Schaeffler BioHybrid Prototype Pedal Car Gets Real, as this fully functional prototype of the CES concept gets driven on public roads.
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Of all the oddball green car concepts out there – and, there are a lot of ’em! – my favorite has to be the Twike 4XP. A human-powered hybrid, the Twike 4XP is a tiny urban runabout that you can pedal like a bicycle, but also drive around like an electric car. If you’re running […]
The Twike is, essentially, a pedal-assist covered bicycle that’s intended primarily as low-impact, zero-emission urban transport.
If you think the twin disc brake setup of the LEAOS pedal-electric bicycle hints at the bike’s performance, you’re right. With a 36V 250W electric assist helping you push the pedals through an 8-speed Shimano Alfine gearest, this high-end, carbon monocoque bike is more than capable of blitzing through modern day traffic with (what promises to be) as much “go” as a small scooter.
Matra’s innovative, battery-swapping line of pedal-electric bicycles continues to expand throughout Europe. If this latest prototype is any indication, the next phase of Matra’s expansion will see the company enter the commercial delivery market. Matra sold over 5000 electric bikes last year, but hopes to expand its business with “pure” (read: non-pedal) scooters that include […]
The new-for-2013 Voltitude is an all-electric, Swiss Army bicycle that promises high-end folding construction and a 25 mile range. Perfect for commuters!