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Electric Bike news. UPS introduces it's first E-Trike delivery system in Portland, OR.

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alex cantlow (7 months ago)
Colombian flag (1 year ago)
They save space on the road.
Top Hat (1 year ago)
In the future we will get on our cycles and pick them up ourselves..........
Meno Passini (1 year ago)
Can you name the brand and models that you use? There looks like some models would be good for everyday use.
Popeye Gordon (2 years ago)
Organic Transit, the North Carolina company which has sold close to 1000 solar/human powered enclosed hybrid bikes also has plans for a model they call the OX with an 800 lb payload. They have been dragging their feet on that roll out but they do have prototypes. They need to get moving and provide some test vehicles.
AUGUSTINE E-BIKES 2018 - 2019 (2 years ago)
Funny you say that, I was just talking to somebody the other day who recently worked for them.
Big Daddypop (2 years ago)
Cool bikes wish I had plans to build my own!
Scooter (2 years ago)
Do you know if any of these delivery companies will be operating in Phoenix, Az any time soon? This would be an excellent job for me!
AUGUSTINE E-BIKES 2018 - 2019 (2 years ago)
Hi Lee, I don't know specifically about Phoenix, but UPS, FedEx, and DHL all have been running these test programs very successfully for a few years and have plans to expand them. I would call up your local UPS location and ask them. Phoenix has the perfect climate for this kind of delivery. Let us know what they say.
Buddy Rojek (2 years ago)
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alex cantlow (7 months ago)
Ride mate ride you don't drive a bike
Cornelius Maximilianus (2 years ago)
you can't deliver crap with that
gizmo atplay (11 months ago)
Popeye Gordon except the fuel used to charge them,other then ones charged by a solar plant ,yet even they probly are built with some form of polluting fuel,just sayin ,i do think its a great concept electric carsvand bikes ,in fact congress should pass a act that exemps any one with a fully electric bike or car charged by the sun or wind from having to be tagged or from any speed limits as speed can be a factor on their range ,more range can be had from simply coasting ,but if they have to break to slow down it only take more electric to gain the speed back ,,
Pernection (1 year ago)
Cornelius Maximilianus if it's ice cream, thrn yes
Popeye Gordon (2 years ago)
Yes you blubbering moron, all metabolic functions are ignored when discussing sustainable vehicles. Home schooled? Co2 gets sequestered, released and stored again in an endless cycle. It is only the fossil fuel burning that cause a dangerously high level way above historical natural safe Co2 levels that have never caused rapid global warming.
ROGER2095 (2 years ago)
Well, if ignoring human metabolism is necessary in order for you to make your point, wouldn't you also have to ignore the metabolism of birds, fish, all mammals, all reptiles, all fungi, all insects, all protista, etc, plus the majority of bacteria? The Krebs cycle is the metabolic pathway of nearly all living creatures, and the CO2 produced is not insignificant. The world and everything on it is covered with bacteria and fungi, and all day long they're taking O2 out of the air and expelling brand-new, never-before-existed CO2 molecules. In fact, it accounts for most of the CO2 in Earth's atmosphere. You can ignore this in order to make your point - But don't imagine you'll persuade anyone. (Especially if all there is to you is calling names and making insults.)
Popeye Gordon (2 years ago)
ROGER - that's so stupid, human metabolism is never counted. We always breathe no matter what. Idiotic post.
Terry Morris (2 years ago)
This is good to hear. Good exercise and speedy delivery for small packages. Cost effective for delivery customers and less transportation expense for the company. Human propelled vehicles less expensive to repair than petroleum fueled vehicles.
w23857980 (2 years ago)
At this rate, we will be back to the Stone Age in 50 years.
Vanessa (1 year ago)
Vanessa (1 year ago)
Great question.
randomguy5990 (1 year ago)
They had electric bikes back then ?
Popeye Gordon (2 years ago)
At this rate, idiocracy will let fools like the one above ruin it for everyone.
ravenrg84 (2 years ago)
this + solar panels
Popeye Gordon (2 years ago)
Yes, these can carry 200 to 300 watts of solar for almost no weight penalty. The 100 watt PV panel on the roof of my solar powered Organic Transit ELF collects 100% of all my transportation energy needs.
j lin (2 years ago)
look money 25 mill on truck add in gas repair work your looking at 150 mill a year this cut it down make more jobs need more guy push there shit think of us mail if this was done solar on the top recharge all jobs made to put this out keep it running tire makers bike makers wire makers paint all get in on it 50 other job types hello big truck move on the roads citys to citys
AUGUSTINE E-BIKES 2018 - 2019 (2 years ago)
Well said!