Electric Scooters

The Moveo Scooter Moves to Crowd Funding

Back in February, we reported on a rather clever folding electric scooter concept called the Moveo. Built by a Hungarian non-profit transportation company called Antro, the two wheel electric drive Moveo concept offers 50cc performance in a package that folds up to something roughly the size of carry-on luggage. As of this week, Antro is opening up the Moveo project up to crowd funding through the site JumpStartCity.com.

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Opinion: Will Electric Scooters Ever be Viable in the USA?

Last week, we posted this story about a study projecting that sales of electric motorcycles and scooters will grow ten fold over the next five years. Being a bit of a smart ass, my first thought was “Yes, if they’ve sold one bike today, and sell ten bikes five years from now, then they’ve grown by 10 times.” The real question is though, will the American market ever really embrace electric motorcycles or scooters?

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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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