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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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Terra Motors unveils A4000i electric scooter with iPhone connectivity

Terra Motors unveils A4000i electric scooter with iPhone connectivity

Terra Motors, a manufacturer of electric scooters, has announced its A4000i, an electric scooter that can be connected to an iPhone, which will then serve navigation and scooter-status purposes. The scooter is currently being showcased in Tokyo, and is being aimed at emerging markets in Asia, allowing users to combine their transportation with their smartphone.

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FlyRad scooter thingy combines a unicycle with rollerblades

FlyRad scooter thingy combines a unicycle with rollerblades

I always figured that the unicycle was the invention of a man who was into self mutilation. What other method of transport can you crush your gonads and your face on at the same time? A dude has invented a new unicycle device called the FlyRad that is sort of like a unicycle with training wheels.

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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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Scooter Gets Flamethrower Attached, We’re Glad It’s Illegal

Scooter Gets Flamethrower Attached, We’re Glad It’s Illegal

Sometimes, only sometimes, we can understand why some people have uncontrollable road rage. After all, there are some terrible drivers out there. But, we're of the mind that two wrongs don't make a right; and, well, this is definitely a wrong. But, we have to give credit where credit is due, and this is a pretty fantastic use of technological ingenuity. You just might want to keep your distance.

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Lawnmower Scooter is Perfect for a Small Yard

Lawnmower Scooter is Perfect for a Small Yard

Even though one of your longest-lived dreams might be to own a yard, sometimes you don't always get the big one. In fact, if you're in the city, you may have a yard that's tucked nicely by a tall fence, cramping its potential. And if you're not a fan of push-mowers, then maybe this scooter mower is the best thing you've ever seen.

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BMW C1-E electric scooter reinvents the motorcycle

BMW C1-E electric scooter reinvents the motorcycle

I grew up riding dirt bikes and one thing I can say for sure is that when you do something stupid, the last thing you really want is to be tied to the bike. Those things are heavy when they land on you. BMW has reinvented the scooter and revived a dead product from 2000 with a bike called the C1-E electric scooter that has a roof and a seat belt.

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GoPet personal electric scooter is extra geeky

GoPet personal electric scooter is extra geeky

Every time I go to the mall, I get a chuckle out of the portly security guard that rides around on his Segway. I am pretty sure they based Paul Blart: Mall Cop on the guy. I will admit that the Segway is pretty cool, even if it is uber geeky.

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