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Customized Vespas and Lambrettas European style

Last week, March 11-13, the beautiful city of Salzburg in Austria, which is also known to be the birth place of the 18th century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart hosted its 6th annual international car show (Auto Messe Salzburg). It was not all about cars this time, there was a special exhibition for customized Vespas and […]

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Cool video from Cocoa Beach Rally 2011

Cocoa Beach Scooter Rally took place from February 25 to 28 in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Watch this cool video that was recently posted on reddit.

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Suzuki’s hydrogen powered scooter gets EU approval

Suzuki Burgman hydrogen powered scooter, which was developed by Suzuki and the Loughborough based fuel cell company, Intelligent Energy, received EU’s WVTA (Whole Vehicle Type Approval). The WVTA approval clears the design as safe for usage in European roads. According to Suzuki, the green Burgman is the first fuel-cell vehicle in the World to receive […]

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Founder leaves Zero Motorcycles

According to a recent press release by Zero Motorcycles, the California based Zero Motorcycles founder, Neal Saiki, is leaving the company to concentrate on building a human powered flying machine. Zero Motorcycles, was founded by Neal Saiki and his wife, Lisa in their garage in Scotts Valley, California in January of 2006. Currently, the company […]

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Piaggio Americas CEO steps down

According to a recent press release by Piaggio Group Americas (PGA), the president and CEO, Paolo Timoni left the company in order to pursue other professional interests. Former general manager of Piaggio Spain, Miguel Martinez has been appointed to take over Timoni’s responsibilities.

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Yike the YikeBike!

This is neither a scooter, nor your typical bike. Along with some design awards, this cool thing called the YikeBike, was named one of the best inventions of 2009 by the Time Magazine. Now finally it is available for sale. This innovative 2-wheeler is so far the lightest electric foldable bike available in our world, […]

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Electric Scooter from Seattle’s Fremont Motors

This Friday, March 4th, Fremont Motors in Seattle is releasing its concept electric scooter Fido with a party. Jeb Gast, who started the electric scooter shop, Soundspeed Scooters in 2008, couldn’t find the scooter of his dreams, so he created one by himself. Join the Release Party, this Friday, March 4th, 5:30pm at Motore Coffee, […]

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Salton Sea 396-mile Endurance Rally

MSILF presents Euphoria, Salton Sea 396-mile Endurance Rally. The rally starts and finishes in Brawley, CA. It is scheduled to start on March 26, 2011 and the application deadline is March 15, 2011. Apply here. The goal is to travel the correct route at the correct speeds, and arrive at the checkpoints on time. For more […]

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Smart develops scooter with an airbag

Beyond its, iconic design, 4kW electric motor chargeable through a conventional household power socket, battery allowing ranges up to 100 kilometers, solar cells on the front supporting the charging of the battery pack, the escooter  includes great safety features even rarely seen on today’s motorcycles. The scooter is equipped with an ABS (anti-lock braking system), […]

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Will the MINI Scooter Concept make it to production?

Last September, MINI unveiled its Scooter E Concept during London Fashion Week, followed by a showcase a month later during the Paris Motor Show. At that time, it was announced that it would make it to production only if reactions during the Paris show were positive. But so far, there haven’t been any further news […]

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