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The BMW CE 04 is an EV scooter with sci-fi movie style but a very real price tag

The BMW CE 04 is an EV scooter with sci-fi movie style but a very real price tag

BMW has revealed its latest EV, with the new 2022 BMW CE 04 opting for two wheels as the BMW Motorrad division embraces electrification in the city. Borrowing heavily from the TRON-esque vibes of the 2017 BMW Motorrad Concept Link electric motorcycle, that itself inspired the BMW Motorrad Definition CE 04 - a near-final teaser of this production two-wheeler - the final result is fit for Akira's Tetsuo.

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Gogoro and Foxconn team up to spread e-scooters

Gogoro and Foxconn team up to spread e-scooters

Gogoro and Foxconn are teaming up on electric transportation, with battery-swappable Smartscooter tech aiming for a wider launch. Though known for its electric scooter, key to Gogoro's strategy has always been its modular power pack system; that allows riders to switch out their batteries at charging stations, rather than waiting for their scooter to recharge.

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3D printed carbon fiber scooter promises custom sizing at a price

3D printed carbon fiber scooter promises custom sizing at a price

Carbon fiber is typically the preserve of supercars, but a new electric scooter startup aims to bring custom 3D printing of the lightweight material within reach of riders wanting a more comfortable urban commute. Scotsman does away with glue altogether, the company says, and makes all of the key components not only from carbon fiber composite but in bespoke sizing too.

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Gogoro’s fast-swap scooter battery system is taking on its toughest market yet

Gogoro’s fast-swap scooter battery system is taking on its toughest market yet

Gogoro is taking on arguably its most competitive territory to-date, bringing its interchangeable battery system to China as it plans a huge swapping network for the pull-out power packs. Gogoro will be partnering with Chinese scooter firms Yadea and DCJ, which will be developing a range of two-wheeled vehicles that get their power from the fast-switched batteries.

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Razor releasing new electric RipStik and their “SUV” of scooters

Razor releasing new electric RipStik and their “SUV” of scooters

There's a new electric movement machine in the mix this week from the folks at Razor. It has a long name: "The New RipStik Rush, the electric RipStik 2.0," and it's the second RipStik produced by Razor. There are other official RipStik products out with Razor, but only one other original electric RipStik. It's "official" because Razor is the only one who holds the patent for Caster Boards as such.

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Gogoro VIVA MIX is a harlequin e-scooter with 6 second battery swaps

Gogoro VIVA MIX is a harlequin e-scooter with 6 second battery swaps

Gogoro has revealed a new version of its Smartscooter, and if you've ever wished that your EV two-wheeler was more attention-grabbing, the VIVA MIX might have the answer. That is, if you live in Taiwan anyway, where it's launching with a new, super-durable body design.

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Spin rolling out remote-control e-scooter to park them properly

Spin rolling out remote-control e-scooter to park them properly

Spin is an electric scooter company that operates in various cities around the United States, providing mobility scooters that can be rented and parked when done. However, Spin says an improperly parked scooter can be a hazard to pedestrians, particularly those with disabilities. In San Francisco, California, where Spin has its largest fleet of scooters, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority requires operators to respond to improperly parked scooters in under two hours and can fine operators $100 for each incorrectly part scooter.

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Bird can now tell when you skid its scooters, and you may get banned

Bird can now tell when you skid its scooters, and you may get banned

Scooter rental company Bird has announced a new update to its platform called Skid Detection, and it is designed to help keep you safe -- and catch you when you operate the electric scooters recklessly, assuming that's the case. The company says that it uses its sensor processing and vehicle diagnostics tech to determine when one of its e-scooters has skid across the pavement and whether one particular rider has performed 'an uncharacteristic amount' of them.

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Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter Review : Quality brand spot-on

Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter Review : Quality brand spot-on

The Razor E Prime III Electric Scooter is the most robust electric mode of transport I've used so far. It's made by the brand that made tiny folding scooters popular over the past decade in the biggest way - Razor. As such, we expect that we'll have at least the quality we've come to expect from the main line. Razor knows this - and they've delivered.

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Turboant X7 Pro Foldable Electric Scooter Review

Turboant X7 Pro Foldable Electric Scooter Review

A great deal of talk and work has been made towards reducing the carbon footprint of cars but, sometimes, the best way to accomplish that is to reduce the use of cars entirely. Of course, that's not really a viable solution these days but there are definitely times when having more than two wheels can be excessive. Whether it's for a last-mile deliver or taking short solo trips, an electric scooter could be a more economical solution, one that the Turboant X7 Pro is trying to provide.

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Razor just revealed 3x new affordable electric scooters

Razor just revealed 3x new affordable electric scooters

Today we're taking a look at a set of three new electric scooters made by Razor. They've got new models called EcoSmart SUP, E300 HD, and C25. So technically there are four new scooters, but two of them have the same base name, so to speak. This collection of devices are all "attractively priced under $500" according to Razor - made for the average citizen looking for an extremely affordable way to roll around town.

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This Poimo inflatable scooter fits neatly in your backpack

This Poimo inflatable scooter fits neatly in your backpack

You’re looking at the Poimo electric scooter. And believe it or not, it’s an inflatable scooter that fits neatly in your backpack. We’ve all seen electric scooters and electric skateboards, but none of it are as innovative and geekily fun as the Poimo.

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