May 17, 2018 - 04:38 pm

Cruising e-bike Scrambler S by Vintage Electric

In the U.S. retro-style electric bikes are in season every summer and it is the same with this beach cruiser from California. Vintage Electric presents the Scrambler S, a strong electric bike able to go as fast as 58 kph – mostly illegally so.

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May 8, 2018 - 05:39 pm

Mini mid-motor for extra lightweight e-bikes by Bafang

With the China Cycle Show starting this Sunday, Bafang gears up to presents its latest pedelec technology, in this case its most compact mid-motor to date. The system including the hidden battery weighs less than 4.4 kilos but it is to be seen whether it is light enough to attract road cyclists.

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Apr 13, 2018 - 06:56 pm

New bike startup VanguardSpark announced

Erik Buell and Frederic Vasseur from Spark Racing have announced their new bike startup VanguardSpark, which will be producing electric bikes. The New York based firms first project will be a pedelec named Speedbike.

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Apr 10, 2018 - 07:37 pm

Uber integrates e-bikes into fleet

The ride-share provider Uber has now added a new tool to their case: The American ride-share company Jump Bikes, that is currently active in San Francisco and Washington D.C. The bikes are already available via the Uber app.

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Mar 2, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Harley Davidson to partner up with Alta Motors

The US American motorcycle brand has invested an unknown sum into the electric motorcycle manufacturer formerly known as BRD Motorcycles. The smaller Alta Motors has significant experience with battery packs and powertrains that Harley Davidson can benefit from.

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Feb 14, 2018 - 05:10 pm

Torrot launches electric trail bike Movak

Torrot is working on an all-electric motorbike. The Movak performs at 5 kW with a battery that lasts for 120 km riding both on the trail and on the road. The firm is accepting pre-orders for a deposit of 600 euros, less than a tenth of the estimated price of 7,900 euros.

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Feb 8, 2018 - 06:49 pm

Elpedal introduces new prototype Podbike

The Norwegian firm Elpedal has introduced a new prototype e-bike. The so-called “Podbike” features four wheels, pedals, a drivers’ cab and a removable battery. The pedal-electric Podbike also features a dual-motor chainless setup, which has also been called a rolling chassis.

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Feb 3, 2018 - 06:58 pm

Uber considering e-bike sharing model

The ride share conglomerate is reportedly considering expanding into electric bicycles. In San Francisco a pilot project is to start offering the rental and sharing of ebikes in cooperation with the bike-sharing company Jump Bikes, whose 250 Pedelec electric bicycles can be rented through the Uber app.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/01/15/limebike-launch-pedelecs-u-s-soon-europe/
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