Gail Kachadourian Howe See All Staff Page Recent Stories E-bikes on a roll with rising gas prices Commuters facing sticker shock at the gas pumps are finding that e-bikes are a viable option for travel. Experts wonder if they'll stay interested over the long term. Waabi World provides a simulated school for self-driving vehicles For self-driving startup Waabi, simulation has emerged as a primary means for testing autonomous technology instead of logging millions of real-world miles. Kiwibot inks deal for delivery robots at more college campuses A new contract will send 1,200 of the little wheeled robots delivering food across 50 U.S. college campuses by year-end. E-scooter company aims to keep riders safer, off sidewalks Superpedestrian, which grew out of MIT, has secured $125 million in financing to scale its operations. Flying taxi, walking robot could play a part in future transportation From a jetpack to a hyperloop pod, futuristic transportation schemes gain a national spotlight. An autonomous vehicle you can buy? 6 views on just how far a self-driving future could take us Experts say personally owned self-driving vehicles may be possible, but they could be prohibitively expensive, impractical for the average consumer and raise regulatory and safety issues. RVs are going electric, too OX Delivers pilots pay-as-you-go EV transport in Rwanda The electric transport truck is designed to help developing nations fight climate change and spur economic growth. SAE ad campaign targets new, younger members The organization makes a pitch to people who don't associate SAE with electrification and zero-emission technology. Educating consumers key to more automation Experts say if automakers start using common terms to describe the components of their driver-assistance technologies, consumers would be more likely to understand the capabilities and limitations of these systems. Grassroots EV charging push is blossoming Activists are working to install chargers at tourist destinations and remote areas. Uptick in rural chargers will likely make EV drivers happy campers Governments, nonprofits and companies are working toward creating an adequate network of charging stations at state and national parks and even more remote destinations. EV-charging trailer to debut in '22 The trailer maker Colorado Teardrops says it has "hundreds" of preorders for a camper that will house EV-charging batteries in its frame.