Harley’s electric moped stalled, so this 55 mph Chinese version ripped off the design

Electrek

more… The post Harley’s electric moped stalled, so this 55 mph Chinese version ripped off the design appeared first on Electrek. Back in 2018 Harley-Davidson unveiled one of the coolest-looking electric mopeds we had seen at the time.

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New 50 mph CyberX electric moped offers full suspension and belt drive on a budget

Electrek

more… The post New 50 mph CyberX electric moped offers full suspension and belt drive on a budget appeared first on Electrek. The Xion CyberX electric moped has just launched today, offering up a high-speed and long-range electric two-wheeler at a price we rarely see in this industry.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E range test: At 70 mph, true to EPA highway results

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How far can the Ford Mustang Mach-E go on a highway trip at 70 mph? Just as far as the EPA ratings suggest, I recently found out in a real-world range test.

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Specialized unveils new Turbo Como SL, a lightweight 28 mph electric city bike

Electrek

more… The post Specialized unveils new Turbo Como SL, a lightweight 28 mph electric city bike appeared first on Electrek. Hot on the heels of a new ultra lightweight electric mountain bike unveiling, Specialized isn’t slowing down.

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Green Deals: Segway Ninebot GoKart Pro travels at 23 MPH for 15.5-miles at a low of $1,600

Electrek

With a top speed of 23 MPH and a range of up to 15.5-miles on a single charge, this is a great way to get around this spring and summer if you’re wanting to ditch traditional traveling methods. Amazon is offering the Segway Ninebot Electric GoKart Pro for $1,599.99

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This new 60 mph and 8.4 kW standing electric scooter shows the industry isn’t slowing down

Electrek

more… The post This new 60 mph and 8.4 Forget high-performance electric scooters – we’ve now entered a whole new field of “ultra performance” electric scooters. Case in point: The NAMI BURN-E electric scooter just launched in the US by Miami-based FluidFreeRide.

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Hyundai Kona Electric goes more than 600 miles—if you go 20 mph

Green Car Reports

A Hyundai Kona Electric went more than 600 miles in a closed-course test, but only when driven at slow speeds with all accessories turned off.

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Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Vs Ram 1500 TRX: 0-60 MPH Comparison

InsideEVs

The slowest Model 3 versus the fastest Ram truck

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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mph (330.88 mph (300.63 Genovation broke the land speed record for a street-legal all-electric vehicle with the Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE). The GXE reached 205.6 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. The record was certified by the International Mile Racing Association (IMRA). The previous record, which also was held by Genovation, stood at 186.8 km/h).

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Ford Mustang Electric Drag Car Does 0 To 60 MPH Under 2 Seconds, Targets 200 MPH

Green Car Reports

The McLaren F1 supercar and Tesla Model S P85D sedan can both do 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds. But they're not fast, not really. Not when there's an electric car that will do 0 to 60 in less than 2 seconds. That car is a 1968 Ford Mustang converted to electric power with the "Zombie 222" package developed by tuner Mitch Medford. DON'T MISS. Green drag racing plug-in cars youtube

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New Illinois law raises speed limit to 70 mph on rural highways

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a new law to increase the speed limit from 65 to 70 mph (105 to 113 km/h) on rural four-lane highways, and to lower the limit by five mph for excessive speeding. A study by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory found that increasing a vehicle’s speed from 60 to 70 mph results in an average 14% decrease in fuel economy. Currently, the threshold for penalties is 31 mph over the limit.

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell exceeds 94 mph in desert test

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mph (152.24 Hyundai’s Tucson Fuel Cell ( earlier post ) established the land speed record for a production hydrogen-powered SUV at the Soggy Dry Lake Bed of the California desert, with a top speed of 94.6 km/h). Hyundai has nearly 100 Tucson Fuel Cell SUVs on the roads in Southern California; the first was delivered to its owner in June 2014.

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Tesla Driver Miraculously Survives 100 MPH Crash Into House And Cars

InsideEVs

Eye witnesses described it as a flash of light and the camera footage confirms the high rate of speed

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NTT DOCOMO and AGC achieve 8Gbps 5G communications at 62 mph with on-glass antenna

Green Car Congress

While moving at high speeds of approximately 100 km/h (62 mph), a maximum communication speed of 8 Gbps was achieved, and a maximum of 11 Gbps was achieved at a speed of approximately 30 km/h (18.6 mph), confirming that high-speed in-vehicle communications in the 28 GHz band can be achieved by utilizing On-Glass Antennas. NTT DOCOMO, INC. DOCOMO) and AGC Inc.

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UK planning to trial 80 mph speed limit

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The UK Government is planning to trial 80 mph (129 km/h) speed limits on sections of the motorway network. At the time, then-Transport Secretary Philip Hammond said that the current limit of 70 mph was out of date and that the higher limit would give the economy a boost. The Government announced a consultation on motorway speeds in September.

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Honda R&D developing high-power dynamic charging system for EVs at speeds up to 96 mph

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The system enables dynamic charging with a charging power of 180 kW (DC 600 V, 300 A) while driving at a vehicle speed of 155 km/h (96 mph). At the upcoming WCX 17: SAE World Congress Experience, a team from Honda R&D will present a paper on their study of a dynamic charging system that uses high power to charge a traveling EV, with the goal of realizing an unlimited vehicle range.

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Vehicle Sets CNG Speed Record: 323 mph

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Fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG), the Lucas Oil/Lessman Streamliner hisett an official speed record for a CNG vehicle of 323 mph through the measured mile at the Bonneville Salt Flats in early October. With an official timed speed by the Southern California Timing Association at the 2009 World Finals of 323 mph and an actual peak speed of 332 mph, owner-driver Roger Lessman is excited about the demonstrated performance aspects of a more environmentally friendly fuel.

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Lucid Air debuts in New York; completes first high speed stability test at 217 mph

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Lucid Motors made its global auto show debut at the New York International Auto Show, presenting the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan and also presenting its Alpha Speed Car test vehicle, which had just completed its first high-speed stability test at 217 mph (349.2 The test, software-limited to 217 mph, was successful in demonstrating the capabilities of the car and in finding areas for improvement that could not be properly evaluated in static bench tests.

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Volkswagen inaugurates new Wind Tunnel Efficiency Center: heat, cold and wind speeds up to 155 mph

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Vehicles can be tested at wind speeds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph), simulating real traffic conditions with a view to reducing drag, fuel consumption and emissions. At a wind speed of 160 km/h (99 mph), the tunnel only reaches a sound pressure level of 65 decibels, comparable with TV operated at a reasonable volume or normal speech. The Volkswagen brand opened a new Wind Tunnel Efficiency Center in Wolfsburg, which is one of the most modern and efficient in the industry.

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Lightning Motorcycles electric bike with Remy motor cracks 200 mph

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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. Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC.

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

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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. The new EVs are the SF5 and the SF7; the SF5 will be available for pre-order by the end of 2018 and will hit the road in 2019.

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Volvo Cars to limit all its cars to 180 km/h (112 mph); geo-fenced limits possible in future; proposals coming on intoxication and distraction

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Volvo Cars, as a worldwide leader in safety, will limit the top speed on all its cars to 180 km/h (112 mph) from 2020. The company’s Vision 2020, which aims for no one to be killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020, is one of the most ambitious safety visions in the automotive industry. Since technology alone will not get it all the way to zero, Volvo Cars is now broadening its scope to include a focus on driver behavior.

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InsideEVs 70 MPH Range Test Proves There's Value In EPA Highway Rating

InsideEVs

But there are specific exceptions

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Electric Motorcycle Breaks 7-Second, 200 MPH Quarter Mile

Green Car Reports

In the time it takes you to read this sentence, Larry "Spiderman" McBride set the first 200 mph quarter-mile run on an electric motorcycle. mph, Spiderman and his Lawless Electric Rocket bike have set not only an electric motorcycle record, but an overall electric vehicle record Crossing the line in 6.94 seconds and at a terminal speed of 201.37

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Successful run across the US on 37.6 gallons of 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel; 66.7 mpg w/ average speed 67.7 mph

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On 26 June, CLP Motorsports’ Superlite Coupe crossed the finish line in Santa Monica, California, after driving across the USA on one tank of NEXBTL renewable diesel ( earlier post )—the first time that this type of trip was driven using a fuel that is made exclusively from bio-based raw materials.

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Luxury electric Lucid Air sedan hits 217 mph in stability test

Green Car Reports

The company said yesterday at the New York auto show that a development prototype had reached an electronically limited top speed of 350 km/h (217 mph) in testing last month. Only a handful of people have ridden in one outside the company, but development of the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan seems to be proceeding apace.

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UK DfT to launch consultation on increasing highway speed limit to 80 mph

Green Car Congress

UK Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has announced a consultation on increasing the motorway speed limit in England and Wales to 80 mph (129 km/h). Hammond said the current limit of 70 mph (113 km/h) is out of date and that the higher limit would give the economy a boost. The proposal was immediately criticized by environmental and safety campaigners who said it would lead to higher carbon emissions and more road accidents.

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Electric racer goes 0 to 60 mph in 1.5 seconds, built by students

Green Car Reports

The tiny electric car reached 100 kilometers per hour (62 mph) from a standstill in just 1.513 seconds during a run at Dübendorf Air Base, near Zurich. A group of Swiss students have built an electric car that can out accelerate even the quickest supercars. It required only 100 feet to reach that speed. DON'T MISS: Electric motorcycles return. world record Students acceleration plug-in cars

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Immortus Electric-Car Concept Claims Solar Running Up To 35 MPH

Green Car Reports

Many electric-car owners use solar panels to generate power that they can use in home charging stations. But what if they could actually put those panels directly on their electric cars instead? Solar-car racing is nothing new, and solar panels have been used to a very limited extent to supplement battery power in a few production cars. DON'T. Australia solar roof plug-in cars solar

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Kepler Hybrid Supercar Does 0-60 MPH in 2.5 Secs (Video)

Green Car Reports

What does a hybrid car need to be sexy? Speed? Good looks? Impressive gas mileage? Kepler Motors thinks its first supercar, the Motion Hybrid, has it all. Announced back in 2009, Kepler Motors has been quietly working on its super lightweight Motion hybrid for nearly three years. Now the company has released its first official videos of the car in

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Renault, Qualcomm show off electric-car road charging at 60 mph

Green Car Reports

It's long been an inspiring futuristic concept: electric cars that can recharge continuously at speed, driving along roadways with built-in inductive charging. Think a modern-day version of slot cars, but at 1:1 scale. Now French automaker Renault has demonstrated a prototype of just such a system, briefly recharging one of its electric cars at 60. Renault Kangoo charging Wireless charging Inductive Charging

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Video explains how Tesla Model S P100D takes just 2.28 seconds to hit 60 mph

Green Car Reports

The Tesla Model S, now into its sixth model year, just keeps getting quicker. When Tesla introduced the current P100D version, it quoted a 0-to-60-mph time of 2.5 seconds. But then it released a "Ludicrous Plus" software upgrade, cutting that time to 2.4 seconds. DON'T MISS: Tesla P100D 'Ludicrous Plus' mode makes electric car even faster Then. Videos Performance acceleration Tesla Motors plug-in cars

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Trident Iceni: The 200 MPH, 57 MPG Diesel Supercar

Green Car Reports

It's been a long time since diesels were clanky, slow, smelly and noisy, but very few carmakers have gone down the route of making a diesel sports car or supercar. To some that might seem strange--after all, diesel engines are certainly capable of delivering high power and torque figures. In other ways, it's not that odd--what millionaire supercar

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Ford C-MAX Hybrid EPA-rated at 47 mpg city, 47 mpg highway; plug-in Energi version offers 85 mph top electric speed

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Ford also announced that the plug-in hybrid version of the C-MAX, the Ford C-MAX Energi, features the a top electric-only speed among all plug-in of 85 mph (137 km/h)—more than 20 mph more than the Prius plug-in, and sufficient easily to keep pace with the flow of high-speed highway traffic even when the EV mode button is engaged and the gasoline engine is off.

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Wuhan-Guangzhou High-Speed Rail Corridor Opens In China; 350 km/h (217 mph) Average Speed

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Trains run at an average of 350 km/h (217 mph), reducing the previous ten-hour transit time to just three hours. km/h (245 mph). High-speed rail service was inaugurated yesterday between Wuhan, a metropolis in central China, and Guangzhou, an urban business hub in the country’s southern Guangdong Province. First-class tickets for the length of the line cost 780 yuan (US$114), while second-class tickets cost 490 yuan (US$72).

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52 MPG At 70 MPH? No, Not In A Prius--In A Porsche Panamera

Green Car Reports

Steady-speed highway cruising doesn't actually take that much energy compared to accelerating up to, say, 70 mph in the first place. Does 52 mpg at 70 mph sound impressive to you? The really hard part is getting consistently high gas mileage in all driving conditions--which is why the 50-mpg Toyota Prius hybrid is still a remarkable vehicle.

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Tesla Model S Top Speed: More Than 130 MPH, Emission-Free

Green Car Reports

And as bragging rights go, 133 mph isn''t too bad for an electric car. Top speeds are more relevant than many people think. That even applies to cars like the Tesla Model S, though perhaps more for bragging rights than any practical purpose. While there aren''t many places you can legally explore a modern car''s top speed, those three-figure numbers

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2013 Lexus GS 450h: MPG, MPH And. BPM? (Video)

Green Car Reports

Hybrids are great. Economical, clean, soothing, relaxing, quiet, thrilling. Okay, perhaps not the last one, as thrills are conspicuously absent from many hybrids on the market today. However, some carmakers are changing that image with powerful and luxurious models--and Lexus is one of those carmakers. How better to show off the new, edgy breed

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Will Hit 85 MPH In All-Electric Mode

Green Car Reports

Ford said yesterday that its 2013 C Max Energi can travel on electricity alone at speeds up to 85 mph. Hybrid car drivers like to do everything possible to ensure their cars spend as much time as possible in all-electric mode. We’re sure plug-in hybrid fans around the world are rejoicing Most efficient at low-speed, the all-electric mode of

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Hybrids Are Slow? 185 MPH Bonneville Jetta Says Otherwise

Green Car Reports

For a week each year, speed freaks from across the globe descend on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, for a chance at walking away with a land speed record. All sorts of vehicles show up, but predictably, being green isn't always on the minds of the competitors. Still, there are other ways of proving that green technology works, even if it's not

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Yes, A Tesla Model S Can Hit 132 MPH On The Autobahn (Video)

Green Car Reports

A few weeks back at the opening of a Tesla Motors service center in Munich, Elon Musk told a room full of fans and journalists that Tesla would offer a special tuning package for high-speed Model S driving. It makes a lot of sense--sections of Germany''s Autobahn network are among the few roads on earth with no speed limit. And drivers really do

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Tesla Model S To Offer 'Autobahn' Tuning For Top Speed Over 130 MPH

Green Car Reports

Most countries have their own road rules and regulations and it''s no surprise that driving conditions and car requirements vary greatly as a result. One such country is Germany, where some sections of freeway--or Autobahn--have long been de-restricted. In other words, they have no posted speed limit. Ensuring Tesla Motors'' Model S electric sedan

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2014 BMW i8 Supercar: 0-62 in 4.9 Seconds, Top Speed 156 MPH

Green Car Reports

Last week, we confidently predicted that we’d be hearing more about BMW’s first all-electric and plug-in hybrid production cars -- the i3 electric minicar and i8 plug-in supercar -- as we neared the BMW-sponsored 2012 Olympics. For the past few weeks, most of the news we’ve heard has centered around the 2014 BMW i3. But now

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