Yamaha just introduced the EC-03, their new Zero-Emission Electric Scooter that's primed to save the world. Well, at least Asia. The EC-03 is cheaper than most its competitors and apparently highly desirable in Asia's crazy-for-scooters market.
This is what the Xbox 360 would look like if it was made out of aircraft-grade aluminum, had two wheels, and electric motor, and was just a little quieter: The Yamaha EC-f scooter. Veehee purrty indeed.
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Those eggheads at the Smart Cities group at MIT are a clever bunch, coming up with a design concept for an electric scooter that folds up into a package scarcely larger than a wheeled carry-on suitcase. In the Utopian vision for such bikes, you'd ride one to work, then fold it up and roll it right into the office,…