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A 30 mph full-suspension electric scooter that looks striking and rides great: Kugoo Kirin G3 review

There are so many electric scooters these days that it’s becoming hard to keep them straight, so let’s complicate things even more by throwing another one into the mix! It’s time to take a deep dive into the Kugoo Kirin G3 electric scooter and see how it stacks up against the rest of the market. Kugoo Kirin G3 tech specs Motor: 1,200W rear hub motor Battery: 52V 18Ah (936 Wh) Top…
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Here’s why heartland states lag behind the coasts on EV adoption

Retail sales of EVs have yet to fully take off in the US heartland states, according to new analysis from S&P Global Mobility. How come? The top eight EV markets in the United States are all in coastal states, and those markets represent more than half – 50.5% – of total EV registrations in 2022. The greater Los Angeles and San Francisco metropolitan areas alone account for nearly…
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Quick Charge Podcast: November 7, 2022

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. New episodes of Quick Charge are recorded Monday through Thursday and again on…
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A quarter of US coal-fired power will retire by end of 2029 – and gas may have peaked

Nearly a quarter of the 200,568 megawatts (MW) of coal-fired capacity currently operating in the US has reported plans to retire by the end of 2029, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported today. UnderstandSolar is a free service that links you to top-rated solar installers in your region for personalized solar estimates. Tesla now offers price matching, so it’s important to…
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EU market commissioner encourages ICE vehicle exports as if global climate change doesn’t affect Europe

EU Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton is publicly urging automakers to consider continuing internal combustion engine vehicle production over fears of lost jobs and a future in which middle class consumers cannot afford EVs. Breton may want the EU to remain a “export force” in combustion vehicles, but will anyone still be interested in them as more and more countries set expiries in…
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