Motorcycles + Scooters

Kenya President William Ruto arriving at the Africa Climate Summit after driving himself from State House in an Autopax Air EV Yetu. Image courtesy of Citizen TV on X.

Dynamics of Electric Mobility Transition in Kenya

George, a delivery executive, lives in a modest home on the outskirts of Nairobi. He unplugs the wire that charges his shiny new electric bike, presses a tiny switch bringing the quiet motor to life, and rides off to deliver happiness in the form of food. George is part of … [continued]

Casella Family Brands’ new solar facility in Yenda, NSW powered by Trina Solar modules + tracker. Image Credit: Casella Family Brands, photography by Vince Bucello.

New Battery Center in South Carolina, Athens Wants Electric Taxis, Solar Cleans Up Wine Country…

The green revolution is accelerating in Athens! By 2026, the city hopes to have ten times as many electric taxis on the road as there currently are. There are currently 13,661 taxis in Athens, and only 100 of them are electric. In solar news, a ramp-up of solar module production … [continued]

Images courtesy of Roam

ISP Syokinet Solutions Partners With Roam To Introduce 100 Electric Motorcycles For Its Field Technicians…

When it comes to the conversation about motorcycles in Africa, most of the talk is centered around the motorcycle taxi industry. That’s because there are tens of millions of motorcycles operating in the taxi industry across multiple countries. All of these are still essentially internal combustion engine motorcycles. This large … [continued]

Kenya President William Ruto arriving at the Africa Climate Summit after driving himself from State House in an Autopax Air EV Yetu. Image courtesy of Citizen TV on X.

Is There Really “Structural Overcapacity” of EVs & Solar that “the World Cannot Absorb”?

Last week, China’s President, Xi Jinping, was in Paris, France. Again, there were calls for China to address “Structural Overcapacity” that “will lead to Chinese EVs flooding Europe.” The loudest call came from Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, who said “China continues to massively support its … [continued]

L-R Harry Foskin, public policy manager, Voi, and Sean Tierney, inclusive cycling co-ordinator Wheels For All, with boxes of helmets donated by Voi. Pic: Voi

Voi Donates New Helmets To Wheels For All

E-scooter and e-bike operator Voi has donated helmets to Wheels for All in Liverpool. Wheels for All enables disabled children and adults to take part in cycling activities, using adapted bikes including handcycles, trikes and wheelchair transporters. Voi, which has recently launched its industry-leading new e-bike model in Liverpool, where … [continued]