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Mercedes-Benz Introduces EQC Crossover, Its First All-Electric Production Vehicle at werd.com

Mercedes-Benz Introduces EQC Crossover, Its First All-Electric Production Vehicle

Posted in Automotive and Cars

With the unveiling of the EQC crossover, Mercedes-Benz is stepping squarely into the ring with its first full production, all-electric vehicle. At the same time, they’re launching a whole new automotive division, called simply EQ. This new mid-size  SUV is all wheel drive and powered by a pair of electric motors, one up front and one in the back. Its 200-mile range is pretty impressive and so are the other numbers: 402 horsepower and 564 pound-feet of torque. The interior, details and design language all draft off the latest iterations of the current lineup. The forthcoming EQC will be ready for public consumption at some point in 2020.

Convert Your Skate into an Electric Vehicle with Unlimited x Loaded at werd.com

Convert Your Skate into an Electric Vehicle with Unlimited x Loaded

Posted in Gear for Men

The conversion kits from Unlimited x Loaded allow you turn almost any old skateboard into an electric one. Featuring top name components from Paris Trucks, Orangatang wheels, and Loaded, the modular, upgradeable kits include a sleek, truck-mounted motor, handheld remote control, LED lighting, & more. They offer 3 different kits that deliver speeds up to 26MPH & ranges up to 13 miles.

This is One Cool Electric Vehicle at werd.com

This is One Cool Electric Vehicle

Posted in Automotive and Snow

Bobsla is not the first snow toy to come out of Austria’s Tirol region. It is however the first electric one we’ve seen. Like a GoKart for the ski slopes, Bobsla is a single-rider EV with dual snowmobile-style tracks powered by a compact 220V system. It sure looks like fun. The question is, will we ever see it shredding ski areas in the U.S.?

The 2020 Mini Cooper SE is All-Electric at werd.com

The 2020 Mini Cooper SE is All-Electric

Posted in Automotive and Cars

Drivers on the hunt for an electric vehicle will soon have another solid option. The 2020 Mini Cooper SE is Mini’s first-ever production electric car. With its 181-hp electric motor, it retains the fun “go kart-like” handling Mini is known for while boasting a 168-mile range. A DC Fast charger allows it to recharge to 80% in just 35 minutes. For even more efficiency, it also features regenerative braking—another first for Mini.

Bollinger Motors B1 All-Electric SUV Looks Like an Instant Classic at werd.com

Bollinger Motors B1 All-Electric SUV Looks Like an Instant Classic

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

Bollinger Motors, based in upstate New York, just rolled out its first vehicle, an all-electric SUV called the B1. The heavy duty design has a boxy Rover/Hummer vibe and the 100 kWh battery will give it a 200 mile range. It delivers approx. 360 horsepower and 472 lb-foot of torque making it a legit off-road and & work vehicle. 0 to 60 comes in at 4.5. The interior is simple & utilitarian but well designed and also has that vintage-classic vibe. Pre-order yours for 2018.

Maserati Alfieri Electric Sports Car at werd.com

Maserati Alfieri Electric Sports Car

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Based around the sleek & futuristic design of their Alfieri Concept Car, Maserati plans to unveil its first electric vehicle … but not until 2020. Aside from images highlighting the stunning lines of this luxury 2-door sports car, few other details are currently known about the yet-to-be-developed powerplant for this first-ever electric Maserati.

Cadillac is Working On an All-Electric Crossover at werd.com

Cadillac is Working On an All-Electric Crossover

Posted in Automotive and Cars

The most interesting forthcoming Cadillac is two things that heretofore have never been combined under the luxury GM nameplate: it’s electric & it’s a crossover. So far all the world has seen are some Tesla-esque images. No stats. Not even a name. What we do know, it will be using GM’s “BEV3” electric vehicle platform.

Trick or Treat: The Hummer Returns as an All-Electric at werd.com

Trick or Treat: The Hummer Returns as an All-Electric

Posted in Automotive and Trucks

The Hummer is back. Yes, General Motors’ long-shuttered Hummer operation is rising from the ashes as the Hummer EV, an all-electric super truck boasting a 350-mile range, 1000 horsepower, and get this—a diagonal off-road driving feature called Crab Mode. As the flagship of GM’s massive push into the EV market, the Hummer EV runs on an all-new modular electric vehicle platform and battery system known as Ultium. Sold under the GM brand, the first of several new Hummer models will reach dealerships in fall of 2021.

Aston Martin Introduces Its First Electric: The Rapide E at werd.com

Aston Martin Introduces Its First Electric: The Rapide E

Posted in Automotive and Exotic

Based on the original Rapide super-sedan, Aston Martin’s forthcoming Rapide E will be the automaker’s first-ever all-electric vehicle. The combination of a center-mounted 65.0-kWh battery pack and two rear-mounted electric motors generate 602 horsepower and 701 lb-ft of torque. That translates to a top-speed of 155MPH and a range of roughly 200 miles. Only 155 of these hand-built supercars will be produced.

Volvo Rolls Out Its First All-Electric: The XC40 Recharge at werd.com

Volvo Rolls Out Its First All-Electric: The XC40 Recharge

Posted in Automotive and Cars

With the ambitious goal of producing only electric vehicles by 2025, Swedish automaker Volvo has just unveiled its first-ever all-electric, the XC40 Recharge SUV. Based on the existing XC40 platform, it is powered by a 78-kWh battery and a pair of electric motors, to produce an impressive 402 HP and 487 lb. ft. of torque, with a range of 200-250 miles. Volvo is also giving Recharge buyers a year of free charging.

BMW Introduces the 2022 iX, a 500-Horsepower Electric Crossover at werd.com

BMW Introduces the 2022 iX, a 500-Horsepower Electric Crossover

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Due to reach the U.S. in 2022, BMW’s latest offering is the all-new iX, an electric crossover that boasts 500-horsepower and a range of 300-miles. BMW has not released full specs on the vehicle yet but has shared this: with support for DC fast charging at rates of up to 200 kW, the batteries in the iX can be recharged from 10 to 80 percent in under 40 minutes. Nice numbers!

Surf Without Waves On This Electric Jet Board at werd.com

Surf Without Waves On This Electric Jet Board

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This is the latest electric Jet Board from Sweden’s Radinn. It’s faster, cheaper, and the battery now lasts longer. It cruises across the water at speeds up to 36MPH, the electric motor is essentially silent, and at full speed the battery will last 25 minutes. The battery is also removable, so you can quickly swap it out for a freshly charged one & get back out on the water.

Bundl Is The World’s First Electric Heated Sleeping Bag With Smart Sensor Technology at werd.com

Bundl Is The World’s First Electric Heated Sleeping Bag With Smart Sensor Technology

An electric sleeping bag? Your friends might laugh but only until they’re shivering and you’re throwing a leg out to cool down. The Bundl electric-heated sleeping bag features smart sensor technology that lets you power up, heat up and control your sleeping temp via the Bundl app. With 3 internal carbon fiber heating panels it also offers zone-controlled heating offering a wide-range of warmth from -10º – 30ºf. A funded Kickstarter.

GoSun Fusion is a Hybrid Solar/Electric Oven at werd.com

GoSun Fusion is a Hybrid Solar/Electric Oven

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The latest solar cooking innovation from GoSun is called the Fusion. In addition to its two sets of parabolic reflectors, there is also an electric heating element. This means cloudy days or early evenings won’t keep you from cooking. They offer a portable power supply for the oven, and even when using the electric heating element, the Fusion is 5X more efficient than a normal oven & it can go anywhere.

Curtiss Rolls Out Zeus Radial “V8” Electric at werd.com

Curtiss Rolls Out Zeus Radial “V8” Electric

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

It’s hard to picture this thing actually rolling down the road but the Curtiss Motorcycles Zeus Radial is a functioning—and super-fast—motorbike powered by an electric motor designed in a cool “V8” configuration. The look of the “engine” is actually 8 cylindrical batteries that make up the “V” formation. The YASA P400 R Series electric motor produces 217 horsepower and 147 lb. ft. of torque. If those numbers don’t mean much to you, we’ll translate: it’s scary fast.

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes at werd.com

Coast Introduces Dirtbike-Inspired Buzzraw X Line Of Electric Bikes

Posted in Bike and Sporting Gear

Too many electric bicycles emit that Bay Area tech nerd vibe. Not the case for the new Buzzraw X series from Singapore-based Coast cycles. Available in three versions, the buzzraw X pedal, the buzzraw X750 and buzzraw X250, these dirtbike-inspired electric cruisers feature full suspension, 5-hour battery life, oversized wheels, and sweet options like silent belt drive, and a bar-mounted digital display to track speed & battery life.

Harley Davidson Introduces Electric Bikes for Tykes at werd.com

Harley Davidson Introduces Electric Bikes for Tykes

Posted in Automotive and Motorcycles

Motorcycle ridership in the USA is dying fast. Rather than prep for the funeral, Harley Davidson is taking a longview, building electric bikes for kids, who they hope will become the next generation of motorcyclists. To that end they’ve created two new kids push bikes, the Iron E12 for riders age 3-5 & the Iron E16, for riders age 5-7. They have no pedals but instead feature electric hub motors that allow for speeds up to 11MPH which can be set & adjusted by parents. Battery run-times: 30-60 minutes.

The Kuberg Ranger is a 50MPH Off-Road Electric Scooter at werd.com

The Kuberg Ranger is a 50MPH Off-Road Electric Scooter

Posted in Automotive

Half dirtbike & half electric scooter, Kuberg’s Ranger off-road scooter boasts a powerful 14,000-watt electric powertrain that delivers dirt-slinging speeds up to 50MPH and a range up to 120 miles using a dual battery system. Designed for stand-up or sit-down riding, it features a pop-up pneumatic seat to instantly convert with the push of a button. It also comes with a removable cargo trailer for towing additional gear.