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While the idea of flying drones delivering our purchases realistically sounds a few years off, the idea of a few electric cargo bikes zipping around town all day from a base van doesn’t. UPS is piloting delivery by electric bike in Portland, Oregon, in which couriers are using electric trikes rather than full-sized trucks to deliver parcels. IN a big city, the ability to get in and out of traffic, and at times simply go where a van can’t, is huge. Hopefully the couriers are wrapped up well, as being outdoors all day on an e-bike could get a bit...

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