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A Solo Electric Commute & More Autocycle #CES2018

The features of a car but roughly the size of a motorcycle describes the vehicle classification known as an autocycle. Electra Meccanica Vehicles’ Solo is the quintessential autocycle with the features of an automobile (e.g. enclosed, heat/cooling, radios, a backup camera, etc.) built on a compact frame that features three-wheels. Unlike a motorcycle, a helmet […]

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A Mobile Electric Platform for Multiple Heavy Duty Work Applications

Is it a forklift, a tractor, a trencher or a mobile power plant, ideal for off-grid and emergency electricity back-up applications? Gary Dannar, CEO and Founder of Dannar, would answer yes to all those use-cases, as he explains, in the above interview filmed at ProspectSV, that it is possible to outfit the Dannar MPS with […]

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The 48 Volt Electric Car #CES2018

In this interview, Daniel Benchetrite, North American Powertrain New Mobility Director for Valeo, describes a new electric powertrain based on 48 volts DC that they have designed for a new, sub $10k car. Initially intended for the Chinese market, but with aspirations for the U.S., it is not lacking in features: 60 MPH and 60 […]

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Putting Fun in the Utility Vehicle #CES2018

Mark Frohnmayer wants to make ‘fun” part of the daily commute with the introduction of the Arcimoto FUV (Fun Utility Vehicle). In the above interview, Frohnmayer, Arcimoto President and Founder, provides an update to his 2016 ViodiTV interview, as he explains how they have gone from start-up to publicly traded company with a manufacturing plant in […]

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Amped Up for a New Way to Commute #CES2018

Moving up the mobility food-chain from electric scooters and motorized luggage, Ampere Motors plans to launch its $9,900 electric vehicle around Christmas 2018 (according to its founder via an email message). With its 100-mile range (upgradable to 150-mile), 3.5 hour charging time and low-cost, it could be viewed as a practical commuter vehicle. It’s design (convertible […]