Electric

A New Electric Ireland 2.0? Breathing New Life into Old Cars.

The advent of the Electric Car is seen by many as another step down a path that is leading to the disposable car: a product to be consumed and thrown away when no longer useful. It’s easy to see why. Most new cars are made up of sealed components that can not be reconditioned or …

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Hashtag Trending – Huawei Mate 30 phones; Scotiabank data leak; Amazon buys electric trucks

Huawei officially launches Mate 30 smartphones, Scotiabank accidentally displays private code for public viewing, Amazon buys 100,000 electric delivery vehicles. That’s all the tech news that’s trending today. It’s Friday, September 20th, and I’m your host, Tom Li. Trending everywhere, Huawei today launched the Mate 30 series smartphone with triple cameras. The Mate 30 Pro …

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Did Tesla Just Set an Electric Car Speed Record at the Nürburgring?

Tesla is attacking the race track. It claims to have a set a lap record at the famed Laguna Seca Track in California and now appears to be taking on the most famous track for sports cars, Germany’s Nürburgring. There are also reports a modified Model S lapped the Nürburgring this week in 7 minutes, …

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Mercedes-Benz is releasing an electric scooter in 2020

Mercedes-Benz quietly slipped out an announcement that it’s breaking into electric scooters. The company quietly announced the scooter at the Frankfurt Motor Show last week, but gave precious little detail. We first spotted the news via The Verge. In a press statement the company said: “E-scooters have only been allowed on German roads since June, …

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Why Bird, Lime and Jump electric scooters are suddenly stopping or slowing down

Like scores of tourists who zip through Santa Monica on e-scooters every day, 21-year-old Elliot Stevenson had no idea there was a fence around the pier until he hit it. “I was cruising down the hill and lost power,” the bewildered visitor from New Zealand said as he wheeled his just-rented Lime back toward Ocean …

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