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Matra’s E-Mo Scooter

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Matras E-Mo Scooter It is designed to meet an urban lifestyle: even if its 30 to 40 kilometer range may seem a little short. However, Matras new e-Mo will satisfy the majority of the urban dwellers since 80% of their daily trips are within a radius of 5 km. Maybe more important is that its top speed of 45 km/h is sufficient to move safely through towns. Only the total absence of noise while driving could become dangerous.

Matra’s E-Mo Scooter

It is designed to meet an urban lifestyle: even if its 30 to 40 kilometer range may seem a little short. However, Matra’s new e-Mo will satisfy the majority of the urban dwellers since 80% of their daily trips are within a radius of 5 km. Maybe more important is that its top speed of 45 km/h is sufficient to move safely through towns. Only the total absence of noise while driving could become dangerous.

Electric vehicle manufacturer Matra has calculated that the e-Mo has a daily cost that is 80% below that of a regular motorized scooter. The company estimates it at 50 euro cents to 100km! With that many citizens will be tempted to abandon their second car.

Matra’s e-Mo comes with a 48 Volts, 10 Ah Lithium Manganese removable battery 48 Volt 10 Ah. Including the battery Matra’s e-Scooter weighs 49 kg.

Compared to a electric bicycle; this type of electric vehicle requires the same obligations as motorized two-wheelers; insurance and helmet while riding and of course type homologation before being permitted to be sold in any EU country legally. In France the e-Mo retails for € 1,790. Some French cities (including Paris) subsidize the purchase of electric scooters (e-Mo and other brands) with a maximum of € 400 (up to 25% of the retail price).

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