Carbo folding ebike: Good, fast, or cheap, pick all 3

When looking for the perfect ebike, there are a lot of things to consider. There’s price, weight, capabilities, performance and something that’s hard to quantify: feel. That’s a combination of factors that is affected by the geometry of the bike, its materials, components and other nuances. I took a ride on the crowd-funded Carbo folding bike this week and I’m not sure I’ve ever felt as comfortable on a folding bike in the city as I did on this extremely light, yet powerful ebike. Read More

Head of Renault-Nissan Alliance Carlos Ghosn arrested for ‘serious misconduct’, going to be ousted

Carlos Ghosn, the head of the Renault-Nissan Alliance and one of the biggest proponents of electrification amongst the leaders of legacy automakers, was arrested in Tokyo today over some ‘serious misconduct’ of a financial nature. more…

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Green Deals: Snow Joe 22-inch 15A Electric Snow Blower $159, more

Lowe’s offers the Snow Joe 22-inch 15A Electric Snow Blower with Dual LED Lights for $159 shipped. For comparison, it usually sells for over $200 and it just fell to a new Amazon all-time low at $178. Snow is upon, or for some of you, already here. It’s time to start thinking about cleaning off the walks and driveways. Forget about those bulky gas and oil-driven alternatives and go with this option from Snow Joe. It features a 22-inch wide cutting path, dual LED lights and includes a two-year warranty. Rated 4/5 stars. Read More

Looking for an electric bike or scooter? Here’s your Black Friday deals preview

Electric bicycles are getting dangerously close to becoming mainstream. Commuters are using them all over Europe and Asia, and now they’re popping up increasingly often in cities around the US.

Prices are all over the map, from sub-$500 electric bicycles and scooters to $10,000 fancy pants e-bikes. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up soon, here’s a preview of some of the best deals we’re going to see on personal electric vehicles. Read More

Green Deals: ChargePoint Wi-Fi-enabled EV Chargers from $389 shipped, more

Amazon offers the ChargePoint Home Wi-Fi-enabled 240V 32A Electric Vehicle Charger with 18-foot cable for $389 shipped. That’s good for over $200 off and a new Amazon all-time low. This model is rated as a level 2 charger that can provide 7.8kW of power. It’s designed to be plugged into an existing NEMA 6-50 outlet with a 40 amp, 240 volt circuit. If you need a longer cable, jump to 25-feet for $419 (Reg. $600) on the hardwired version or $449 (Reg. $700) on the plug-in station model. All three are Wi-Fi-enabled, so you check on your charging progress, manage settings and more remotely via an app. These are the #1 best-selling EV charging kits at Amazon with 300 reviewers leaving a 4.3/5 star ratingmore… Read More

Tesla buys trucking companies to shorten Model 3 delivery times for tax credit by the end of the year

Tesla extended the deadline to order Model 3 and get a delivery by the end of the year in order to get the full federal tax credit for electric vehicles.

CEO Elon Musk says that they achieved that by “acquiring trucking capacity”. more…

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Green Deals: Sun Joe 2-in-1 8A Electric Pole Saw $80, more

Home Depot offers the Sun Joe 2-in-1 8A Electric Convertible Pole Chain Saw for $80.29 shipped. For comparison, it usually sells for upwards of $110 and just dropped to $92 at Amazon. This is the best price available. Sun Joe’s 8A electric pole saw is perfect for cleaning up your property. It has a unique design that can be used in various ways for different tasks. Best of all? No gas or oil to deal with. Rated 4.5/5 stars. Read More

Green Deals: Suaoki 150Wh Electric Generator w/ USB + AC $99.50, more

Suaoki (99% positive feedback from 12,200 Amazon reviewers) via Amazon offers its 150Wh Electric QC 3.0 Generator for $99.53 when promo code 7VH5OYT6 is applied during checkout. That’s good for $26 off the regular going rate, a new Amazon all-time low and the best that we can find. This portable generator is capable of doing it all, and thankfully doesn’t require any gas or oil. Features include two AC plug-ins, four USB ports that charge at up to 18W max and a rugged design. Rated 4.2/5 stars by 280 Amazon reviewers. Read More

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