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    Two Wheels: Vectrix electric scooter company goes bankrupt, again

    Let's just say Vectrix has filed for bankruptcy one time for each wheel on its battery-electric scooters. This time, though, it's Chapter 7, Boston Business Journal reports, citing bankruptcy court filings. Since that usually involves liquidation, it's safe to say that the company's number is ...

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    Video: Fully Charged spends two episodes on two wheels

    Robert Llewellyn's Fully Charged video series has, over its many episodes, focused on vehicles of the four-wheeled variety. Now, as if in atonement, it has produced two successive shows centered on two-wheelers. From bicycles with electric assist to scooters to motorcycles, Llewellyn makes up for ...

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    Vectrix lives on with expanded electric scooter lineup

    It appears that Vectrix has emerged from bankruptcy with a bang. Back in September 2009, the electric scooter maker officially filed for bankruptcy. Now, the New Bedford, MA-based company has revealed a lineup of emissions-free scooters that seem to indicate that it's ready to get back in on ...

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    Vectrix launches urban electric VX-2 scooter

    Vectrix LLC, a self-proclaimed world leader in personal electric vehicles, has kicked off the New Year with a bang by introducing its urban commuter; the VX-2 battery-powered scooter. The VX-2 is a slimmed down version of the company's VX-1 and is designed for low-speed travel. Whether that ...

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    Vectrix back with lithium ion powered motor scooter

    Vectrix VX-1 electric scooter - Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    REPORT: Vectrix Scooters saved by GP Batteries

    Vectrix VX-1 electric scooter - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Vectrix may soon be back in business as Hong Kong-based GP Batteries has purchased the so-called New Vectrix company for $5 million. That sum is comprised of $1.75 million in cash and the assumption of up to $3.3 million in ...

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    Vectrix lives again, has lithium future

    Vectrix VX-1 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It appears that Vectrix has just about sorted itself out and could soon officially declare itself out of bankruptcy and on the straight and narrow lithium-lined path. According to a press release we found reproduced on the V is for Voltage ...

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    New Vectrix picked up by Hesketh Motorcycles in the UK

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    While the company formerly known as Vectrix Corporation has just changed its name to the more descriptive Electric Scooter Wind Down Corp. appellation, New Vectrix is out and about doing deals and moving forward. In fact, it's just been ...

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    Vectrix officially files for bankruptcy, plans to stay in business

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    Vectrix has officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Much like what recently took place with General Motors and Chrysler, the old company will be purchased by an entity called New Vectrix LLC in relatively short order unless ...

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    ROBRADY wins two Green Good Design Awards for Vectrix two-wheelers

    News of a likely bankruptcy filing from electric scooter manufacturer Vectrix hasn't stopped its designs from winning accolades. A year after winning a Design Award from the prestigious Red Dot Museum in Singapore, ROBRADY, the design studio responsible for the Vectrix Superbike concept, has taken ...

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    eBay finds of the day: Vectrix maxiscooters

    While it is quite sad to see electric scooter maker Vectrix balancing on the brink of bankruptcy, it should also be remembered that there's a silver lining to every cloud. In this case, quite a bit of silver. When the East coast company started to run into trouble late last year it had been in the ...

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    REPORT: Vectrix ready to file for bankruptcy

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    According to the Providence Journal, electric scooter maker Vectrix has laid off nearly all of its employees and is likely headed for bankruptcy within the next 30 days if new investors or a buyer isn't found in time. A quick visit to the ...

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    Vectrix in trouble, may be for sale

    Over the last few weeks, we've heard rumblings around the internet that electric scooter maker Vectrix might not be on firm financial footing. The first signs of trouble became apparent last month as reports from the UK indicated that Vectrix "will not be able to publish its Report and Accounts for ...

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    Details on Vectrix VX-1E and VX-2 filter in

    Click above for more shots of the Vectrix maxiscooter
    Vectrix used the New York Motorcycle Show to introduce its two newest electric scooters last week. Until today, we were still a bit hazy on what changes were made to the VX-1E as compared to the original VX-1 that allowed Vectrix to lower the ...

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    Vectrix to debut VX-2 and VX-1E on Friday

    Click above for more shots of the Vectrix maxiscooter
    We've been anticipating the release of a few new soots from Vectrix, the only current manufacturer of electric maxiscooters. The flagship model has been named VX-1 and two new models are set to be debuted at the motorcycle show in New York, ...

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    ROBRADY wins Red Dot Design Award for Vectrix electric superbike

    Click above image for a high-resolution gallery of the Vectrix Superbike concept
    We've been enamored with ROBRADY's design for an electric superbike since we first saw it over a year ago. It may have taken a while, but the electric motorcycle (the design was commissioned by Vectrix, the electric ...

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    Vectrix announces 2009 Vx-1, two new models and an accessories line

    Click above for more shots of the Vectrix maxiscooter
    There's an old adage in motorcycling, applying to dirtbikes mostly, that if a manufacturer doesn't have many updates to make for a specific model year, there's always Bold New Graphics. Such is the case with the 2009 edition of the Vectrix ...

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    Once you can charge up your ride anywhere, what happens?

    Click above for more shots of the Vectrix electric scooter
    There's an interesting line in a recent TIME magazine piece about a guy who's enjoying his new Vectrix scooter. Here it is: Once you start looking, you find plugs everywhere," says [James] Morrison, who charges his two-wheeler at parking ...

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    Hanging with Vectrix: electric scooter hits Quaker Steak and Lube ceiling

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    Quaker Steak and Lube is a motor-themed restaurant chain, kind of like a NASCAR-loving version of Applebees. The first restaurant in the now-regional chain was started with the gas crisis of the 1970s in mind as a way "to preserve the culture of those old gas stations and ...

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    Austin Alt Car: Out of this world electric two-wheeled vehicles

    Here in Austin, Texas, one of the big sellers of electric-powered two-wheeled vehicles is Alien Scooters. On the floor of the Austin Alt Car Expo, the shop has a large display area full of two-wheeled EVs. Oh, and inflatable aliens. We've covered a lot of these vehicles in the past (I smiled when I ...


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