The Present Information – Jan 25, 2023

Hello, expensive readers and riders! Welcome again to The Vintagent’s EV information roundup. We’ve got some actually neat stuff for y’all this week, together with an electrical self-balancing wheelchair, Honda’s sizzling new releases, and the world’s first absolutely cast carbon fiber e-Motorbike. In case you see any EV tales that excite you, please share them with us at Let’s roll.

Scewo Reveals Self-Balancing Electrical Wheelchair

Enhancements to mobility automobiles are lengthy overdue: let’s hope the Scewo will change into reasonably priced and broadly adopted. [Scewo]

Lauded as a pioneering design by the medical tech business, Switzerland-based firm Scewo just lately unveiled its self-balancing, stair-climbing electrical wheelchair at CES 2023. Designed for optimum consolation and security, the BRO e-Wheelchair is outfitted with sensors, a digital camera, and modifiable configurations. Customers can function the wheelchair from an app or joystick and steering console.

Meet the World’s First Absolutely-Solid Carbon-Fiber e-Motorcycle

Small however very mild and terribly robust: the Magron Novus eBike in cast carbon fiber. [Rush Lane]

Rush Lane printed a narrative earlier this week that instantly caught our consideration. Bengaluru-based startup Magron Novus just lately launched the world’s first fully-forged carbon-fiber e-Motorbike. At the moment being take a look at ridden, the bike incorporates a fully-forged carbon-fiber physique and a 7.5kWh battery pack.

Honda Releases e-Cubs in China

Hey, when Honda final launched a Cub, it bought 100Million+ …so how will this new model be obtained? [Honda]

We’d wish to thank Eric for sending us some massive information from Large Purple. Honda lastly launched an electrical model of its iconic Cub line in China. Hailed because the world’s top-selling motorized vehicle, the Honda Cub has gained an enormous fanbase because it first hit the market in 1958. Honda’s new e-Cub lineup consists of three variants: the Cub e; the Dax e, and the ZOOMER e. To fulfill China’s e-Bike rules, all three variations have prime speeds of simply 15.5mph. Hopefully, we’ll quickly get some e-Cubs stateside.

BMW is Attempting Out Strong-State Batteries

Strong state batteries are one promising chance to alleviate the necessity for enormous Lithium and different uncommon earth mineral mining operations. As properly, they promise higher power density. [BMW]

By means of a collaboration with Strong Energy, luxurious automaker BMW will begin testing solid-state battery expertise. The corporate is making ready to develop a brand new line in Germany to check the solid-state cells and plans to current a working prototype earlier than 2025.

Michael Blast’s New e-Scrambler is a Trendy Trip

A brand new entry into the extremely aggressive, extremely well-liked eBike marketplace for small avenue bikes. [Michael Blast]

Vancouver-based e-Bike producer Michael Blast just lately launched a brand new retro-inspired e-Bike dubbed the Outsider. The punchy e-Bike is available in two trims, together with 500W and 750W, each of which may attain speeds of 20mph or extra.

Lazzarini Design Unveils Flying Foil Superyacht Idea

eOligarchs, anybody? Are you able to be inexperienced and nonetheless eat 10,000 instances extra sources than a median human? [Lazzarini]

Italian design studio Lazzarini Design unveiled renderings for a jaw-dropping 74m “flying” superyacht. Dubbed the Plectrum, the vessel is powered by a singular foiling system and runs on three hydrogen-powered motors which can be able to producing 5,000hp every. The Plectrum can elevate itself above the water earlier than reaching speeds of as much as 75 knots. The superyacht is modeled after America’s Cup Prada crusing yachts. The Plectrum’s inside structure is subdivided into 4 decks, with sufficient area to suit six visitor staterooms, a helicopter hanger, and a bow-lifting storage.




Stephanie Weaver is the EV Editor at The Vintagent, and a Philadelphia-based freelance author. When she’s not locked to her laptop computer, she might be discovered using horses and bikes.