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Volkswagen Just Made An Odd Foldable Scooter For Your Short Commutes

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Maybe we should change the way car companies have been called for decades as Carmakers. Maybe we should call them: Vehicle Makers.

That’s because of the diversity in product ranges of car companies nowadays, like Volkswagen just announced that they plan to release a foldable, three-wheel electric scooter. Volkswagen is positioning the scooter as a Segway competitor that will not only be quite a bit lighter, at 24 pounds, but it will also be much cheaper. The scooter itself has a range of about 12 miles, which should certainly be enough to get you from your car to your destination and back. It could also come in handy for zipping in-and-out of airports or shopping malls.

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The design of the new scooter is inspired from Volkswagen’s XL1, of which only 250 models have been built. Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is very proud of this flat-colored and futuristic design. It’s supposed to come to market by the second half of 2016 and cost less than 1000 euros.

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