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Bosch, commute, electric bike, Nvidia, tech, transport -

In the age of increasing electric transport, be it supplying software for automotive giants or developing their own best-selling crank drive motors for electric bikes, the Bosch empire wants to get bigger. The company recently showcased two electric-drive technologies that it says could enable small manufacturers to speed vehicles to market. Sales in its mobility division hit $50.1 billion in 2016, and the company expects sales to grow 7 percent in 2017. Rolf Bulander, chairman of Bosch Mobility Solutions, said, ‘We are evolving into a provider of services for road users. To come up with new concepts for mobility, we...

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display, distance, electric bike, Everysight, glasses, HUD, information, speed, tech -

Heads-Up Displays (HUD) have been an integral part of a fighter pilots tools for decades. The ability to see information in front of you is essential while you’re flying at ridiculous speeds and undergoing G-force. Now that technology has made it to cycling. The photos speak for themselves. Israeli defence contractor Elbit Systems has created the Everysight Raptor smart glasses for high-definition statistical information while on the road. Turn-by-turn navigation, ride time, distance, speed, heart rate, cadence and power are all available. You can even make phone calls and listen to music through a speaker in the glasses' frames, without...

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Over the last few years, electric bike batteries have reached the point where you can get an average of 60+ miles from one charge, and plenty more is possible. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want more! Batteries that bring more mileage and promise to last 10+ years are within reach. And it looks like Tesla are to thank. The leading battery cell makers Panasonic, Sony, Samsung and LG produce some 80% of the world’s battery cells. When these cylindrical shaped cells are connected, you have an electric bike battery controlled by Battery Management System (BMS). With Tesla currently placing...

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