Is Asia's signature mode of transport set for an electric revolution?

Green and yellow auto rickshaws chug through the crowded streets of New Delhi. Tuk tuks sputter on the roads in Thailand to tourists' delight.

Millions in South and Southeast Asia rely on these three wheelers -- known variously as rickshaws, tuk tuks or tricycles -- as an affordable mode of transportation. But while beloved by many, the vehicles are also blamed for bottleneck congestion and pollution, spewing carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and particle matters that become trapped inside the lungs.

Posted on June 12, 2014 and filed under Electric Bikes.

Electric Bike Technician Training at ProdecoTech by LEVA

Pete Prebus, Founder of discusses LEVA's new electric bike technician training program by LEVA.

The other day Robert Provost, CEO of ProdecoTech, invited me to join them for the Light Electric Vehicle Association (LEVA) E-Bike Technician Training at ProdecoTech headquarters.

How could I say no?!

Electric cycles, bikes and 'tuks' get traction

Despite America's love affair with Harley-Davidsons, electric motorcycles — as well as e-bicycles — are revving up U.S. sales.

Two-wheeled e-vehicles are gaining converts among urban commuters and law enforcement, which see a stealth advantage in their quietness. More than three dozen U.S. police departments nationwide now use e-motorcycles.

Posted on May 28, 2014 and filed under In The News, Electric Bikes.