Harley Davidson Project LiveWire - The Motor Company plugs in

Harley Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle

Perhaps the end times are nigh, Harley Davidson is building an electric motorcycle. Called Project LiveWire, it is being presented as sort of a beta test: … select consumers across the country will be able to ride and provide feedback on the bike, helping to shape the future of Harley-Davidson’s first-ever electric motorcycle. Interesting. Several […]

Tesla Motors Goes Open Source on All Electric Vehicle Patents

Tesla patent wall prior to removal

Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, opened up all of their patents for electric vehicle technology, removing them from display on their patent wall. Instead of protecting their intellectual property in court, he essentially said, “Here they are, go build electric vehicles.” That’s certainly not something you see every day and I doubt […]

Voxan Builds the Wattman – an Electric Cruiser

Voxan Wattman electric cruiser

Except for a number of one off projects by individual builders, electric motorcycles tend to be something either sporty and racer like or built for off road use. Companies getting into the e-bike business usually avoid cruisers, until now, that is, because Voxan, the newly revived French motorcycle company, just introduced the Wattman at the […]

Kubo – A Two Wheel Electric Pickup Truck

Kubo, the 2 wheel electric pickup truck / scooter

You remember the Lit Motors guys, they’re the ones doing the gyro stabilized enclosed two wheeler that sits still without any side stands because of the gyros in the base of the bike. Well, if you were paying attention to the other projects they had in motion at the time, you might have noticed Kubo. […]

Another Sign Our Electric Future Will Be Delayed

BMW i3 electric car comes with a gasoline powered loaner

We’ve written before about the limitations of electric motorcycles, cars and trucks, all because the batteries we need have been promised for years, but always seem five or ten years off. I wouldn’t bring this up again except I noticed what seems to me to be a glaring surrender to reality on the part of […]