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Coolpeds Briefcase Electric Scooter is your new carry-on bag

Coolpeds Briefcase Electric Scooter is your new carry-on bag

Most suitcases can double as an ottoman at best. The new Briefcase Electric Scooter by Coolpeds turns into an electric scooter to zip you around so you can catch your commute. Now, you don't have to drag your luggage around to catch your flight, you can hop on and ride it all the way to the terminal. Instead of a scooter with a small suitcase compartment, the Coolpeds Briefcase Electric Scooter is a full hard shell suitcase with an electric scooter that folds down from it.

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johanson3 electric cargo trike can tote around a passenger

johanson3 electric cargo trike can tote around a passenger

Electric scooters, whatever variety they might come in, are usually designed to meet a combined need for compact design and relatively long ranges, being ideal for zipping around a campus, big city, or other places where cars are overkill. For that reason, many scooters (and their more stable trike offshoots) aren't able to accommodate cargo or a second passenger, which can be unfortunate. The johanson3 is different, retaining a very minimalist design while being able to tote along a second person or some cargo.

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BMW’s new MINI Citysurfer Concept isn’t a car

BMW’s new MINI Citysurfer Concept isn’t a car

It's that time of year when car makers not only show their wares but also boast their ideas in concept cars. But BMW is doing something a tad different. It is unveiling the MINI Citysurfer Concept, which isn't a car and not even a sports bike, This is an electric drive powered kick scooter. It probably won't win any races (unless you race with other MINI Citysurfer Concepts), but it will get you from A to B with that "spontaneous riding fun" that BMW advertises for its MINI line.

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Commute-Case electric scooter hides in a briefcase

Commute-Case electric scooter hides in a briefcase

If you have ever seen the movie Transformers, you are familiar with the notion of something innocuous changing into something else. In the movies, most of the transforming is of robots into cars. You won't ever own a car that can turn into a robot, but you can own an electric scooter that turns into a briefcase.

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BMW C Evolution “green” scooter slated for 2014 launch

BMW C Evolution “green” scooter slated for 2014 launch

BMW has announced its upcoming C Evolution scooter's launch plans, with the electric motor bike getting its debut next month in Europe. The C Evolution concept has been shown off in the past, going as far back as summer of 2012, but this marks its actual production kick off. Though there's no mention of it coming to other markets, it is suggested the scooter may find itself in other markets at a later date.

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World’s Fastest Scooter Aims for Guinness Book of World Records

World’s Fastest Scooter Aims for Guinness Book of World Records

The mobility scooters out there are pretty cool in their own right. What would make them better, though, is if they could go faster. For one Colin Furze, a British plumber, he must have had the same idea, because he decided to build the world's fastest scooter "for a laugh." The result has lead to incredible speeds for a scooter, and now a shot at the Guinness Book of World Records.

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HydroBOB Puts the Scooter Underwater [Video]

HydroBOB Puts the Scooter Underwater [Video]

For those with no diving experience, or who don't know how to swim, Andrew Sneath has created an underwater vehicle just for you. Offering a controlled environment, and the ability to breathe regularly thanks to a bubble around the rider's head, the HydroBOB underwater scooter is perhaps not the most graceful device to ever descend beneath the waves, but it does look like a somewhat safe method to experience the joys of being underwater.

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The Daily Slash: March 25th 2010

The Daily Slash: March 25th 2010

Welcome to another edition of The Daily Slash, ladies and gentlemen. We're glad you could make it. It's just not the same without you, truth be told. We've got a strong batch of stories for you tonight. A bit of flashy gold goodness, some technological ridiculousness, and some deep space science that may just surprise you. And, as always, we've got it all bundled up for you in a nice, gift-wrapped package.

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