Electric scooters are a portion of the two-wheeled market that's starting to heat up and French manufacturer Peugeot is looking to re-enter the segment with its battery-powered e-Vivacity. Peugeot's first dive into the electric scooter market took place back in 1996 with the Scoot'elec. Unlike that model, which used nickel-cadmium batteries, the e-Vivacity sports an advanced lithium-ion pack from manufacturer Saft. The battery maker says that the e-Vivacity can be recharged in four hours using a
Electric scooters seem to be a segment of the two-wheeled market that's finally ready to heat up. The combination of a practical and comfortable little electric two-wheeler seems to make sense since many scooter riders use their machines mostly in dense urban areas and therefore don't need extensive speed or range.