9 Best New Electric Scooters on the Market (Slideshow)


Photo: BPG Motors

Electric vehicles have come a long way in the last few years, steadily gaining acceptance as a practical and sustainable form of transportation. This is especially true in cities, where most trips are short and space is at a premium. That's where the electric scooter comes in: Small, quick and zero-emissions, these vehicles are making a real dent in the automotive market.

And the auto industry is taking note: BMW, Honda, and VW all have electric scooters in production. These nine e-scooters -- either already on the market, or are on their way -- stand out from the pack.

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23 Electric Cars Driving the Revolution
10 Futuristic Electric Cars From the Paris Motor Show
Green Wheels of the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show

Tags: BMW | Electric Bikes | Electric Vehicles | Fuel Efficiency | Transportation | Urban Life

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