Maserati, the Italian luxury car manufacturer has finally confirmed the plans to make electric cars. Of course, some new petroleum-based luxury offerings will still be there.The new cars will be built at the plants in Modena, Cassino, and Turin (Mirafiori and Grugliasco). So, everything will continue to be manufactured in Italy – including the new lineup of electric cars.This announcement follows after the 5 million euro investment program of their […]
Say you’re on the way to the market and you have a lot of things to bring back, so you bring a little trolley with you. Makes good sense, right? However if you’d like to get to the market in style and a little faster than usual, you’re in luck as designer Peter Opsvik has created a storage cart that can also double up as an electric scooter.Dubbed the Citrus, […]
Terra Motors' A4000i electric scooter uses your iPhone as its dashboard, which can display its speed and battery charge.
BMW Motorrad, the German-automaker’s division for motorcycles, has revealed its latest creation – the C evolution electric scooter. The BMW C evolution is a spin-off from the company’s E-scooter concept scooter presented at the BMW Motorrad Innovation Day 2011 and the BMW Concept e scooter. BMW says that its C evolution has a range of up to 100 kilometers (62 miles) on a single charge, with a top speed of […]
Bamboo, the world’s fastest growing grass, is also a desirable eco-friendly material that has plenty of use apart from being panda food. The super modern T20 electric scooter that is the brainchild of French firm Fritsch-Durisotti not only turns heads wherever you go with it, it is also a green alternative to other forms of electric vehicles simply because it is greener – as the frame is made out of […]
GreenReflex has launched a new ultraportable electric scooter called MyWay. It is a foldable transportation device that is powered by an electric motor and a Li-Ion battery. Its main advantage is being extremely compact (110 x 24 x 37cm, folded) and at 12kg, it is relatively light, thanks to an aluminum construction. It has a range of 30km (18.6 miles) on flat surfaces and your mileage will vary depending on […]
Now here is a device that is not only green, it looks extremely stylish. “Chameleon”, as it is called, might seem to be a scooter at first glance, but if you decide to take a different approach in traveling from point A to point B, just drop the telescopic handles down, and fold it up into the body of the Chameleon, riding it all the way to your destination on […]
Peugeot is more famous for their cars than two-wheelers – in fact, you might just scratch your head and start to wonder just when did the French motor company ever release any kind of motorcycles or scooters? The answer is recently, in the form of the battery-powered e-Vivacity. Of course, this isn’t Peugeot’s first attempt where the electric scooter market is concerned, as they did make an attempt all the […]
They say that necessity is the mother of all invention, and Terry Hope decided to work on an electric scooter which could fit into a suitcase simply because of good ol’ red tape – he was told three years ago by a captain that he cannot bring anything aboard which could not fit into a suitcase. Of course, instead of purchasing a larger suitcase, he decided to work on an […]
There is just this thing about going green with your vehicles, and the Fuse electric scooter concept will certainly do its part in making sure your money is well spent – assuming it even makes it off the production line and into the real world, of course. This sleek and unique mode of transportation is a single seater, so forget about turning up to pick up your date on it. […]
Both Sanyo and Suzuki have teamed up to deliver what they call the Electric Drive System, where a prototype electric scooter known as e-Let’s will bring together the high performance in-wheel motor and a high efficiency control circuit. Relying on a dedicated charger and a battery system for electric motors’ that uses Sanyo lithium-ion batteries, the e-Let’s won;t break any springs on your scale, since it weighs almost the equivalent […]
BMW’s electric Mini E scooter will certainly appeal to the yuppie crowd not only because of its brand name, but simply because it comes with a nice small touch of catering for smartphones, boasing the ability to snap it into the cockpit right away to have it double up as an ignition key and easy-to-see GPS unit. When wearing a Bluetooth enabled helmet, you will find it to be a […]
Want a different type of personal electric vehicle but don’t want a Segway? Perhaps this self-balancing electric scooter by Ryno Motors is what you’ve been looking for. It looks manlier than jetting around with a Segway, and it’s probably unique enough that you’ll be the only person going down the street to grab a coffee on this. Check out a video of this in action after the jump.
Electric scooters might not be the norm just yet, but they’re certainly making a case for mainstream adoption, and American manufacturer ZEV is doing its part to help the process along with its ZEV7000 electric scooter. This scooter’s claim to fame is its ability to hit a top speed of about 113kph, generating a torque of about 183Nm. The ZEV7000 weighs in at about 134kg and is powered by lithium […]