Electric bike sales boom during coronavirus pandemic, but it’s too late for GM’s Ariv

As lockdowns ease up and city dwellers look to avoid public transportation during the coronavirus pandemic, e-bike sales are flourishing. It’s surprising, then, to see a company the size of General Motors exit the business. U.S. bike companies like Rad … Read more…

Electric scooters send more people to the hospital than bicycles and walking, new study finds

A newly released study has found that more people were injured riding standing electric scooters than by riding bicycles or traveling on foot, according to statistics from two Los Angeles hospitals. Documenting injury statistics from Sept. 2017 to August 2018, … Read more…

His first mistake was robbing a bank, police say. His second was allegedly fleeing on an electric scooter.

An Austin teenager is accused of robbing a bank before fleeing on an electric scooter. The device –– which is tracked using GPS and contains a user’s personal information –– helped police identify and charge the suspect with a crime. … Read more…

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler on His ‘Showbiz Mormon’ Family and How His Granddad Pioneered the Electric Guitar

Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast There’s a scene in the 1944 Ann Miller musical Jam Session that opens on a talking guitar. In the first shot, the neck of the guitar, carved into a face with the off-kilter … Read more…