Research organisation Mercari R4D and a team including students from the University of Tokyo have jointly developed an inflatable electric-scooter that riders can stash away inside their backpack. More
Layer has teamed up with Chinese automotive company Nio to design an electric scooter that uses artificial intelligence and machine-learning technology to autonomously take you on your preferred routes. More
Halfbike is a three-wheeled vehicle designed by transportation start-up Kolelinia that allows riders to stand up while pedalling.
CES 2015: Taiwanese company Gogoro has revealed what it describes as the "world's first Smartscooter", with a network of battery-swapping stations that could allow its power cells to be changed in just six seconds (+ movie). More
News: a fat-wheeled electric concept vehicle that you ride standing up like a child's scooter has achieved its funding target on Kickstarter, allowing final development to go ahead (+ slideshow). More
Dutch product design agency Waarmakers have designed a prototype electric scooter with a body made from compressed plants (+ movie). More
French designer Philippe Starck and car company Peugeot have unveiled a prototype bicycle crossed with a scooter, designed for a free cycle scheme in Bordeaux, France. More