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According to a report on French site ConsoGlobe, Peugeot is slated to put its HYmotion 3 leaning three-wheeler into production before the end of 2010. Thanks to its twin electric motors (one for each wheel up front) and diminutive 125cc single-cylinder four-stroke powerplant, the hybrid scooter is expected to score an impressive 117 mpg U.S. (141 mpg Imperial, or 2 liters per 100 kilometers) with carbon emissions of just 47 g/km.

Intriguingly, the HYmotion 3 should closely follow the Piaggio MP3 Hybrid to market. While both machines use a similar leaning three-wheeled design, the Italian machine differs in that only the rear wheel is powered by both the electric motor and gas-powered engine. Plus, the Peugeot features a partially enclosed design for superior weather protection. So far, we have no indication that the HYmotion 3 will make it Stateside or what it may cost in Europe.

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