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Gogoro and Bosch launch electric scooter-sharing service in Paris

The companies will have 600 Smartscooters available for rent in the City of Lights.

The scooters use swappable batteries to eliminate waiting for a charge.

Twizy Way brings Renault's tiny EV car-sharing in France

Little car, little car-sharing program – for now.

Paris 2010: Formulec EF01 presages electric Formula racing

Formulec EF01 – Click above to watch video after the jump

Paris Preview: Exagon Furtive e-GT is a range-extended super-electric coupe [w/video]

Exagon Furtive e-GT – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Paris Preview: Exagon Furtive e-GT is a range-extended super-electric coupe [w/video]

Exagon Furtive e-GT – Click above to watch the video after the jump

Video: Volvo crowns Paris 'naughtiest' city in Europe as part of experiments tied to bizarre S60 launch

Vovlo tests the world's naughtiness – Click above to watch video after the jump

BMW Art Car to compete in 24 Hours of LeMans

Jeff Koons BMW M3 GT2 Art Car – Click above for high-res image

EMXGP to launch electric auto racing with Paris premiere

As you sit on the Seine-side terrace sipping chardonnay in the sun, a busker with an ancient guitar channeling Jacques Brel just yards from your table is momentarily acoustically challenged by a pack of cars frantically racing each other down the city street, their motors producing a sci-fi whine that fills the spaces between the lyrics of Ne Me Quitte Pas. Sound interesting? This scene could be something of a reality next summer a

Peugeot BB1 spotted in its natural habitat...France [w/VIDEO]

Peugeot BB1 Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery

Fed-Ex adding small electric vehicles to Paris fleet

It seems those Urban-Cabs we told you about last year aren't just handy for hauling tourists about "La Ville-Lumière." Apparently, once they are adorned with the famous FedEx logo, they transform into highly productive delivery machines. The global logistics giant has been testing two of the human-electric hybrids and, during the 11 w

Paris Preview: Joule from Optimal Energy sure to dazzle

Optimal Energy is the latest company to announce that they are unveiling a new electric car at the Paris Motor Show this year and it's one that should definitely impress. Coming all the way from South Africa, the Joule may very well be the world's most practical electric car to date as well as one of the more stylish. Although it has been shown to a handful of journalists there haven't yet been any published photos but it has bee

Paris Preview: Venturi and Michelin to unveil electric vehicle collaboration

This year's edition of the Paris Motor Show is shaping up to be quite a collection of ecological innovation, ranging from the presently practical to the futuristically fanciful. The just-announced vehicular offspring from a Michelin and Venturi collabo

New Saab 9-5 set for Geneva next March

Originally predicted to be shown at the Paris Motor Show in October of this year, the 2010 Saab 9-5 won't actually debut until the 2009 Geneva Motor Show in March of next year.

Paris Mayor promises electric car sharing. Gets re-elected.

The Mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanoë, has been touting the idea of an electric or hybrid car sharing program for the "city of lights" for some time now. Trouble was, he had an election to win before he could really claim a mandate to make it happen. Luckily for him and his socialist-leaning ways, the electorate have been quite unhappy in recent days with their right wing, wife

Paris "about to launch" a cheap rental service featuring 2,000 electric cars

The Times reports, the Mayor of Paris is "about to launch" Bertrand Delanöe, a rental system that includes a whopping 2,000 electric cars. The system is based on Automobiles-en-Libre-Service, which allow subscribers to pick up a car, without booking, at dozens of sites and leave them anywhere in the city. The cost of the system is just a few euros per hour which has gained the scheme the nickna

Wired NextFest Report: Wrap-up and more advanced vehicles

(Editor's note: to read the rest of Derrick's NextFest coverage, click here)

Chevy WTCC Ultra concept to debut in Paris

The Chevrolet WTCC Ultra will be in the center of the automaker's stand at the Paris Motor Show later this month. The WTCC Ultra is a ready-to-drive concept, according to Chevy, that "bends the present World Touring Car Championship regulations". Chevy says it was designed by a team around the globe, which makes sense if one compares the highly exaggerated front grille to the one found on this Chevy Malibu test mule