Green Deals: four-pack 20 LED Solar Outdoor Lights $29.50, more

StapTOP (100% positive feedback from 39,000) via Amazon offers a four-pack of LITOM 20 LED Solar Outdoor Lights for $29.69 shipped when promo code Z8PA3IIE is applied during checkout. Originally $54, this bundle just dropped from closer to $40 down to $33. Today’s deal is $1 under the historic all-time low price at Amazon. These solar-powered lights are an easy way to illuminate outdoor spaces and sidewalks. Thanks to the power of the sun, you don’t need to worry about replacing batteries any time soon. Rated 4.6/5 stars. Read More

Inboard unveils their new 750W electric scooter and takes aim at scooter sharing

Inboard Technology is best known for their highly acclaimed M1 electric skateboard, which is fairly unique among a large pack of competitors due to its removable and swappable batteries.

For weeks they’ve been teasing their customers with the imminent launch of “something”, while revealing very few hints. Today they’ve finally dropped the veil to show off the company’s new electric scooter, complete with an impressive list of features not found on any other electric scooters on the market. Read More

Green Deals: ChargePoint 18-foot 32A Wi-Fi Electric Vehicle Charger $519, more

Home Depot offers the ChargePoint Wi-Fi-enabled 18-foot 32A Indoor/Outdoor Electric Vehicle Charger for $519 shipped. That’s good for $130 off the regular price and the best available at the moment by $80. You can upgrade to a longer cable length or other power input options for around $50 more. ChargePoint’s vehicle charger can power your ride up to six-times faster than a standard wall outlet. The free smartphone app lets your track your vehicle’s progress along the way. Rated 4.9/5 stars. Read More

First look at the Audi e-tron pricing, options, and online configurator

One of the most disappointing thing about the launch of the e-tron yesterday was that Audi is not making it immediately available despite announcing the start of production earlier this month.

Instead, Audi is following Tesla with the reservation model that requires a $1,000 refundable deposit.

With a reservation, you at least get to see all the options and pricing information in the online configurator. more… Read More

Green Deals: Earthwise 21-inch Push Lawn Sweeper $57.50, more

Amazon offers the Earthwise 21-inch Push Lawn Sweeper for $57.42 shipped. Also at Walmart or Home Depot for $1 more. Regularly up to $70 at other retailers, today’s deal is a new Amazon all-time low and the best available. Comparable options sell for $100 or more at Amazon. This is an easy way to clean your yard this fall, and get a little exercise at the same time. Add in that you don’t have to do deal with oil or gas, and you’re in business. Rated 3.5/5 stars. Read More

Tesla’s fully self-driving cross-country road trip to ‘probably’ happen with version 10 ‘alpha build’, says Elon Musk

Tesla has been talking about demonstrating the full capabilities of its second generation Autopilot system with a fully self-driving cross-country road trip for 2 years now, but it has yet to happen.

Now CEO Elon Musk gives a new timeline for the fully self-driving cross-country road trip: ‘probably’ with the release of version 10 ‘alpha’. more… Read More

Green Deals: 4-pack Fujitsu Rechargeable AA Batteries $5, more

Newegg offers a four-pack of Fujitsu 2000mAh Rechargeable AA Batteries for $5. Free shipping is available for Newegg Premiere or Shoprunner members (free trial here), otherwise fees will apply. For comparison, you’ll typically pay more than $10 for this bundle while similar alternatives from Panasonic sell for three times as much. Fujitsu rechargeable batteries have solid ratings across the board. If you need a wall charger for your new batteries, this option from AmazonBasics will do the trick. Read More

Interbike Outdoor Demo summary: off-road electric bicycle heaven

Interbike, the largest bicycle trade show in the US, kicked off its industry and media-only portion today with the Outdoor Demo – a chance for companies to show off the abilities of their e-bikes.

While we saw some nice road-ready electric bicycles, it was the wide array of electric mountain bikes that stole the show. Read on to see the impressive lineup of diverse e-bikes we test rode today. Read More

Tesla is ending the free unlimited Supercharging era today – what does it mean?

For the last 5 years, Tesla has been building up the Supercharger network, which most EV owners would agree is the best and most extensive fast-charging network in the world, and it has been making it available for free for the vast majority of its drivers.

After several false alarms over the past 2 years, Tesla is now finally ending the free unlimited Supercharging era today. more… Read More

First Look: Greenworks Commercial Lithium Z industrial electric lawnmowers impress

I’ve used Greenworks lineup of 40V then 80V line of lawn equipment to take care of my acre of grass (and driveway in the winter) for over 5 years. Overwhelmingly, the experience has been positive with clean, quiet, vibration-free battery power really taking the edge off of lawn maintenance. If you are used to gas mowers, do yourself a favor and try an electric mower –– environment aside, it feels like pushing around a box fan compared to a loud, vibrating, smoke belching, antique. Read More

Bombardier unveils a new battery-powered train

Once actually somewhat common, battery-powered trains, especially full-size ones, are less common these days as third-rail-powered and diesel trains have gained in popularity.

Bombardier is unveiling a new battery-powered train in Berlin this week – “the first of its kind to enter passenger operation in Europe in over 60 years.” more… Read More

New US electric motorcycle company unveils new design with classic looks

Electric motorcycles might just be one of the quickest growing markets in the electric vehicle industry. From Harley-Davidson’s new premium electric motorcycle lineup to $2,000 imported Chinese electric motorcycles, we’re seeing interesting new e-moto offerings nearly weekly.

Now a new company in Long Beach, California is preparing to offer their own line of three new electric motorcycles with decidedly non-electric motorcycle stylings. Read More

Green Deals: Ryobi ONE+ 18V Electric String Trimmer and Blower Combo $149, more

Home Depot offers the Ryobi ONE+ 18V Cordless Electric String Trimmer and Jet Fan Blower Combo with battery for $149 shipped. As a comparison, the trimmer goes for $129 and the blower for $119, although those prices include the battery. Regardless, you’re saving at least $100 when buying these tools separately. This bundle is perfect outdoor yard work this fall as we get ready to dive into winter. With your savings, grab some extra string trimmer line for your new setup. Rated 4.6/5 stars. Read More

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