Yes folks, it's the scooter manufacturer with as many comebacks as a boomerang that are once again making noises about restarting, LML of India. The company last ceased production in 2017 when an attempt to keep their head above water with a three-wheeler, the Buddy, derived from the tooling of the Vespa P-range scooters, failed. … Continue reading LML to make another comeback?
Anyone who regularly rides or drives into London, or is thinking of doing so, should be aware that the Mayor and Transport for London have just made getting around the capital a little more difficult and potentially more expensive too. When does it change?While those of us who regularly ride powered-two-wheelers are fully versed in … Continue reading Beware the Expanded London ULEZ
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
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
If you've read the news recently then you have no doubt heard the UK Government's latest knee-jerk reaction to something that they hope will take our minds off of other disasters is a ban on new fossil-fuel vehicle sales from 2030. The story of the 'Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution' (for that … Continue reading UK Government ban on new petrol & diesel vehicles – what do you think?
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