Why the rise of the electric scooter has been a bumpy ride

JUDY WOODRUFF: In dozens of cities, the electric scooter has taken off as a popular novelty, for sure, and, for many, an environmentally friendly and economical alternative to driving. Last week, Ford Motor Company got into the act, buying its own scooter start-up. But there’s a big backlash building as well over this new fad. […]

Thor Wants to Throw Down an Electric Hammer on Tesla

(elevator music) This young man is Dakota Sembler and he has it all. A flamingo patterned car. An office that couldn’t quit 1971. A bunch of surplus military gear, and then this incredible machine. An all electric semi-truck that is both a salute, and a giant middle finger to Elon Musk. (intense techno music) Dakota […]

Why electric scooters are illegal in New York and London

– So I’ve always been a cyclist who hated electric scooters, until I went to Berlin. (upbeat music) So, I was sold on the idea of getting an electric scooter but when I got back to London, I hit a little bit of a snag. It turns out, scooters are essentially illegal to use here […]

Evil Trump Admin Will Let California BURN

Emails obtained recently by the Guardian reveal that the interior department, run by Donald Trump’s political appointees, tried to manipulate climate data in order to promote logging in the state of California. So let’s rewind the clock a little bit and figure out how all this started. Back in 2018 California was suffering from the […]

This Electric E36 Makes 850 lb/ft of Torque at the Wheels! – /TUNED

[MUSIC PLAYING] MATT FARAH: The Dyno is the primary way to measure how much power a car is actually putting to the ground. Some cars come with lots of advertised horsepower, but also lots of unadvertised drivetrain loss, meaning anywhere from 10 to 30% of that horsepower goes to waste just spinning the car’s own […]

Electric scooters may not be around for long…

– Electric scooters! Love them or hate them, they’re everywhere now. Shareable electric scooters can be found in most American cities. And they’re quickly expanding around the world to cities like Paris, Vienna, Madrid, and Tel Aviv. Scooter-sharing has been one of the biggest tech crazes of the last year with venture capitalists pouring more […]