Vectrix Electric Scooter Launching in November


After 10 years of designing, developing and testing its electric scooter, Vectrix is finally ready to unleash it on the world. The company has announced they'll launch the Electric Maxi-Scooter at the 64th International Motorcycle Exhibition in Milan in November. As we mentioned awhile back, the scooter accelerates from 0-60 mph in 5.8 seconds, tops out at 62 mph (100 km/h) and has a range of about 68 miles (110 km) at 25 mph (40 kph). The Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) battery pack recharges in about two hours and is designed for 1,700 cycles. 50 units have already been built in the New Bedford, MA facility that has a production capacity of 12,000 units per year; Vectrix plans to shift full-scale production to Wroclaw, Poland by the end of the year, where capacity is 38,000 units per year. We continue to wait for Vectrix to unveil the fuel cell version of the same scooter, whose range will be closer to 155 miles (250 km). ::Vectrix USA via ::Green Car Congress