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20 Sep 2013

Estrima Birò MicroEV Quadricycle removable battery

IDTechEx considers the fact that electric bicycle batteries can be removed for charging to be a huge benefit to those wishing to prevent theft and those parking where no charging is possible or where the vehicle may be vandalised during charging. Now that considerable benefit has come to microEVs.
9 Mar 2012

Reaching a wider e-mobility community

IDTechEx is once again meeting its promise to allow a wider community of e-mobility players to compare notes. As its name implies, {{Electric Vehicles Land Sea Air USA 2012|}} in San Jose California March 27-28 lets you meet people not present at events with a narrower product and geographical focus. This unique forum is vital to those widening their scope in the EV value chain, leaving behind those with tunnel vision.
6 Jun 2011

New e-mobility event is better for component suppliers

Those making subsystems, components and materials for electric vehicles gain little from meeting only the high profile electric car companies at e-mobility events. The queue is very long to supply these companies and the pricing is often extremely challenging. By contrast, a look at the big picture of electric vehicles by land, water and air reveals a huge number of often highly profitable niche applications.
5 May 2011

Novel electric scooter fits inside a suitcase

In 2008 engineer Terry Hope began designing and building a small, novel electric scooter; so small in fact that it would fit inside a suitcase. The KPV (Kinetic Photovoltaic Vehicle) stands as the fruition of these efforts, incorporating both battery and photovoltaic power in a zero emissions personal vehicle.
11 Apr 2011

Renault expands its electric, light commercial vehicle range

Renault is expanding its range of electric vehicles to include a larger version of the Kangoo Z.E. van.
7 Mar 2011

Infinyte Marine add to their line of eco-watercraft

Canadian company Infinyte Marine has added a new model to their eco-watercraft line, which now includes the i2, i3, i4 and the latest design, the i8 (pictured).