Schwinn’s electric bicycle line has significantly expanded over the last couple years. When I first started riding electric Schwinns, I was largely limited to cruiser e-bikes. But with several new commuter-specific e-bikes like the Schwinn Coston CE that I recently tested, this household bicycle name is making a big move on the wider e-bike market.
Elon Musk told reporters in Brazil that Tesla will have self-driving cars without the need for human drivers behind the wheel for supervision or at all really around this time next year. It’s Musk’s latest timeline on Tesla’s full self-driving effort, but he has been wrong about those in the past. The Tesla CEO was
The man who designed Star Wars craft including the Death Star, TIE fighter, the Star Destroyer and X-wing has died aged 90. His partner confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that he died on Saturday at his Colorado home. Colin Cantwell came up with the prototypes for the original Star Wars films – with other artists
British sitcom star Patrick Murray has said his lung cancer is “cured” and that a tumour discovered in his liver is “shrinking” in response to treatment. Murray, 65, who played Mickey Pearce in Only Fools And Horses, revealed his diagnosis earlier this year. He said that scans had detected a cancerous lung tumour which he
Tesla has reportedly filed plans for a 29-stall supercharger and diner/drive-in theater location in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. The location is at 7001 Santa Monica Boulevard at the intersection with Orange Drive. Tesla originally planned to build the diner in the coastal city of Santa Monica, but then moved the plans to Hollywood. Now, perhaps
During its inaugural Einride Mesh technology conference, autonomous EV freight company Einride introduced new software and hardware products. This includes updates to its Saga operating system, as well as the debut of Einride’s new E-Trailer – design concept that brings brings end-to-end payload intelligence along with added overall range from its integrated battery. Einride is
Regular viewers may have trouble believing their eyes when Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall make a guest appearance in EastEnders early next month. Charles and Camilla were in Albert Square in March when they visited the new Elstree set, meeting cast and crew. But now it’s emerged they also performed for the soap
A child actor who starred in the blockbuster 1975 film Jaws has become a police chief on the island where it was filmed. Jonathan Searle had a minor role as one of the pranksters who placed a fake shark fin in the waters off Amity Island. Now, 47 years later, he has been named police
Milwaukee-based motorcycle company Harley-Davidson is feeling the sting of supply-chain issues that have plagued major manufacturers for years. Now the company has been forced to pause production across all of its various motorcycles, with the exception of its LiveWire electric motorcycles. And it’s not just production that is pausing. Shipments are also halted. As the
Following rumors circulating earlier this month, Hyundai Motor Group has officially signed an agreement with the state of Georgia to invest $5.5 billion in new facilities dedicated to EV and battery manufacturing. When complete, these new facilities will be Hyundai’s first EV-specific manufacturing on US soil and will produce a wide range of upcoming electric
A comedy gig inside a cave in the Peak District had to be called off after a fan became trapped in a tree above the gorge, sparking a dramatic rescue operation. The man, named as David, from London, was walking to see John Shuttleworth perform at Peak Cavern – also known as Devil’s A*** –
WhatsApp messages Rebekah Vardy sent to her footballer husband Jamie during the 2016 Euros have been revealed for the first time, as part of a 300-page bundle of evidence released by the High Court. Screenshots of the various stars’ private messages and Instagram accounts were submitted as part of Vardy’s high-profile libel claim against fellow
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Veteran actor John Aylward, best known for his roles in the popular US TV shows ER and The West Wing has died aged 75. The Seattle-born star was also a familiar face in a host of other hit American series during his career, including 3rd Rock From The Sun, Ally McBeal, The X-Files, Nip Tuck
Heybike, makers of eBikes small and large, has set a new standard for a feature rich electric folding bike. With so many ways to enjoy electric bikes, the Ranger model can make short work of any commute, off-road short-cut or an otherwise hum-drum day. In the past we took a look at the Heybike Mars,
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have made a glamorous appearance alongside Tom Cruise at the UK premiere of the long-awaited Top Gun sequel. The Hollywood legend introduced Prince William and Kate to the cast as a model jet loomed over the red carpet in Leicester Square. Cruise, 59, reprises his role as hot-shot Navy
Kawasaki is a bit late to the electric motorcycle game, especially when compared to American motorcycle companies like Zero and Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire. That’s why the company’s promise late last year of three new electric motorcycles to be launched in 2022 was received with such excitement. But now we’re getting word that the first of those
In a recent interview out of Europe, Bentley CEO Adrian Hallmark promised some bold specs from the luxury automaker’s first battery electric vehicle. Despite describing the “brutality of acceleration” in the upcoming EV, the Bentley chief said that won’t be its main selling point. It will instead be the “effortless overtaking” from torque on demand.
Top Gun was the film that rocketed Tom Cruise to superstardom back in 1986. Now the sequel, perhaps the most highly anticipated movie in decades, is due to arrive in cinemas here next week. But the actor admits it wasn’t the easiest follow-up to make. “Taking on the sequel to Top Gun was a daunting
Ukrainian electric motorbike company Delfast has seen its electric bikes used for some vastly diverse tasks, such as breaking Guinness World Records and outfitting Mexican police. But their latest use though is perhaps the bikes’ most important mission yet: helping Ukrainian soldiers strike a David vs Goliath blow against Russia’s barbaric invasion of its country.