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New Electric eSpire Offers More Go for Less Green (still a lot)

September 10th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

The new eSpire electric bicycle from Third Element was one of the hits of the past week's Eurobike 2011 show, offering more power, more speed, and more range than its predecessors, at a substantially reduced price ... but it's still decidedly "up" the upscale. Click through to check it out!

Intelliwheels Gears up for Faster Wheelchairs

July 26th, 2011 | by Jo Borrás

Electric powered vehicles are better than fossil fuel powered vehicles, but fossil fuels have a way of creeping into conversations about electric vehicles. Perhaps that's rightly so. After all, what good does a broad adoption of EVs do for the world if we've just offset fossil fuel use from our cars to our power stations, right? Right. So, given that electric power is good, human-power (whenever possible) is probably better -- and any new technology that encourages us to power ourselves around town should probably be welcomed with open arms

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