Trump never appointed a National Park Service director. Here’s what Biden needs to do for the NPS
The Coalition to Protect America’s National Parks, a group composed of more than 1,800 current, retired, and former employees of the National Park Service (NPS), is calling on President-elect Joe Biden’s administration to fight the climate crisis and protect national parks and public lands. And the Coalition calls for an NPS director, because under the […]
Ride1Up announces lowest-cost 28 MPH Brose mid-drive e-bikes yet
San Diego-based electric bicycle company Ride1Up has long been a value leader in the US e-bike industry. Now with the new Ride1Up Prodigy’s unveiling, the company is bringing the same value-oriented design to its first ever mid-drive electric bicycle.
EGEB: The American Petroleum Institute wants a fight with Biden
In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The American Petroleum Institute held its annual “State of American Energy.” It’s business as usual. More than 100 elected officials in US western states call on Biden to protect lands and fight the climate crisis. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in […]
January EV deals: 200+ miles of range for less than $200/month
Happy New Year! Now that 2021 has arrived, dealers are even more motivated than last month to move old inventory off their lots. Remaining stock of 2020 models is already thin in some locales, so act soon if you find any of these offers on 200-mile EVs enticing. As always, check our Electric Vehicle Best […]
December 29, 2020
Macwheel Wrangler 600 e-bike review: Can you get a good electric mountain bike for $850?
The Macwheel Wrangler 600 is an electric bike from an up-and-coming budget brand found on Amazon. Today we’re going to find out if you can get a decent ride out of a budget electric mountain bike.
December 8, 2020
EGEB: Ireland is converting old phone boxes into EV chargers
In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Irish telecoms company Eir and EasyGo will replace 180 phone boxes with EV rapid charge points. Denmark and Norway team up to build the world’s largest green hydrogen ferry. Norway’s plugin vehicle market share jumped from 60% to 80% in just one year, to November 2020. UnderstandSolar is […]
December 15, 2020
Cyrusher XF800 review: I’ve got a lot to say about this full-suspension fat tire e-bike
The Cyrusher XF800 electric bicycle is big. It is bold. It is crushing. Err, make that Cyrushing. Basically, this fat tire e-bike is a lot of things and we’re going to talk about all them.
December 9, 2020
Juiced HyperScrambler 2 review: At 32 mph and 100-mile range, is it ebike or emoto?
I’ve had the Juiced HyperScrambler 2 for over a month now, and every time I ride, I find out something interesting about the ebike/emoto hybrid. On most of those days someone asks me, “What the heck is that awesome thing you’re riding?!” and “Where I can get one?” The second part is easy — JuicedBikes.com. […]
November 16, 2020
‘It is going to be a race with Tesla’ says VW about new investments in electric cars and self-driving
The Volkswagen Group just announced that it is accelerating its investments in software, electric vehicles, and self-driving technology and it is not shying away from the fact that its goal is to catch up to Tesla.