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Nissan IDS driver-less car
Nissan revealed its vision for the future of electric vehicles with week with the concept launch of the zero emissions IDS Concept Car. The electronic prototype was revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, one of the leading forum for showcasing the technological advancement among competing electric car companies.
solar-charged scooter, eBike

The Beast D is an off-road eBike that is charged with inbuilt solar panels, and has additional features of an ATV.

An eBike is a bicycle that has an integrated electric motor which can be used for propulsion, however they still have the means to be pedaled by the rider which makes them differ from a motorcycle.

This solar-charged scooter has been created by Daymak Inc., and they describe it as “tough, sturdy, built to take it, perfect for off-road use but completely street legal,”.

Features of the solar-charged scooter

It has two DC brush-less motors of 500W, as well as 60V 20AH lithium-ion energy storage that are good for 800 cycles.

The battery pack is made up of Samsung 2200mAH 18mm by 65mm cells,  a form factor which is also used in Telsa vehicles.

It takes four to six hours for the solar-charged scooter to be charged by electricity, or it can be charged via the 15W [...]

Old electric car batteries
The auto and clean energy industries both have vested interests in finding effective ways of reusing old electric car batteries but have been unsuccessful until 2015.
Fuel cell electric vehicle
After BMW has implied and then withdrew its concept for a fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) during the 2015 North American International Auto Show, the German automaker has finally announced its plans for production by 2020.
Tesla Motors Inc., a leading manufacturer and seller of electric cars and their components, may have been busy with its Supercharger DC fast-charging stations’ openings but its battery swapping operations are coming to a standstill.
Electric Tire Concept
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tires and accessories, has released its innovative electric tire concept.
Electric Truck
The Vancouver International Auto Show is among the best venues to find innovative car designs and the 2015 show, which was held last March 24-29, 2015 was one of the best yet. Here, the Odyssey Battery Bigfoot No. 20 Monster Truck, which is considered as the world’s first electric truck, was introduced to the general public.
Battery-Powered Ferry
Ampere, a Norwegian battery-powered ferry, was awarded the prestigious recognition of “Ship of the Year” at the SMM trade show last September 2014.
Electric Plane Factory
An Electric Plane Factory will soon be constructed in France and is said to manufacture the E-Fan 2.0, a two-seater electric plane that may be available to the public in the next two and a half years.
Solar Powered Charging Station
After all limitations surrounding the electric vehicles, like coal-fired power plants to generate the electricity of electric cars, San Francisco has unveiled a solar powered charging station to counter critics and highlight that electric vehicles can create zero emissions and efficiently uses energy.
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