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The Piaggio MP3 Hybrid 300ie

Last year Piaggio released the MP3 Hybrid, a 3-wheeled scooter that featured a hybrid drive-train, largely in the hopes of alluring eco-concious buyers who were looking for an alternative to their daily driver. The first incarnation of the scooter failed pretty miserably, only 80 of the hybrid 3-wheelers were sold compared with 72,000 of the gas only variant (sold since 2008). Most have put the low sales figures down to the relative cost (9,000 Euros/11,500USD), the weight and the relative lack of power from the 124cc engine. Lanjut →

The K-Way Motus

The Italians have a long history of innovation in the 2, 3 and 4 wheeled vehicle arenas, if most people sit down and write a list of their top 10 cars and top 10 motorcycles you can guarantee there will badges from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Ducati, Aprilla and Alfa Romeo dotted amongst their choices.

The team working on the K-Way Motus are a friendly bunch, in that enviable, effortless way most Italians seem to be. The project started life in 2006 at the Mechatronics Lab of the Lanjut →

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