Electric bike manufacturer Evelo is back with a brand-new model known as the Evelo Galaxy SL.

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Lucid introduces Lucid Air Sapphire; 3 motors, sub-2s 0-60, $249,000

Green Car Congress

Lucid Air Sapphire uses a three-motor powertrain—the first from Lucid—featuring a new twin motor rear-drive unit and a single motor front-drive unit. These technically innovative electric motors incorporate Lucid’s microjet stator cooling and wave winding.

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Electric Boat With Vision Marine Outboard Motors Hits 109 MPH

InsideEVs

This is the first time that any form of electric watercraft has passed the 100 miles per hour mark

VanMoof’s dual-motor 31 MPH electric bicycle has over 10,000 reservations, and it’s not even legal

Electrek

more… The post VanMoof’s dual-motor 31 MPH electric bicycle has over 10,000 reservations, and it’s not even legal appeared first on Electrek.

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Hyzon Motors’ new eAxle technology for 6x4 Class 8 vehicles delivers up to 97% motor-to-wheel efficiency

Green Car Congress

Hyzon Motors, a leading global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell powered commercial vehicles, has developed a new eAxle design which provides extremely high efficiency for 6x4 Class-8 commercial vehicles. Hyzon’s eAxle eliminates right-angle hypoid gears, and uses one motor per wheel with optimized performances both at low speed and high speed. The eAxle can reduce the motor-to-wheel loss as much as 40%, and further allows full torque regenerative braking.

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Yamaha unveils two new 28 mph electric bikes for gravel and road riding using new mid-drive motor

Electrek

The post Yamaha unveils two new 28 mph electric bikes for gravel and road riding using new mid-drive motor appeared first on Electrek.

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New Apollo City electric scooter has single or dual motors, full-suspension, 32 MPH speed, & never-flat tires

Electrek

The post New Apollo City electric scooter has single or dual motors, full-suspension, 32 MPH speed, & never-flat tires appeared first on Electrek.

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California-based startup unveils 58 MPH electric jet ski on hydrofoils

Electrek

It’s an exciting time for personal watercraft enthusiasts that want to swap a roaring engine for the instantaneous (and silent) power of electric motors. The post California-based startup unveils 58 MPH electric jet ski on hydrofoils appeared first on Electrek.

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2024 Lucid Air Sapphire Does 0-60 In 1.89 Seconds, Hits 205 MPH

InsideEVs

The Air Sapphire tri-motor flagship is one-tenth of a second quicker and 5 mph faster than the Tesla Model S Plaid

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Startup SF Motors announces two EVs; up to 1000 hp, 0-60 mph in less than 3 seconds

Green Car Congress

SF Motors, a Silicon Valley electric vehicle (EV) startup and subsidiary of Shanghai-based Sokon Industry Group ( earlier post ), announced its latest technological advances and a new line of intelligent electric vehicles at an event at its Santa Clara headquarters. SF Motors has created a proprietary powertrain that includes custom motors, gearboxes, battery cells and packs, as well as electronic controllers—giving the company control and flexibility in the design of their vehicles.

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Lightning Motorcycles electric bike with Remy motor cracks 200 mph

Green Car Congress

Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC. blasted through the land speed record for production electric bikes by 30 mph to be crowned the first electric bike to exceed 200 mph. In a 14 August SCTA (Southern California Timing Association)-sanctioned run at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, Lightning—the 2010 land speed record holder—achieved 206.079 mph, topping its 2010 speed of 176 mph.

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Hyundai Motor Group reveals E-GMP; first dedicated BEV platform, for next-generation BEV line-up

Green Car Congress

Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), a dedicated battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform. —Albert Biermann, President and Head of R&D Division for Hyundai Motor Group. seconds and achieve a maximum speed of 260 km/h (162 mph).

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How a motor’s operating speed, torque and control strategy affect its efficiency

Charged

Second only to power output, efficiency is one of the most fudgeable ratings that applies to traction motors for EVs (right up there with capacity and cycle life claims for Li-ion batteries…). Features Tech Features EV Motors EV Power Electronics EV Tech Explained Issue 59 - Jan-Mar 2022

Lucid Motors begins Air Touring deliveries; Pure to follow this year

Electrek

Less than two weeks after promising to unveil its full electric sedan lineup with the public, Lucid Motors has officially launched the Air Touring with the Air Pure to follow this year. The post Lucid Motors begins Air Touring deliveries; Pure to follow this year appeared first on Electrek.

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Voro Motors accepts Bitcoin & Ethereum as a payment method 

Electric Vehicles India

Voro Motors accepts Bitcoin & Ethereum as a payment method . Voro Motors a California-based electric mobility company has announced that it has now accepted Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) as a payment method. Voro Motors adds crypto to its list of acceptable payment methods.

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Lucid Motors’ (LCID) Air Sapphire could smoke Tesla’s Plaid and hold its own with the Rimac Nevera

Electrek

0-60 mph in under two seconds, quarter mile in under nine, and a top speed over 200 mph. Lucid Motors continues to bolster its flagship Air EV by unveiling the new tri-motor Sapphire model at Monterey Car Week today.

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Watch Tesla Model X Plaid do 0-60 mph launch in 2.3 seconds – faster than advertised

Electrek

Tesla has started deliveries of the Model X Plaid with tri-motor powertrain, and the first reviews are coming in. They show the electric vehicle, which is now the fastest SUV in the world, doing a 0-60 mph launch in 2.3

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Road Test: 2022 Polestar 2 Single Motor EV

Clean Fleet Report

kWh per mile, taking advantage of the powerful motor regeneration that returned electricity to the battery when coasting or braking. seconds from 50 to 70 mph, made passing Semi trucks and motorhomes a breeze. The all-wheel drive two-motor version adds $3,500 to the base price.

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Drako Dragon: A new 1.9-sec 0-60 mph electric hypercar in a luxury SUV format

Electrek

Drako Motors announced its next vehicle: the Drako Dragon, a new hypercar in an SUV format that can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 1.9 The post Drako Dragon: A new 1.9-sec 0-60 mph electric hypercar in a luxury SUV format appeared first on Electrek.

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Lucid Motors introduces new Lucid Air Sapphire EV

Teslarati

Lucid Motors introduced a new tri-motor EV that is named after a gemstone: the Lucid Air Sapphire. Earlier this week, Lucid Motors hinted at some extraordinary news to be announced today (August 19) which sparked rumors of a tri-motor Air variant being launched soon.

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Rivian introduces two quad-motor, AWD “Electric Adventure Vehicles”

Green Car Congress

The Rivian vehicles feature up to 400+ miles in electric range, a wading depth of 1 meter, lockable storage bins that can fit the bulkiest of gear, and the performance and precise control of quad-motor AWD. Rivian’s vehicles also feature a quad-motor system that delivers 147 kW with precise torque control to each wheel, enabling active torque vectoring and maximum performance in every situation, from high-speed cornering to low-speed rock crawling.

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Elio Motors unveils prototype 3-wheeler

Green Car Congress

Startup Elio Motors unveiled its prototype 3-wheeler at a press event in Michigan. Top speed is in excess of 100 mph (161 km/h), and the 0-60 speed is under 9.6 The car is powered by an inline, 3-cylinder, 1-liter, 70 hp (52 kW) gasoline fuel-injected, SOHC engine and has projected fuel economy of 84 mpg (2.8 l/100km) on the highway and 49 mpg (4.8 l/100 km) in the city. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual or automatic transmission.

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DAB Motors announced concept E electric bike 

Electric Vehicles India

DAB Motors announced concept E electric bike . A french motorbike maker company DAB Motors has announced a brand new concept electric motorbike named DAB Concept-E. bhp) electric motor and is powered by a 51.8V bhp) electric motor and is powered by a 51.8V

Tesla Model X Plaid proves quicker than claimed in real-world 0-60 mph test

Teslarati

With 1,020 horsepower and three electric motors, Tesla claims that the vehicle could go from 0-60 mph in just 2.5 Things became extra interesting, however, when the auto reviewer set up a VBOX to test the Model X Plaid’s 0-60 mph performance.

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Xing Mobility selects Clean Wave AC induction motors for electric super car Miss R

Green Car Congress

XING Mobility, a Taipei-based electric powertrain system supplier, has selected Clean Wave Technologies to provide electric motors and drive control units for a rally-inspired supercar. The vehicle will utilize four Clean Wave traction motors, one for each wheel. Powered by four independent 225 kW (peak) Clean Wave induction motors, XING’s prototype supercar has projected performance of 0-100 kilometers per hour (km/h) in 1.8 China Electric (Battery) Motors

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Audi drive concept for e-tron S-models: three motors, new quattro generation with electric torque vectoring

Green Car Congress

Three electric motors, two of which are located on the rear axle, together provide 370 kW of boost power and 973 N·m (717.6 mph) in 4.5 Drive layout: three motors. The new Audi e-tron S models will be the first electric cars worldwide with three motors in mass production.

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Electric Motorcycle Maker Mission Motors Runs Out Of Juice

Green Car Reports

Mission Motors, a small company that generated a lot of excitement for its incredible electric motorcycle prototype, has just filed for bankruptcy. The company developed an electric superbike that could go up to 150 mph and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds, but it never managed to put the bike into production. Green Mission Motors electric motorcycles

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Tri-motor Lucid Air already approaching Tesla Model S Plaid lap record

Green Car Reports

The rivalry between Lucid Motors and Tesla is heating up. Last week, Tesla unveiled the 1,100-horsepower tri-motor Model S Plaid, claiming a 0-60 mph time of less than 2.0 seconds, and a top speed of 200 mph.

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Tesla Model S Plaid achieves 1.99-second 0-60 mph time with no prep on the street

Teslarati

Since the Tesla Model S Plaid deliveries began, there has been much discussion about the vehicle’s actual 0-60 mph performance. Tesla lists the vehicle with a 1.99-second 0-60 mph time, but this has been met with some pushback from both reviewers and motoring publications alike.

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Ford, RTR introduce Mustang Mach-E 1400 performance prototype; 1400 hp, 7 motors

Green Car Congress

The challenge was controlling the extreme levels of power provided by the seven motors. at 160 mph. Ford has introduced the Mustang Mach-E 1400, a performance prototype based on the Mustang Mach-E EV.

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Lucid Motors opening 20 sales and service locations in N America through 2021

Green Car Congress

Luxury EV maker Lucid Motors plans to open 20 retail locations—known as Lucid Studios—and service centers throughout North America by the end of 2021. The Air will be capable of more than 400 miles range and 0-60 mph in under 2.5

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Study: 15% of US alcohol-related motor vehicle fatalities involve alcohol under the legal limit

Green Car Congress

A new open-access study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine found that motor vehicle crashes involving drivers with blood alcohol concentrations (BACs) below the legal limit of 0.08% accounted for 15% of alcohol-involved crash deaths in the United States.

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Infiniti reveals Prototype 9 open-wheeled electric retro roadster; new 30 kWh pack, prototype motor

Green Car Congress

Nissan Motor Corporation and its Infiniti brand revealed a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The Prototype 9 is the first Infiniti to be powered by a new EV powertrain from Nissan Motor’s Advanced Powertrain Department—a 30 kWh high-voltage battery paired with a prototype electric motor, one not yet seen on a production vehicle. mph), and sprints from 0-to-100 km/h (0-to-62 mph) in 5.5

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Tesla Model 3 involved in fatal FL crash was traveling 90 mph in a 30 mph area: NTSB

Teslarati

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined that a Tesla Model 3 involved in a fatal crash in Coral Gables, Florida this past September was traveling 90 mph in a 30 mph zone.

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Open source street legal EV, powered by hub motors

Green Car Congress

An open source project is building an all-electric street vehicle powered by hub motors. Target single-charge range for the Luka EV is 300 km (186 miles), with a top speed of 130 km/h (81 mph) and a price below €20,000 (US$22,445). Project aims include quick design and build (less than a year). The project team is using design bodywork from gaming, converted to a Solidworks file.

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Lucid Air Dream Edition 0-60 mph, 1/4-mile performance gets real-world test

Teslarati

This was something that was recently proven when the Lucid Air Dream Edition Performance’s 0-60 mph and quarter-mile performance was tested in a drag strip. . Ultimately, the first test of the Lucid Air Dream Edition Performance showed that the vehicle showcased a 0-60 mph time of 2.93

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Elio Motors unveils engine prototype for 84 mpg highway 3-wheeler

Green Car Congress

Elio Motors, the start-up developing a $6,800, 84-mpg- (2.8l/100 km) three-wheeled vehicle with a target date of 2016, unveiled its engine prototype: a 0.9-liter, 3-cylinder unit developed by IAV. After running computer simulations, it was apparent that a new engine design was needed to work with the Elio vehicle to achieve this goal and still maintain a top speed of more than 100 MPH with goal of 0-to-60 MPH in less than 10 seconds.

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