With modern technology transforming humble mobile phones into portable computers that we call smartphones, manufacturers of other products, mostly automobiles, have figured out ways to integrate the multifunctional smartphone with their clean rides of the future. Working on the same lines, XKuty, a Spanish company, has announced the development of Xkuty One – an all-electric lightweight scooter that can replace both your bicycle and your 50cc scooter.
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Bicycles, which have often been touted as the greenest way to commute, have evolved in the past few years, courtesy of electric motors and lights that make bicycling fun, easy and above all safe. However, the lack of onboard gadgetry means that electric bicycles still lack the appeal a car normally does. Industrial designer Ioannis Noussis along with his friends has tried to solve the woes with an innovative concept electric bike designed for Ezee.
With most automakers having a strong belief that electric transport is the way forward, especially after considering the prices of fuel and the decline in their reserves, designers are taking up the challenge to come up with futuristic cars that they expect will be a common sight on the highways of tomorrow. One such designer is Martin Beinhauer who in cooperation with Skoda Auto has come up with an electric car dubbed the Skoda E-Car.
Right after the first concepts arrived of autonomous vehicles that could revolutionize public transportation, PRTs or Personal Rapid Transit systems have gained a lot of attention. Rightly so, as the technology promises cleaner transportation systems for busy metropolitan cities where residents don’t have much time to spend in traffic jams. A couple of days ago, we discussed about Pininfarina’s PRT and today we have another concept on the same lines, with the inclusion of renewable solar energy.