2017 could finally be the year when people, especially in Europe, start embracing electric scooters.
Sales of electric two-wheelers are up sharply in France, even before the start of new incentive programs.
Chinese startup Niu introduced its second generation electric scooter, the M1, while its older model, the N1, is now available in Europe.
India will soon have two new modern vehicles compete in the market for urban electric two-wheelers.
BMW has announced the Long Range version of its C Evolution scooter, and it will be coming to the US.
Gogoro is providing the electric scooters for a new sharing network in Berlin and will soon also sell its scooters in Amsterdam.
A small Spanish firm is launching the first self-balancing electric scooter.
At the recent Salon du Véhicule Electrique et Hybride in Val d’Isère (France), the big novelty was an electric jet ski prototype.
The San Francisco scooter rental network includes now the American-made Mahindra GenZe 2.0 scooter.
These two often-delayed and very original products have now Chinese competitors.