New Piaggio electric ONE

Piaggio continue their foray into the world of electric-powered vehicles with the recent announcement of their forthcoming ONE scooter, which will apparently debut at the Beijing Motor Show on 28 May before being launched into the European market in late June of this year. The Italian scooter giants have been looking at alternative fuel options … Continue reading New Piaggio electric ONE

Vespa 75th Anniversary Models Announced

To mark the 75th anniversary of Vespa, Piaggio – the creators and manufacturers of the famous scooter – are to produce a special version of the Primavera and GTS models that will only be sold during 2021. The patent for the first Vespa was filed by Italian manufacturer Piaggio on 23 April 1946. ScooterNova magazine celebrated … Continue reading Vespa 75th Anniversary Models Announced

DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

Love your classic scooter but want a greener commute? Or possibly you live in a city that is legislating against petrol-powered transport? Then maybe Laurent from Smeets Classics in the Netherlands has a solution here for you. Laurent has been developing an electric conversion kit for four years or so, designed to be sold across … Continue reading DIY electric motor conversion for classic scooters

New products for classic scooters

A few new products have dropped into our electronic inbox in recent weeks that have stirred our interest, and so we thought we’d share a few with you if you’d not seen them yet yourselves. Firstly, Readspeed Scooters have a couple of new electronic CDI units they have developed that could appeal to a vast … Continue reading New products for classic scooters