18 Apr '11, 3pm

Global market for electric scooters and motorcycles to surge, according to a new analysis

18 Apr 2011: Global Market for E-Scooters and E-Motorcycles to Surge, Report Says The global market for electric motorcycles and scooters is expected to surge , with the number of vehicles projected to jump from 17 million in 2011 to more than 138 million by 2017, according to a new report. The two-wheel electric vehicles, which are already popular across Asia, will become increasingly common elsewhere as the rising cost of petroleum-based fuels and government incentives will drive market growth, according to the report by Pike Research. “They are relatively low cost to own, do not take a lot of space, and are easy to maintain, therefore making them attractive for city dwellers,” said Dave Hurst, a senior analyst for the Colorado-based clean-technology research firm. While the market for electric scooters will be six times greater than electric motorcycles in most markets,...

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