Electric Bikes Gaining Traction

The number of e-bikes sold in the U.S. is expected to reach a record 170,000 units this year as big retailers get in on the action

A decade ago, Frank Jamerson helped develop General Motors' (GM) first electric car, the EV1, only to see interest in the fuel-efficient vehicle fizzle within years. He's determined to ensure another pet project, the electric bike, doesn't suffer the same fate.

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