Cops confiscate hundreds of illegal e-bikes in Manhattan

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Police in Manhattan confiscated 247 illegal motorized bicycles in the borough on Wednesday during a targeted safety blitz. “Pedestrians, bikers & motorists are safer because we took these illegal electric ...

America's newest bikesharing program lets you drop off bikes basically anywhere

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Earlier this month, Bay-Area-based startup Spin introduced the first large-scale deployment of a stationless bikesharing program in the US. As of March 11, Austin, Texas now has hundreds of orange ...

How NEC brings cutting edge security to smart cities and public spaces

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One of the most interesting things about emerging technology is seeing traditional companies bring their years of experience to solve social problems for the greater good. An example is the ...

Electric Vehicle Purchase Incentives Under Fire In Many States Courtesy Of Big Oil

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March 21st, 2017 by Kyle FieldWith the early introduction of affordable, long-range EVs like the Chevy Bolt (with 238 miles of range) and the Tesla Model 3 (slated to move ...

UK Navy Base Launches Electric Fleet With 48 Nissan e-NV200 Combi Electric Vans

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March 21st, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanThe UK’s Royal Navy is launching into the future in a way that values and protects the environment around the world as well as in ...

Are Women Really More Risk-Averse on Bikes, or Just More Honest?

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There’s a widespread belief in the biking world that one reason to build comfortable bike infrastructure is that if streets are safer, more women will bike.Women are, as one saying ...

Bike-sharing companies are flooding the market, but this one insists its bikes are smartest

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Singapore now has a third bike-sharing company in just a few months. One of China's largest bike-sharing firms, Mobike launched here on Tuesday, adding to the growing list of bike-sharing ...

NYPD Seized 247 E-Bikes, Saving Zero Lives

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NYPD officers confiscated 247 electric-assist bikes in a 24-hour period on Wednesday, AMNY reports. E-bikes remain illegal under state law even though federal rules have permitted them for years. The ...

Could workplace charge points trigger electric vehicle demand?

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National Grid and eVolt report deployment of charge points at grid operators HQ has helped to drive staff interest in electric vehicles Could simply making electric vehicle (EV) charge points ...

These powerful electric bikes offer a massive dose of old school style

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If you're looking for an e-bike that blows away pretty much everything else on the market, take a peek at Juicer Bike's electric motorbicycles. The current trend of electric bicycles ...

Buick to introduce extended-range electric vehicle in China this year

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Buick announced that GM’s proven extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) technology, a new-generation of 1.0T/1.3T Ecotec engines and a nine-speed transmission will all be adopted in new or refreshed models launched ...

Will Tesla Be The King Of Market Share In The Electric Car Revolution?

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21 hours ago by EVANNEX FIRST MOVER: HOW TESLA WILL CONQUER MARKET SHARE AS THE AUTO INDUSTRY MOVES TOWARDS ELECTRIC VEHICLES Bloomberg notes one automaker that can provide further insight: ...

Uber for bikes: how 'dockless' cycles flooded China – and are heading overseas

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On a 30ft-wide screen in Hangzhou’s public bike share office, the counter ticks up relentlessly: 278,812 … 278,847 … 278,883 … Another 40 cycle rentals every couple of seconds. The ...

Federal and State Governments Take a Swipe at the Electric Vehicle Market

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Photo: IIHS Stephen Lacey: This is The Energy Gang, a weekly digest on energy, cleantech and the environment. I'm Stephen Lacey. This week, is the future of electric cars in ...

BMW explains its electric vehicle plans in more details and it’s going in the right direction

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We have been really suspicious of BMW’s plan for electrification mainly because they seem to have left an unnecessary 7-year gap in their electrification effort between the launch of ‘BMW ...

How Cambridge is putting the ‘smart’ in smart cities: A Eurotransport Magazine Blog

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22 March 2017•Author(s): Rachael Harper With Cambridge launching the first phase of its cutting-edge Intelligent City Platform (iCP) we delve deeper into what makes a city ‘smart’ in regards to ...

Baidu and Tencent Just Invested in this Electric Vehicle Maker

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BaiduTencent However, Baidu and Tencent recently came together to lead a 600 million yuan ($87 million) funding round in Shanghai-based electric vehicle maker NIO, formerly known as NextEV. That round ...

IoT: Essential Technologies for Smart Cities

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With the expansion of urban areas, technology is essential to tackle future challenges. Cities are becoming intelligent to leading with traffic congestion, urban mobility, and sustainability. In 30 years time,

Making smart cities a reality: How to handle big data

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Cities of the futureBy 2050, 70-80% of us will reportedly live in cities; which is an estimated 7.2 billion people. With this in mind, governments, local authorities and service providers ...

Melbourne, Barcelona, San Francisco: three smart cities changing the world

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The power of change has an impact on our lives every day. It always has been, and will be, the driving force of progress. The difference now – and it’s ...

30 Cities Look To Trump Anti-Science Trump With Huge $10 Billion Electric Vehicle Buy

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March 16th, 2017 by Zachary ShahanA $10 billion order for 114,000 electric vehicles — would that make your preferred legacy automaker wake up? Let’s start with what’s not news, just ...

Smart Cities: Companies Profiting from Urban Challenges

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For the first time in history, more people live in urban areas than rural areas. About 55 percent of the world’s population now lives in cities, where economic activity generates ...

China's 'Uber for bikes' wheels into Singapore

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Chinese bike-sharing company Mobike has taken a slice of Singapore's bike-sharing market, launching its services in Singapore Tuesday to ride alongside its competitors oBike from Singapore and Ofo from China.

The City Wants to Put an End to Its Electric Vehicle Parking Program

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If you live in a major American city and you own a car, parking is, undoubtedly, one of your biggest frustrations. But imagine if you have an electric car that ...

Nuances In Ridesharing: Trusting Strangers, Not Institutions

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March 17th, 2017 by Cynthia ShahanOpera Singers, violinists, ballet dancers, and others who go from city to city season to season — all around the world — are a great ...

Every Electric Vehicle, Ranked By Range

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Hyundai has a point that range is not the be-all-and-end-all when you compare electric vehicles. Still, for now, the distance that you can travel on a full charge of your ...

Risse Racing Technology Voltinator Tough E-Bike, Including DIY E-Bike Options

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March 17th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartIt seems not a day goes by without yet another electric bike (e-bike) company introducing a new model, answering the need of a specific market ...

Electric rides: the best e-bikes

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Until recently, mention the word “e-bike” in cycling circles and the next you’d hear was “cheat”. Bicycles are made for riding, for sweating, for effort. So what on earth is ...

Considering an electric vehicle? There’s no better time with Nissan’s $10,000 instant rebate

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If you live in North Carolina and Georgia (and some other states around the country) and have been considering buying an electric vehicle, there’s only a few days left to ...

Calfee Design Bamboo E-Bike, Anyone?

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March 16th, 2017 by Nicolas ZartOK, so let’s say a folding fat-tire electric bike hasn’t won you over and you’re still wondering why, oh why, they can’t make an eco-friendly ...

What We Can Learn from the World’s Top 3 Smart Cities

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You probably know there are more than 7 billion living humans on Earth, but have you noticed that between the years 1900 and 2000 the world’s population increase was three ...

Mercedes-Benz develops so-called Airbnb for cars

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by Autocar Mercedes-Benz is working on an “Airbnb for cars”, a scheme that will enable owners of vehicles not in use to rent them to others. Mercedes and Smart owners ...

Toyota to expand UK electric vehicle presence with £240 million investment

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Toyota Motor Europe is to invest £240 million in its UK manufacturing facility in Derbyshire to enable it to produce its range of electric vehicles in the country. The facility ...

If Trump wants an easy policy win, he should focus on funding smart cities

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Two decades after social scientists coined the term “smart cities,” the dream of tech-enabled communities has yet to come to fruition. But Donald Trump’s presidency could prove a turning point ...

U.S. cities’ massive electric vehicle order increases to 114,000 vehicles, ~40 companies competing

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We reported earlier this year on the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, Ore., sending a request for information (RFI) to automakers for an electric car order ...

Nissan launches Yokohama car sharing with quirky little EV

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Commuting around Yokohama Station in Japan just got a little easier, thanks to an inexpensive new car-sharing scheme. Nissan introduced the Choimobi Yokohama round-trip service, which adds 25 vehicles around ...

How smart cities are leading the charge for transportation and tech infrastructure

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The political landscape may be shifting in Washington, D.C., but when it comes to building the high-tech infrastructure for data and transportation, urban planners are thinking globally and acting locally.

Renault optimizes the lifecycle of its electric vehicle batteries

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Blog Renault pioneered the development of electric vehicles in Europe, and leads the European electric vehicle market today. The vehicle batteries are rented to customers, and have been since release ...

China's largest bike-sharing company has a solution for people vandalizing its bikes

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For all the buzz that the bike-sharing concept gets, the ill-treatment of these bikes gets just as much attention. Because people are terrible. China's Ofo, which has become the first ...

Renault opens an Innovation Lab in Paris devoted to the future of mobility

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ALL RENAULT NISSAN 21/03/2017 - Renault reaches milestone of 100,000 E.V. batteries leased 20/03/2017 - Supercars ready for Australian Grand Prix races in Melbourne 20/03/2017 - Nissan ...

Official 'Simpsons' bikes let you ride like Bart

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You might expect an official bike paying tribute to "The Simpsons" to be completely over the top. Perhaps it would have pink doughnut tires and come with a Marge-Simpson-hair helmet.

How The IoT And Smart Cities Can Help Meet Sustainable Development Goals

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By 2050, more than six billion people worldwide will live in cities, creating sustainability challenges on a huge scale. Many cities are already overcrowded, leading to transport and traffic congestion,

Cyclist bikes 125 miles to create the cutest of map goats

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Try to name something more than riding 125 miles in the shape of a goat. Go ahead, try. ���� GOAT RIDE! ���� We did it @mrtyhrlyfghtclb @blipsandchips @cpdeacon Link to ...

How Electric And Autonomous Vehicles Can Spawn An Era Of Unprecedented ‘Urban Flourishing’

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Photo Courtesy Of This is a question posed by former Executive Director of the Sierra Club, Carl Pope, who challenges us to consider how autonomous vehicles should integrate into ...

Nissan launches new car-sharing service with its ultra-compact ‘Twizy’ electric vehicle

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Nissan is launching a new car-sharing service with two-seater electric vehicles aimed only at city-driving. After several trials over the past 4 years, they are now starting a new program ...

Car sharing service featuring Nissan’s New Mobility Concept launches in Yokohama

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Nissan Motor Co. and the City of Yokohama are introducing a round-trip car sharing service featuring the Nissan New Mobility Concept, an ultra-compact electric vehicle. The service, “Choimobi Yokohama,” enables ...

Smart cities must be people-centered, equitable cities

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Technology has always been a critical force deeply intertwined with the evolution of cities. From the first human settlements millennia ago to the industrial revolution to today, technological breakthroughs have ...

UrbanX Launches Kickstarter For Its Electric Wheel Retrofit Solution

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March 14th, 2017 by Kyle FieldUrbanX has developed what it believes is a revolutionary e-bike offering, but there’s a catch — it only comes with one wheel. In fact … ...

Jaguar’s First Electric Vehicle Hits Public Roads for the First Time

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Jaguar is working toward creating the first real-world competition for the Tesla Model X, and it recently took a big step by taking its concept electric crossover out for a ...

5G Networks: Making Smart Cities a Reality

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The future of connectivity is closer than you think. 5G, the next iteration of wireless broadband, promises to offer high-speed, low-latency services, hailing networks that will enable the millions of ...

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