Why switch to electric?

Are you happily going about your life, zipping around on your motorcycle? Do you wonder why you should change your mobility habits? Did you have an electric vehicle before, and did you go back to petrol because it was too much trouble?   More….

Indirect Emission Myths Revisited

Electric vehicles (EVs)  produce indirect emissions through the production of electricity to charge the batteries.
This is true, but when calculating the “well to wheels” efficiency of conventional scooters, we discover that they are less than half as efficient as electric scooters, even after taking into account the production of electricity to power the batteries. More…


 

Ecological Impacts of Conventional vs. Electric Mobility

In order to understand the ecological impacts of petrol vs. electric mobility, we analyzed the results of several studies that reveal a complex mix of ecological impacts on human health, environment, and natural resources. They consider many factors, such as global warming potential, toxic emissions, smog formation, land use, damage to water systems, demand for non-renewable energy. More…


 

Save Money, Go Electric!

This is a cost comparison between a TVS XL worth Rs. 27,000 and an Electric Bicycle worth Rs. 45,000 over a period of 6 years. You will see how much money you can save by switching to electric transport, even though the electric bicycle costs more initially. More……………

 


 

The Joy of Riding

In 2007, in Switzerland, our employer offered us an e-cycle at a reduced price. The company was trying to reduce its carbon footprint by getting us to cycle to work rather than drive. I seized the opportunity!  Suddenly, I was able to go down to Lake Geneva for swimming without being discouraged in advance by the steep incline back home, and I started to exercise much more…