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BMW C Evolution

World Premiere: BMW C Evolution

Today BMW Motorrad has officially unveiled the 100% electric C Evolution scooter in the run up to the Frankfurt Auto Show later this week. Teased as a pre-production concept last July, the production version of C Evolution has finally been revealed.

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2014 Piaggio Fly 150 3V

Video: The New Piaggio Fly 150 3V

The Piaggio line of scooters has always been an interesting case study in brand positioning. As parent company of the world’s most recognizable scooter marque, Vespa, Piaggio could have been content to exist as a governing parent company for its many two-wheel properties. These include not just Vespa, but also Moto Guzzi, Aprilia and others. Yet Piaggio sells a full lineup of modern-style scooters under its own name. Most feature Vespa power plants, so for many, the value proposition is obvious. I can still get a Vespa, but for less money.

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KTM Speed Scooter

KTM To Produce E-SPEED Scooter for 2015

KTM has announced plans to produce the Speed scooter concept it showed at Tokyo this year as the E-SPEED. Based on the FREERIDE E electric drivetrain, the production version of the E-SPEED is expected to deliver a performance profile similar to a 125cc gas-powered scooter. At nearly 15 hp, the output of the E-SPEED should be well suited to urban riding, especially given its top speed of just under 55 mph.

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