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Wheel-E Podcast: Gates belt drives, Lectric XP 3.0 drops, funky-looking e-bikes & more

This week on Electrek’s Wheel-E podcast, we discuss the most popular news stories from the world of electric bikes and other nontraditional electric vehicles. This time that includes a new best-bang-for-your-buck electric bike known as the Lectric XP 3.0, Gates unveiled a new belt drive system, SONDORS is headed for an IPO, test rides of two upcoming highway-capable affordable electric…
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Ford F-150 Lightning powers the first-ever EV recharged electric plane flight

Remy Oktay, a student at Lafayette College, is planning the first electric plane flyover at a sporting event at the Lafayette-Lehigh football game on November 19, 2022. The electric plane is based in Hartford, Connecticut, and needs to get to Easton, Pennsylvania. However, the issue is the EV plane will need to be recharged three times, and there is no charging infrastructure, so Ford F-150…
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Japan, South Korean leaders push for US EV tax credit rule changes

South Korean officials and leaders from Japan are expressing concerns over the new US EV tax credit requirements that kick in at the end of the year. New reports are surfacing that Japan and South Korea will request flexibility in the rule changes. Will they get their way, paving the way for automakers like Toyota, Hyundai, and Kia electric vehicles to qualify? The Biden Administration passed…
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Toyota among the ‘2022 world’s most obstructive companies on climate policy’ with oil giants

Toyota can’t seem to get out of its own way lately. The Japanese automaker ranked among the “world’s most obstructive companies on climate policy” of 2022, with oil giants like Exxon Mobile, Chevron, and leading Russian oil companies. “Change is the law of life. And for those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” former US President John F. Kennedy…
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