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Lyft poaches Bird’s head of vehicle product

Shared electric bike and scooter services are constantly at war with each other — whether it’s battling for an operating permit in a highly-coveted market, raising a massive round of funding or making a key hire. Today, the war continues with Lyft’s recent hiring of Eugene Kwak, Bird’s now-former head of vehicle product. Kwak’s first ...

Uber Eats, micromobility services are growing faster than Uber’s core ride-hailing business

Uber’s ride-hailing business is growing more slowly than its newer bets. In Uber’s Q1 2019 earnings, the company reported gross bookings growth of 230 percent for its other bets, while ridesharing grew just 22 percent compared to the same quarter last year. Gross bookings are the revenue earned minus things like taxes, tolls, fees, wages ...

Bikes on sale at Walmart: Save up to $400 on Schwinn, Huffy, e-bikes, and more

05.21.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

We don't know if it's to cancel out their carbon footprint or get in shape, but more people are turning to biking than ever before. (A May 2019 report on cycling trends showed that now 24% of New Yorkers rode a bike in the past year, and over 1,000 n... ...

The Vector: You Can Invest In The Electric Motorcycle Business

04.20.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

You too could own a tiny part of an electric motorcycle startup. Crowdfunding is the new thing for everything, these days–even motorcycles. Arc, a British startup, is using crowdfunding to get its electric motorcycle into production. This funding isn’t the same as the platforms you’re probably familiar with; “Crowdcube” is an equity-based platform for crowdfunding. ...

Witness The Epic Drag Race Between The H2 And The LS-218

04.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Supercharger versus electric power. In the realm of superbikes, speed comes in all shape and sizes. While it is virtually impossible to reach the limits of these models built for speed on the road, that’s when hitting the track for a few laps or a few quarter-mile runs come in handy. Two guys got to put ...

Rumor Control: So, Husky Is Coming Up With An Electric Scooter?

04.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The wheels on the rumor mill go ’round and ’round. Nobody is immune to the booming electric trend. Between the newly formed Big Four swappable battery consortium, the exploding number of e-motorcycles startups, and virtually every bike brand on the face of the Earth working on something electric-y, ready or not, the electric revolution is coming. At Husqvarna’s, ...

The Future Electric Kawasaki Could Be A Ninja?

04.16.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Team Green could go sporty electric. Kawasaki working on an electric powertrain is not exactly news. We’ve been suspecting the Green Brand has been looking into a zero-emission engine for a few years already, with patents emerging as early as 2016. More recently, in early March, we dug out some documents about an electric engine cooling system. ...