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Acton M Scooter is a Collapsible Electric Vehicle

October 3, 2013 / No Comments

Acton Inc, one of the leading companies in the field of electric vehicles, has revealed their new electric motor bike named M scooter. The company claims that when not required, this vehicle can be folded to half its size to make its storage easier and less space consuming. Last year, Acton had introduced ‘spnKiX’ motorized skates, which impressed many. Now the ...

Rimac Greyp G12 Electric Bike Shown Off

September 19, 2013 / No Comments

Electric vehicle maker Rimac, the developers of the Concept One electric car, has now launched their latest electric vehicle named Greyp G12. Basically an electric bicycle, we tend to call it a motorcycle or a moped. The company behind the $1 million Concept One electric car will look to sell the Greyp G12 for around $8000. The new vehicle will be ...

Singapore Puts First Driverless Electric Vehicle on Road for Trials

August 19, 2013 / No Comments

The first driverless electric vehicle has taken to the streets of Singapore for trials. The vehicle was tested along a two-kilometer route, between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and JTC Corporation’s cleantech park. The vehicle can accommodate eight passengers and is able to acquire a speed of 20 kilometer per hour. At present, such vehicles are already running in the US and ...

Horizon Mass Transit System is an All-Electric Train-Plane Hybrid

July 2, 2013 / No Comments

What would you feel like if you get to travel in a plane-train hybrid? Ever wonder what it would be like? The Horizon Mass Transit System is a 100 percent electric mode of transportation. Conceived as a hybrid between a plane and a train, the system uses a maglev-style mechanism that helps large aircraft to pick up passengers inside small ...

Amtrak 30-Year-Old Locomotives Replaced with Efficient Electric Models

May 15, 2013 / No Comments

Amtrak is getting some super efficient electric locomotives to replace their old models. The old ones have been in service for about 25-35 years, and it seems surprising that it took so long for a much efficient replacement.  Siemens has made the new locomotive with 70 new Amtrak Cities Sprinter (ACS-64). The new locomotive operates on Northeast regional trains that ...

AgustaWestland Rolls Out World’s First Electric-Tilt Rotor Aircraft

March 11, 2013 / No Comments

AgustaWestland’s electric-tilt rotor aircraft, the world’s first, can take off and land like a helicopter, but fly like an airplane – much like the more famous Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey. It’s called Project Zero, and it follows AgustaWestland’s belief that tilt rotor technology is the best layout for the future of fast vertical-lift aircraft. AgustaWestland has had experience with the tilt ...

Auto Scene Looks to Hydrogen Fuel-Cell for the Future

December 5, 2012 / 1 Comment

In today’s market, the public focus falls on the battery electric vehicles. In order to reverse the situation, another kind of electric-drive vehicle is on the way to conquer the market. And in the automakers point of view, the FCVs will give a better performance. The attention of automakers has now turned to the development of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Popular automobile ...

Hiriko 100% EV Looks to Rewrite City Car Concept

August 9, 2012 / No Comments

If you have been wondering what car would qualify as the world’s first 100% electric vehicle, think no more. For, the Hiriko has arrived.  The EV that promises to revolutionize the concepts of driving and mobility, is a two-seater electric car developed by the Hiriko Driving Mobility consortium. Build to make traveling much easier and accessible, the Hiriko aims to garner ...

Swiss Going Electric; 62-Mile Electric Road Project Coming Soon

March 15, 2012 / No Comments

The green highway project implemented by Sweden and Norway had already taken a slot alongside the Finnish project on innovative transport projects. Now it seems like Swiss wants to stay ahead of the game. They are planning to build a 62 mile road stretch and the best part about it is that it is completely electric. Recent studies have shown that ...

Mugen Electric Super Bike to Hit 2012 TT Zero Track

March 8, 2012 / No Comments

Honda-associate Mugen Motorsports has revealed its electric race bike, which will enter the 2012 TT Zero on the Isle of Man. As the most winning active rider in TT racing, John McGuinness is the obvious choice to give the Shinden its best chance for a maiden race victory. McGuinness is the famed English professional motorcycle racer who races for HM Plant ...