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Battery innovation – supercapacitors

Laptop slow to charge? I-phone flat by lunchtime?

Biggest hold-up in fast developing personal devices is the power sources. Lithium-ion technology is not that good. Enter the supercapacitor Supercapacitors don’t act like normal batteries. Theoretically – and it is only a theory – they could act as a power supply that not only charges your devices in minutes, but also gives those devices […]

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Turbine-generated water filtration from ‘wet’ air

Turbine-generated water filtration from ‘wet’ air

The earth's atmosphere is packed with a huge freshwater reserve: 13000km3. Eole Water has created an innovative technology which is able to turn this moisture into drinking water.

In remote areas without access to fresh drinking water, there is often the dual concern of a lack of electricity. French company Eole’s modified turbine not only harnesses wind for energy, but includes a compressor similar to that of a dehumidifier, which pulls in air to generate condensation. The condensate is then harvested to produce […]

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Sailpower .. low winds = big E-output

Sailpower .. low winds = big E-output

New design captures high levels of energy from low wind speeds    By using sail technology the Tradewind wind turbine “Square Rigger” – captures much higher levels of the available wind energy than turbines of similar size. This is particularly important in areas of constant but low-level wind, and this includes reduced wind level night […]

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Street rockets – NEW BRANDS set to dominate as bike world sleeps

Street rockets – NEW BRANDS set to dominate as bike world sleeps

Whenever a new innovation comes along there are new brands created. And occasionally other lead brands will try and steal a slice of the cake for themselves just because they are well positioned to do so. Inside the traditional bike world the leading brands are sitting pretty comfortably to take control of the emerging market […]

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eROCKIT eating up European cities

It's Austrian designed, German built and eating up cities all over Europe

eROCKIT is a new way of urban locomotion with a zero emission electric drive. It was invented and developed by Stefan Gulas in 2005 and with various modifications is now in full sales production. They call it the human hybrid as an allegory for a new vehicle. It combines the performance of an electric motorcycle […]

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WISPER 905 Classic – 8 years of sales

WISPER 905 Classic – 8 years of sales

The Wisper 905 is now on the market for it’s eighth year. During that time the bike has evolved into a superb piece of machinery tried and trusted all over the world by police forces and leisure riders alike. Made in Germany, the Wisper 905Classic now features such high end refinements as hydraulic brakes, Shimano […]

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EVOBIKES – deep down and dirty

EVOBIKES – deep down and dirty

Three dirt ebikes from EVOBIKES are on sale in UK stores. The Bomber, Hurricane and Fighter are built to take a pounding off road, but are street legal too (up to 20mph in the UK). With a top speed circa 50mph, hydraulic disc brakes and amazing acceleration, these ebikes look stylish, perform well, have zero […]

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Hydrogen gas cell bike unveiled

Hydrogen gas cell bike unveiled

Intelligent Energy, a British hydrogen energy technology developer, unveiled their new ENV (Emissions neutral vehicle) motorcycle this week. The super-futuristic looking crotch rocket runs on compressed hydrogen gas, run through a fuel cell to power its 6kW electric drive motor. The drive is so silent that pedestrian safety advocates are petitioning the company to add […]

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Energica eCRP 1.4 clocks 220km/hr

Energica eCRP 1.4 clocks 220km/hr

Energica and the eCRP 1.4 electric superbike were the primary guests of the launch of “Z.ero E.mission V.ehicle & Press ecoRace”. Zev Day was an Italian event organized by Modena Racetrack in collaboration with Renault Italy and dedicated to sustainable mobility. The CRP Group who are local to Modena decided to surprise all the participants […]

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