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  • All-electric Vespa Elettrica scooter

    The Vespa scooter is undeniably an icon on European streets. For 70 years, Vespas have buzzed about roadways, but the buzz will soon give way to an all-but-silent hum in the company's latest scooter. Earlier this month at the Milan Motorcycle Show, Vespa announced its first all-electric scooter, dubbed the Elettrica. DON'T MISS: Volkswagen E-Scooter: Electric Bike To Rival Smart And MINI The Elettrica trades a petrol and tank small combustion engine for a lithium-ion battery pack and electric motor rated at 2 kilowatts of continuous power and peak power of 4 kilowatts. The electric Vespa...

  • Trikelet folding electric scooter
    Would You Ride This Tiny Folding Electric Scooter To Work?

    The sexiest electric vehicle in the world right now is arguably the Tesla Model S luxury sedan, but now there seems to be a race on to design the smallest electric vehicle in the world. First came the Commute-Case from Green Energy Motors, and now we have the less expensive (and rather less...

  • BMW Concept E, 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show
    2011 Frankfurt Auto Show: Electric Two-Wheelers All The Rage

    It isn't just the cars that are going electric at the Frankfurt Auto Show, currently open to the public until September 25. Two-wheeled electric vehicles are popular too. Frankfurt show is very much focused on urban mobility - and having driven through the city during the press days last week...

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    Electric Cars Dirtier Than Gasoline Equivalents In China

    EV fans are probably sick of arguing the case for electric cars whenever someone brings up the old "well to wheels" scenario. "Well, where does the electricity come from?" they ask. Familiar with it? Most of us have pre-prepared figures as to why EVs are cleaner, even considering the fuel burned to...

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    Can Scooters Save The Planet? We Have Our Doubts

    You don't need to be a mathematician or a fortune-teller to figure out that most modern scooters are more eco-friendly than their four-wheeled kin. But can they really save the planet? A new infographic circulating across the web claims they can. Unfortunately, it doesn't tell the whole story. The...

  • Volkswagen E Scooter
    Volkswagen E-Scooter: Electric Bike To Rival Smart And MINI

    The motoring world is gripped with Beetlemania at the moment, and it's got nothing to do with four plucky young musicians from England. Instead, Volkswagen's latest incarnation of the popular Beetle has been wowing the crowds at New York, Berlin and Shanghai, and virtually anyone with access to a...

  • 2010 MINI Scooter E Concept

    In less than a week MINI is set to unveil a new concept vehicle at the 2010 Paris Auto Show but unlike previous designs from the iconic British brand, this one only has two wheels. The concept is the new 2010 MINI Scooter E, the latest line in electric vehicles from MINI and the first with two wheels. These images of the concept released today show a fairly conventional scooter design, with trademark MINI styling and retro cues. Two different versions will be displayed, one with a single seat and the other with two. The new MINI Scooter E concept is also the latest vehicle from BMW’s...

  • Eko ET-120 hybrid two-wheeler, from Bangalore, India
    World's First Hybrid Motorcycle To Launch In India

    We don't cover electric two-wheelers much here at GreenCarReports.com. They're not cars, and while millions are sold each year in China, we don't see many of them in the United States. But we thought it was worthwhile to note the launch of the world's first hybrid two-wheeler.  We're not entirely...

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