Tag Archives: Electric Vehicle

Future Autonomous Taxi Is A Car That Is Also A Drone, But Not A Flying Car

Now this something we considered thinking out-of-the-box. When we think autonomous public transport, we often think self-driving car, self-driving bus, and autonomous drone. But Airbus, together with design studio Italdesign and Audi have come together to dream up a concept that is definitely not inside the box. The concept, called Pop.Up Next, can travel on regular roads and also take to the skies, but no, it is not quite a flying car. Continue reading Future Autonomous Taxi Is A Car That Is Also A Drone, But Not A Flying Car

This Is R1T, Rivian’s Electric Pickup Truck With Supercar Performance

Within the category of electric vehicle, cars are a norm and so are trucks. However, small trucks, like pickup trucks, are still a rarity. Even more rarer is one that has performance in the supercar realm. The Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck is the rarity and yup, it has supercar performance too. And the look there is absolutely drool-worthy. It is unlike anything anyone have seen. Continue reading This Is R1T, Rivian’s Electric Pickup Truck With Supercar Performance

If The Dark Knight Ever Need An Electric Scooter, Stator Would Be It

I will be honest with you. I am not a huge fan of electric scooter. Why? Aesthetically, the look has been copied hundred times over. Plus, this form of last mile transportation irks me much because, most riders ride rashly on pavements, putting pedestrians at risks. Then I saw the Stator Self-balancing Electric Scooter. My perception of electric scooter changed forever. I am sure it already did for you too. Stator is not just minimal; it is minimally beautiful. Continue reading If The Dark Knight Ever Need An Electric Scooter, Stator Would Be It

Mazda Rotary Engine Will Live On… As An EV Range-Extender

Finally, Mazda is getting into the electric vehicle bandwagon… in 2020. The Hiroshima headquartered automaker will launch its first EVs in 2020 as part of the company’s ’Sustainable Zoom-Zoom 2030’ long-term technology development program. Well, I guess it’s better late than never, right? Anyways, this is not an automobile blog and usually, this kind of ‘news’ is not exactly our forfeit and it will be here taking up precious post space, but this one is different because, it involves my all-time personal favorite engine invention: the rotary engine, AKA Wankel engine. Continue reading Mazda Rotary Engine Will Live On… As An EV Range-Extender

Turn Segway miniPRO Into A Drifting Go-Kart With This Official Kit

Can a go-kart considered a transportation device? Of course, not, but if you have the Segway Ninebot Electric Drifting Gokart, it would be a different story. Designed to work with Segway miniPRO, this game-changing go-kart kit will transformed a miniPRO into a full-fledged go-kart, complete with drifting capability. With it, if you ever need to commute, all you have to do is to detach the miniPRO out of the gokart and you are good to go. It is touted as the first go-kart that is made to drift and one that has an insane acceleration that clocks in a 0.7g. Continue reading Turn Segway miniPRO Into A Drifting Go-Kart With This Official Kit

Pocket Rocket Is An Electric Bike Like You Never Seen Before

What’s your impression of electric motorcycles? They look like ordinary motorcycles but powered by electric motor? You are not wrong. But that is set to change with Stuttgart-based electric bike maker Sol Motor’s Pocket Rocket. It may look like an ebike with a design similar to Uni Micro’s newest example, but it is not. It is way too fast to be an ebike and it isn’t a moped either, cos’ it has no pedals. But then again, it isn’t fast enough to be a full-fledged electric motorcycle. Continue reading Pocket Rocket Is An Electric Bike Like You Never Seen Before

Mercedes-Benz’s First Electric SUV Has 300 kW, Makes 0-62 In 5.1s

The dreamy, sci-fi-ish Vision URBANETIC may not materialize soon enough for most of us to enjoy, but there’s a more down-to-earth ride which today’s mortals may get to savor. We are talking about the recently unveiled Mercedes-Benz EQC, the pointed star marque’s first electric SUV. Sporting a suitable-for-today’s beings look, the EQC is powered by two electric motors, one front and one rear, to offer a combined output of 300 kW (402 HP) and it has a projected 22.2 kWh/100 km consumption that will yield a range of over 450 km (280 miles). Continue reading Mercedes-Benz’s First Electric SUV Has 300 kW, Makes 0-62 In 5.1s

Vision URBANETIC Is Mercedes-Benz’s Bold Vision Of Future Mobility

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a super cool urban mobility concept called Mercedes-Benz Vision URBANETIC. Mercedes-Benz Vision URBANETIC is essentially a platform described as a “completely new mobility concept for on-demand, efficient, comfortable and sustainable mobility.” So yeah, it is bus/van, alright and it, being a ride of the future, is electric drive and it is also autonomous. A mobile app will allow passengers of the future to book a ride on this fit for Minority Report mass transportation. Though it can’t climb wall and drop you straight at your apartment, yet. Continue reading Vision URBANETIC Is Mercedes-Benz’s Bold Vision Of Future Mobility

Mikro MM1 Is A Tiny Electric “Supercar” That Is Super Adorable

At a glance, the Mikro MM1 looks like a Choro-Q version of a Lamborghini supercar, but this thing here is no kawaii toy; it is a full-fledged electric car, or an electric supercar, to be precise. It is goofy. It is weirdly adorable, and more importantly, it is a real car. Perhaps, that’s how (the cute look) consummates the company’s slogan of “changing the world one smile at a time” because, it does put a smile on my face. I am sure it will for you too. Lets face it. How can the Mikro MMI not put a smile on anyone’s face? This thing here is impossibly cute. Continue reading Mikro MM1 Is A Tiny Electric “Supercar” That Is Super Adorable

Hera Is Curtiss’ All-Electric Motorcycle That Has “V8 Battery”

Do you know Curtiss Motorcycle Company? No? How about Confederate Motorcycles then? Curtiss Motorcycles was formerly known as Confederate Motorcycles, the company that made ridiculously good-looking two-wheelers. Now that you know that, you also need to know it now makes electric motorcycles and the ride here, called Hera, is the company’s upcoming all-electric flagship that boasts the “world’s first V8 battery.” Continue reading Hera Is Curtiss’ All-Electric Motorcycle That Has “V8 Battery”