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    Piaggio launches MP3 Hybrid 300ie scooter

    Piaggio has an unqualified success story on its hands in the form of the MP3 three-wheeled scooter. Well, make that a slightly qualified success, as the recently released hybrid version of the leaning machine hasn't quite sold up to expectations. Actually, Piaggio has sold, um, just about none of ...

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    Video: Piaggio MP3 Hybrid officially launched in Italy

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    We've been keeping tabs on the Piaggio MP3 Hybrid since we first heard that the Italian scooter giant began working on the fuel-sipper over two years ago. It's taken a while, but it appears that Piaggio has finally gone ...

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    Spaniards love the Piaggio MP3 hybrid scooter

    2009 Plug-in Hybrid Piaggio MP3 scooter - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Spanish newspaper El Mundo has tested the Piaggio MP3 hybrid scooter and came away impressed with the results. The MP3 mates a 15 hp 125cc gas-powered engine with an 3.5 hp electric motor and lithium ion battery pack ...

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    Piaggio MP3 Hybrid officially in production

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    As expected, Piaggio has apparently begun production of the three-wheeled MP3 Hybrid. Currently, the bike is only available in Europe with a price of under €10,000 ($14,125), but we've been hearing rumors that it would make the ...

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    Piaggio MP3 Hybrid coming to America first quarter 2010

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    Good news for eccentric scooter lovers who live in the States: Piaggio's MP3 Hybrid is coming to America in the first quarter of 2010. This revelation came out while Piaggio Group USA President and CEO Paolo Timoni was sharing television ...

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    Piaggio MP3 Hybrid set for sale this summer

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    Piaggio has said that a new hybrid version of its MP3 three-wheeled scooter will debut in Italy and Spain later this summer. We'd wager a guess that the €150 million in low-interest loans from the European Investment Bank to Piaggio ...

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    Piaggio gets ???150 million from EIB, will invest in green tech

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    Piaggio has been making scooters for decades, but much of its legacy lies with dirty 2-stroke machines. More recently, Piaggio's best two- and three-wheelers have used clean, efficient 4-stroke powerplants, but the company has designs ...

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    Piaggio MP3 hybrid to achieve 141 mpg!

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    We've been following the developments of Piaggio's hybrid MP3 since it was in its initial concept stages. Thankfully, it is getting ever closer to production, meaning some early details are beginning to leak out regarding its ...

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    Editorial: Why make three-wheeled vehicles? Are they legal? Should they be?

    Click above for more images of the Aptera Typ1 eGasoline prices in the United States are helping push along the development of many new vehicles such as the Volt from General Motors. Such game-changing vehicles as the Volt and the original Toyota Prius demand a huge amount of research and, even ...

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    Piaggio MP3 on the Lincoln Highway: A "No Age Limit" adventure

    Click above for more images of the Piaggio MP3 400 and 500Two seventy-something year old men will soon be embarking on a 3,400 mile trip across the U.S. on the famed Lincoln Highway. The trip for Bob Chase and Bernard "Buddy" Rosenbaum will start on June 13 at San Francisco's Lincoln Park and hit ...

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    AutoblogGreen Podcast #23

    Sebastian is joined by Jeremy for AutoblogGreen Podcast #23, since Sam was hanging out with Bob Lutz and his Vectrix scooter when we recorded. Jeremy recounts his experience with Piaggio MP3 scooters on a ride from New York to Connecticut, and we move on to talk about the limited Prius supply as of ...

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    Piaggio investigating hybrids

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Piaggio MP3 400 and 500While we were in New York testing out the latest versions of the Piaggio MP3, we got a chance to sit down with some of the men behind the three-wheeled machine. Our first question was when we might see the hybrid version of the ...

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    First Ride: Piaggio MP3 400 and 500

    Click above for high-res gallery of the Piaggio MP3 400 and 500 digg_url = ''; Piaggio's unique MP3 scooter, with its two wheels in front and one in back, has been turning heads since its introduction as a 250cc model a few years ago. After ...

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    Sidam shows off their Xnovo

    Click to view more high resolution images of the Xnovo French company Sidam is considering offering a three-wheeled tilting scooter, but it is nothing like the Piaggio MP3 that many people already know of. Instead, the Xnovo would rely on only one front wheel, with the two rear wheels driven by a ...

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    NIP in Paris uses Piaggio MP3 scooters for taxi service

    Many taxi drivers have made the switch to hybrid power because of reduced cost in fuel and for the promised environmental improvement, but as far as we know, there is only one taxi service using Piaggio MP3 scooters to lug passengers and their cargo around. The service is known as NIP Bike and ...

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    Piaggio still working on hybrid scooters, tests hybrid engine in MP3

    When the Moon is in the Seventh HouseAnd Jupiter aligns with MarsThen peace will guide the planetsAnd love will steer the stars This is the dawning of the Age of... the hybrid scooter? Maybe. Piaggio has been stringing us along with this idea for too long. Now, they go and install the system in ...

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    Just Gotta Scoot tests the Piaggo MP3, averages 73 mpg

    The Piaggio MP3 scooter is no stranger to our website, and we have brought you a few reviews of the machine since it first hit our shores earlier this year. Just Gotta Scoot has just gotten their mitts on one, too, and here is their take. The machine differs from your standard scooter by offering ...

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    Overgrown Tricycles? Nope, it's the Can Am Spyder and Gilera Fuoco 500ie!

    Here we go again with another round of multiple posts about motorcycles with three wheels on the same day. Earlier today, we told you about a new scooter that could be coming in the future from Can Am, and we reminded you of the Can Am Spyder, which is a three-wheeled motorcycle (two in the front, ...

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    2 Stroke Buzz takes on the Piaggio MP3 - their take? Read on!

    "The extra wheel is a welcome novelty and could accurately be described as a "benefit," but is that benefit equal to the cost, weight, and technical complication?" That is how the last paragraph from 2 Stroke Buzz's short take on the Piaggio MP3 after riding it briefly. I won't steal their thunder ...

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    New video of the Vectrix electric scooter from its U.K. introduction

    The Vectrix electric maxi-scooter was released across the pond a few weeks ago, and Motorcycle News was there for its unveiling. Today, we bring you a video that they were able to grab while in attendance. A maxi-scooter is, as the name implies, larger than the average scooter and is capable ...


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