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Vectrix back with lithium ion powered motor scooter

by Sam Abuelsamid (RSS feed) on May 21st, 2010 at 8:00AM

The last time we heard anything about Vectrix, the manufacturer of electric scooters had been rescued from bankruptcy by Hong Kong-based GP Batteries. Until now, the Vectrix VX-1 has only been available with a nickel-metal-hydride battery that yielded a range of 35-55 miles. The U.S. Vectrix site hasn't been updated recently, but the site of its Spanish distributor, GoingGreen, is now showing both the original VX-1 and the new VX-1 Li. The only change appears to be the substitution of a lithium ion battery which boosts range by about 30-40 percent to 46-78 miles. The 6.8 second 0-50 mile... Read More

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