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Domenick Yoney

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Florida-based Domenick Yoney is pursuing a career in the automotive sector. He enjoys creatively combining his love of writing and mobility technology with his environmental concerns.

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    Two Wheels: Agility Saietta R gets Clean & Cool in Colorado, promises to come back soon [w/video]
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    Relax. Despite the appearance of an odd-looking craft navigating certain roads around Boulder, CO, there was no alien invasion in the Rocky Mountain region last week. It was just the vanguard. Some bikes can turn heads as they roll by, this one can twist them cleanly off. As part of Clean ...

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    Official: Superpedestrian offers $699 Copenhagen Wheel for early adopters [w/video]
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    Do you love bicycling, but hate hills and headwinds? Like the idea of an electric bike but don't want to shell out several grand? Intrigued by the idea of converting your current bike, but lack technical ability and/or don't like the look of battery bags and wires run amock. Check this out. The ...

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    Exclusive: 2015 Honda Insight facing cancellation
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    Prepare the funereal wreaths, dig out the black duds, practice those somber facial expressions; it may just be that the Honda Insight is not long for this world. The car that took the hybrid fight to the Toyota Prius – and lost – could be on its way out, if we are reading our tea ...

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    Two Wheels: 200-hp Voxan Wattman is world's most powerful electric cruiser
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    Ever since Venturi principal Gildo Pallanca Pastor scooped up the French motorcycle marque Voxan a few years back, we've wondered how Sacha Lakic – the go-to designer for the Monégasque businessman – would fuse the past products of the brand with its future-oriented electric ...

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    Official: The Zinoro 1E is an electric X1 from BMW Brilliance [w/video]
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    The Zinoro 1E is the electric BMW you never knew existed, but will soon be available to the public. In China. That's right, the i3 is not the only battery-powered vehicle the Bavarian company has had a hand in building recently. Its Chinese joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) revealed ...

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    Two Wheels: Yamaha PES1 is a stunner on stage and track [w/video]
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    There's a lot to like about the Yamaha PES1 on display at the Tokyo Motor Show. Light and lithe, the electric motorcycle concept is a fine blade with which to slice through city traffic. It sits you upright, giving you a commanding view of the field of battle, but also allows you to easily tuck ...

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    Two Wheels: Energica Ego is Italian for awesome [w/video]
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    In a little more than a year from now, the 2015 Energica Ego from CRP will finally make the leap from design and development to driveways and track days. And now, we know exactly what this Italian electric sport bike will look like. In a word: magnifico! Revealed at the recent EICMA, the ...

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    Two Wheels: Lit Motors Kubo electric cargo scooter fills the hole in our hearts [w/video]
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    Electric cargo scooter lust is now a thing. We sometimes walk through life without ever realizing our hearts hold a void until the propitious moment we first lay eyes on that missing piece. That thing that unexpectedly makes us whole and floods us with excitement. The hole in our soul, ...

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    Acton spins the Kickstarter wheel again with M Scooter [w/video]
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    It's a small niche that's home to a wide variety of vehicles, but if it's innovative enough, there just might be room for one more. The M Scooter from Acton is the latest personal electric transporter (PET) to get our attention. Designed to tackle "the last mile" of the commute, local errands, or ...

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    Breaking: Three Tesla workers injured in incident at Fremont factory
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    Three workers at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont, CA, were injured today by hot metal after the failure of a low-pressure aluminum coating casting press. Despite reports of a possible fire, we have confirmed that there was no fire at the plant (a live video feed of the facility shows no smoke ...

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    Benesse chooses Tesla Model S for new Shimajiro car, gets 'Monster' Tajima thumbs up
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    The Shimajiro EV is the coolest customized Tesla Model S yet. Our reasoning for this statement may seem obvious (see photo above), but it's about more than just looks. Ok, it's (mostly) all about the looks. But there's also the fact that Benesse, a Japanese education company, has chosen to use ...

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    Video: Oset electric trials bike storms Billionaires Row
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    If trials riding is an art, then a certain uninhabited property on Billionaire's Row (actually, Kensington Palace Gardens) in London makes for one heck of a canvas for a performance piece video. But, if you want to perpetrate this kind of act in a high-security neighborhood, it's probably best to ...

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    Read This: Tesla owner tells tale of Tennessee CarBQ incident
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    Sometimes cars go up in flames. It happens surprisingly often and for many different reasons. In 2011 alone, there were 187,500 vehicle fires reported in the US. It's not usually a big deal. However, when it happens to a car from a new manufacturer, in a car that uses different technology than ...

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    Report: Third Tesla fire is a Tennessee CarBQ
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    It's been a pretty hot year for Tesla. Car of the Year awards, crazy stock price rise, and lots of media attention. Now, though, it may be getting a little too hot. As in, cars-going-up-in-flames hot. We saw it happen in Washington when a Model S had its battery pack pierced by a metallic piece ...

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    Two Wheels: Zero Motorcycles reveals 2014 lineup with SR variant, Power Tank range extender [w/videos]
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    Curse you, Zero Motorcycles! The biggest producer of two-wheeled electrics has just introduced its 2014 lineup at EICMA in Milan, Italy, and while its mainstay S and DS models host significant improvements and a $1,000-dollar price cut, any savings customers might have realized are likely to be ...

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    Report: Tesla stock trips 'circuit breaker' after sudden share price drop [w/video]
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    Despite beating most analysts estimates in yesterday's upbeat third quarter financial disclosure, Tesla Motors' (TSLA) share price has taken a significant tumble. Down about 10 percent overnight, the company continued to be devalued as the day wore on, at one point hitting a low of $146.84. The ...

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    Official: Tesla Model X will be AWD only, will cost 'slightly' more than Model S [w/video]
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    For the past few years the Model S has been the main focus of Tesla Motors, but that will soon change. In 2014, we can expect the Model X to grab an SUV-sized portion of the spotlight with the unveiling of the production prototype, first drives, and customer deliveries scheduled for the latter ...

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    Official: Patent granted for Lit Motors C-1 gimbaled flywheel stabilization system
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    There are a number of transportation devices under development deserving of the adjective, "revolutionary." There are also no shortage of vehicles bestowed with the "vaporware" descriptor. High on both of those lists rests the C-1 from Lit Motors – a self-balancing fully-enclosed electric ...

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    Video: Assault & Battery guilty of breaking 1/4-mile drag racing record
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    In the case of "Assault & Battery" versus the Royal Purple Raceway, we find the defendant guilty of the breaking the record for the quickest quarter-mile in a door-slamming electric vehicle. Owned and operated by one Mr. John Metric – who just happens to be the current president of the ...

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    Two Wheels: Suzuki EXTRIGGER concept makes a monkey of electric motorcycles
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    Small is big, monkey bikes are the new black. After years of being relegated to cob-webbed tales told by speckled-bearded men that begin with "Back when we was kids..." (and typically involving a Honda Z50 soaring skyward to miraculous heights), the petite low-power/high-fun concept is making a ...

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