There were also electric scooters on display at the Business of Plugging In conference. These scooters are manufactured in China and then retrofitted to run on batteries by Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Current Motor. The cost of driving one of these scooters is about 1 cent per mile, according to the company. There are different ranges depending on the battery size, from 50 to 80 miles. Prices range from $5,499 to $6,799. Charge time is about four hours from a standard outlet.
October 22, 2009 6:56 AM PDT
Photo by: Martin LaMonica
| Caption by: Martin LaMonica
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