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BMW’s MINI to present its electric concept scooter at Paris Motor Show

12/09/2010 Comments off

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Have you ever seen a MINI on two wheels? This is what MINI, member of the BMW group, asks its 371,288 Facebook fans and showing them a new MINI that will run on two wheels.

No, the company isn’t hiring a new stunt driver to perform the task on a conventional 4-wheeled MINI, but is coming to the Paris Motor Show with a two-wheeled electric ride – a Mini Scooter.

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Daimler’s Smart zero emission electric scooter offers green urban mobility

11/09/2010 1 comment

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A variety of green urban mobility solutions are hitting the news market. After recent confirmation by MINI for its electric scooter concept at the Paris Auto Show, Daimler seems ready to expand its Smart range of electric scooters. Although further details have not been unveiled yet, what seems to be sure is that the eScooter For Two as most likely will be called, it would be powered by lithium ion batteries with a range of 60 miles.

Highest priority is placed on safety and the electric scooter is expected to be equipped with a specially designed airbag to protect the rider against injury in the eventuality of sustaining a hit. The firm has already partnered up with Renault to produce the replacement for the ‘For Two’ in 2012, and will add a larger For Four version soon later on.

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