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  • Terra Motors to launch electric scooter with built in iPhone connection
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    Terra Motors to launch electric scooter with built in iPhone connection

    By 12 July 2013

    A Japanese scooter manufacturer is to launch a new model which features a dedicated iPhone connection and dock, turning your mobile phone into a data read-out for the bike. Called the A4000i, the electric scooter uses the iPhone's data connection to gather...

  • We are the mods, we are the mods... scooter 'modded' Star Wars style
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    We are the mods, we are the mods... scooter 'modded' Star Wars style

    By 21 November 2012

    US teacher Morgan must teach art, as he's turned his otherwise dull-looking Vespa scooter into a Star Wars-themed masterpiece. Using decals, he's turned it into R2-D2, sort-of. We also like what he's done to the luggage compartment on the rear, adorning...

  • Peugeot Onyx three-wheel Scooter - more than just a concept
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    Peugeot Onyx three-wheel Scooter - more than just a concept

    By 24 September 2012

    A hybrid three-wheel Peugeot Onyx Scooter is set to be showcased at the Paris Motor Show 2012, getting the automobile fraternity in a spin. Though the three-wheeler is just a concept at present – that’s to say you can’t buy it anywhere – it is...

  • Piaggio MP3 Yourban LT hands-on
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    Piaggio MP3 Yourban LT hands-on

    By 30 June 2011

    It wasn’t the informative briefing from Piaggio, or the video accompanying it, that made us realise the Yourban LT was ultra hip. It was the reaction of people when we stopped in Battersea Park. “These three-wheel scooters are so cool”, was overheard...

  • Govecs Scooters are go, go, go
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    Govecs Scooters are go, go, go

    By 4 November 2010

    Govecs Scooters are all set to tread the tarmac of the UK's roads as the official launch details have now been revealed. Coming in two varieties, the Go S1.2 and the Go C1.4, both of these electric scooters "offer high-end, robust design and leading performance...

  • Zinc Nitro scooter has more vroom than most
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    Zinc Nitro scooter has more vroom than most

    By 20 October 2010

    Just how lucky are kids today? Not only do they get Power Rangers and Spongebob Squarepants on telly - rather than the reruns of Bagpuss and Mary, Mungo and Midge the Linters had to put up with while growing up - and flavours of crisps that would've had...

  • Yamaha aims for electric scooter dominance: Starting with the EC-03
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    Yamaha aims for electric scooter dominance: Starting with the EC-03

    By 15 July 2010

    Yamaha has some bold aims when it comes to electronic transportation.  According to Motorcycle.com, the Japanese company aims to have three or four electronic scooters on the road by 2015 and then wants to be the leader in the field by 2020. And it is...

  • Yogo: the first electric scooter with detachable batteries
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    Yogo: the first electric scooter with detachable batteries

    By 10 May 2010

    British manufacturer Econogo has launched the Yogo, the first electric scooter with fully detachable and portable lithium batteries. Up until now, electric scooters required a charge directly from the mains, often involving a long extension cable. But...

  • VIDEO: Firebox offers Razor Spark Scooter
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    VIDEO: Firebox offers Razor Spark Scooter

    By 22 July 2009

    Surely the hottest wheels a 7-year-old could hope for, Firebox is now flogging the Razor Spark Scooter in the UK for a shade under £60. With enough pocket money saved up, boys and girls can get their hands on the folding scooter that has a detachable...

  • Razor iMod Scooter offers built-in iPod dock
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    Razor iMod Scooter offers built-in iPod dock

    By 27 October 2008

    The latest scooter from Razor is not only cool because it's, well, a scooter, but also has a built-in iPod docking station and speakers, so you can listen to your tunes as you whizz around looking chic. The iMod is styled much like a mini Vespa, but is...

  • Firebox launches electric Ego Street Scoota for £999
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    Firebox launches electric Ego Street Scoota for £999

    By 19 June 2008

    Firebox has launched a fully road legal, electric scooter for less than a £1000. The Chinese-made Ego Street Scoota will let you zip around the city using bus lanes, avoiding congestion charges and cutting out queues, all without buying petrol or paying...

  • Yamaha launches glow-in-the-dark electric scooter with iPod dock
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    Yamaha launches glow-in-the-dark electric scooter with iPod dock

    By 17 August 2007

    A Japanese launch, Yamaha has moved into the green arena with the EC-02 that is a 40 mile range electric scooter with a top speed of 18 miles per hour. If those specs aren't enough to tempt you then perhaps the iPod dock will? With a headphone jack or...

  • Vespa's pint-sized Peg Perego
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    Vespa's pint-sized Peg Perego

    By 9 August 2007

    How cool is this for kids? It's a pint-sized electric Vespa. You little one will be the classiest kid on the block whizzing round the neighbourhood on one of these shiny red efforts. The little blighters will be able to make some noise too as the Peg...

  • Dog-powered scooter zooms into view
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    Dog-powered scooter zooms into view

    By 11 June 2007

    Man's best friend just got a bit more useful. If you're no longer impressed by your four-legged friend's ability to fetch your slippers then this cunning contraption might just justify the Pedigree Chum costs. A scooter with a built-in dog harness, just...

  • Get going on the Razor E300 electric scooter
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    Get going on the Razor E300 electric scooter

    By 14 May 2007

    Beat the pesky neighbourhood kids at their own game this summer by zipping round your 'hood on a Razor E300 electric scooter. Suitable for use by grown-ups, the handle bar has a folding mechanism that adjusts and can therefore fit adults, unlike some...