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MINI Electric Scooters – Pictures and Video

After seeing the images and videos of the new MINI scooter line up I can officially say that I am going to be needing to own one. Pronto. I fall into the expanding group of people that live in a big city and need a transport solution, preferably an electric one. This demographic is huge in Europe, Asia and parts of both North and South America, the global numbers are in the billions, and for MINI to jump into this space with a retro, 100% electric scooter is potentially a very smart move. Lanjut →

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 →

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