Rivian delays its electric R1T pickup and R1S SUV to September

Rivian electric R1T pickup and R1S SUV to hit the road on September

17 Jul 2021

Rivian was supposed to start deliveries of its R1T Launch Edition electric pickup truck this month, but now it will not be the case. The automaker has delayed the initial shipments to September later this year. Customers will also have to wait a little longer to get their hands on the R1S electric SUV, as the first deliveries…

Volvo's C40 Recharge is a solid second stab at an EV

Volvo’s C40 Recharge is a solid second stab at an EV

10 Jul 2021

Volvo has made no secret of its plans to go green by 2030, first unveiling the XC40 Recharge SUV in 2019, then partnering with the Geely corporation to develop its performance EV Polestar line. And come early next year, the XC will be joined by a sleeker, curvier sibling dubbed the C40 Recharge. The C…

BMW's futuristic electric scooter is straight out of anime

BMW’s futuristic electric scooter is straight out of anime

07 Jul 2021

When we saw BMW’s CE 04 electric scooter concept last year, it looked like something pulled straight out of a science fiction film. Now the company has unveiled the final consumer version of the CE 04, and while it’s lost a bit of the fantastical edge, it still looks like a vehicle that would be right at…

Porsche may soon recall the Taycan EV over a sudden power loss issue

Porsche may soon recall the Taycan EV over a sudden power loss issue

02 Jul 2021

Porsche is planning to recall its Taycan EV around the world over a software issue that can cause a sudden power loss, Bloomberg has reported. The action follows an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) started in May following reports of cars switching to emergency mode. There have been no reports of accidents or injuries, according…

The world's fastest electric motorcycle has a new aerodynamic challenger

The world’s fastest electric motorcycle has a new aerodynamic challenger

28 Jun 2021

Electric motorcycles now offer a practical alternative to their internal combustion counterparts thanks to quick charging models that boast up to 200 miles of urban range. But, a little-known British company wants to make future e-motorbikes much faster. To get there, White Motorcycle Concepts built a unique prototype that it claims can smash a land speed record. The…

Lordstown Motors reverses, says it has no firm truck orders

Lordstown Motors, says it has no firm truck orders

19 Jun 2021

Struggling electric truck maker Lordstown Motors said Thursday it doesn’t have any firm orders for its vehicles, just days after its president said the company had enough to maintain production through 2022. Questions have been mounting about whether Lordstown Motors has enough money to stay in business and about its previous claims that it already…

Fiat is the latest carmaker to say it’s going all-electric

Fiat, going all-electric

05 Jun 2021

Believe it or not: it’s Fiat’s chance to say it’s going all-electric, without a moment to spare for famous business sectors like the UK to boycott the offer of non-charged vehicles. In a passionate sounding explanation, Fiat’s supervisor Olivier François said: “The choice to dispatch the new 500 – electric and electric alone – was…

AMX eBike

Analog Motion’s AMX Is An e-Bike That Wants To Speed

14 Mar 2021

I’m always on the hunt for affordable but high-quality e-bikes. Not everyone can spend thousands of dollars, after all, on something by Riese & Müller or Gazelle. That’s why Analog Motion, a small company based in the UK, grabbed my attention back in 2019. The startup had already run a crowdfunding campaign for the AM1, a pedal-assist bicycle…

South African business jet pegasus first to take-off and land vertically

The Pegasus Vertical Take-Off & Landing Business Jet

08 Nov 2020

South Africa looks forward to designing and develop a business jet one of its own kind that will hover like an airplane but will take-off and land like a helicopter. Pegasus Universal Aerospace (PUA), a Pretoria based South African company, signed a memorandum of understanding with Callen-Lenz Group, a UK based technical aviation consultant. As…

Autonomous Scooters coming soon

Autonomous Scooters To Hit The Cities Soon

30 Oct 2020

Google has engaged with numerous bold ideas it doesn’t like. But three years ago, the concept of a self-driving bicycle was just too much. It ridiculed the idea of an autonomous bicycle in an April Fools’ Day video. Why would someone need a bike that rode itself? Since then the scooter-sharing and electric bike trend has raged into…