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2011-08-08 08:57:00

MILAN, August 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With reference to the statement sent on 2nd August 2011 by Lambretta SA (company in liquidation) to the press agencies worldwide, the companies Motom Electronics Group S.p.a. (MEG) and Clag International Ltd (CLAG) jointly specify as follows: 1) The trademark Lambretta was sold in 1972 by the Innocenti family, founder of the brand, to an Indian company called "Scooters India Ltd" (SIL). 2) In 2006, SIL granted a license for the...

2011-08-02 09:41:00

DUBLIN, August 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International scooter icon Lambretta Consortium headquartered in Milan, Italy is initiating one of the largest trademark counter-infringement operations in recent history, by preventing the unlicensed LN125 and LS125 scooters entering the world market under the name Lambretta. In a joint international operation with its legal force, customs and police authorities, the consortium is taking international action to protect its brand rights....

2011-06-22 13:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As gas prices challenge historic highs, the Motorcycle Industry Council announced recently that sales for motor scooters jumped almost 50 percent (49.6) for the first three months of 2011. Allstate Insurance internal data suggests female riders may be leading the trend. Almost three times more women requested quotes for scooter insurance in 2010 versus men. With the lines blurring between motorcycles and scooters based on engine size -...

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2011-05-24 09:53:11

This project, known as e-Moto, was created and developed by LGN Tech Design, a spin-off company that has its origins in a line of research begun in the Laboratorio de Máquinas (MAQLAB "“ Machine Laboratory) of UC3M and receives support from the University's Vice-Chancellor's Office of Research through the Business Incubator UC3M Science Park. "The technology that we have developed is a result of the design of a platform for the modeling, analysis and evolution of racing...

2011-04-22 12:30:00

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As conservation takes center stage on Earth Day 2011, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) notes the environmental benefits of commuting and traveling on a motorcycle. "Regardless of how you use your motorcycle or scooter -- commuting to work, riding down the block, across town, traveling across the country -- your choice to ride instead of drive has a positive impact on the environment and results in a more enjoyable,...

2011-04-22 09:00:00

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, April 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred and eighty miles -- Houston to Austin, Texas -- that's the challenge bike riders in the BP MS 150 overcame on April 16 and 17 in a fund-raising event for Multiple Sclerosis. Team Freedom, a corporate team sponsored by The SCOOTER Store, the nation's leading provider of power mobility solutions and services, completed the two-day ride and raised nearly $20,000 toward the cause. The event marked the eighth consecutive year...

2011-04-13 09:00:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vespa USA is joining forces with MintLife, the award-winning blog of Mint.com, the free personal finance website that helps budget-minded Americans track and manage their money. To encourage consumers to rethink their transportation and commuting choices, MintLife has added motor scooter ownership to its portfolio of cash-conservation tips. The more than 1 million daily visitors to MintLife will get a reminder that the road to savings - and...

2011-03-31 11:36:00

ORONO, Maine, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EBWR is the only report on the worldwide Light Electric Vehicle industry that includes electric bikes and scooters as well as Four Wheel EVs and related EV technology. EBWR is published by Frank Jamerson, Ph.D., who worked on the EV1 electric car project at General Motors and has published EBWR since 1995; and co-author Ed Benjamin, of eCycleElectric Consulting, who offers his 15 years' work and knowledge of this fast growing worldwide...

2011-03-29 00:50:00

PARIS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Twice as Light and Long-lasting, Saft's new Generation Lithium-ion Batteries Equip Peugeot's new 100% Electric Scooter Saft, the world's leading designer, developer and manufacturer of advanced technology batteries for industrial applications, has added two-wheeled vehicles to the list of its innovations. The Group has specifically developed new modules of lithium-ion batteries for Peugeot's latest scooter, the e-Vivacity....


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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