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2010-01-21 04:08:00

LONDON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric scooters and motorcycles offer a smart, eco friendly and accessible mobility solution for urban transportation. Their potential to meet consumer demand with innovative design, well supported by a sound charging infrastructure, paves the way for new micro mobility solutions in developing mega-cities. Changing mobility patterns, the decongestion of cities, the move towards eco friendly transportation, the development of mega-cities as well as...

2010-01-15 08:20:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited, retailer and distributor of electric bikes and mobility scooters, will begin donating $25 to the Save the Children organization for each electric bike purchased beginning January 14, 2010. Save the Children has launched a relief effort to assist families and children in Haiti. For the next month, R Martin will send $25 to the relief fund for each electric bike or EVD electric motorcycle purchase. The products can be purchased online...

2010-01-14 17:34:00

LAURENS, S.C., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Resident Sabrina Ahmed is missing a hip; she has to shuffle from room-to-room very slowly to get anything done in her home. To make things easier on herself, she contacted a local mobility provider and ordered a power wheelchair through her insurance coverage. Unfortunately, the chair didn't work, and she couldn't find help to repair it. That is when Ahmed decided to call "7 On Your Side" news (WSPA-TV). WSPA Anchor Dianne Derby was touched by her...

2009-12-02 11:31:00

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Bravo Sports, a world leader in outdoor rolling fun and action sports products, is proud to announce that their latest creation, the one-of-a-kind Pulse Slither drift scooter, is now available in stores nationwide. The first innovative three-wheeled scooter of its kind, the Slither offers the ability to pull off tricks and maneuvers that are simply not possible on any other scooter or wheeled good thanks to the two large front wheels offset...

2009-11-16 07:15:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- R Martin Limited is pleased to announce the addition of mobility scooters, lift chairs, and 3-wheel electric trikes to its electric transportation product line-up. Five years of experience with electric transportation make these additions a perfect complement to R Martin Limited's existing electric bicycle, electric moped and electric scooter product lines. While they may travel slower than traditional electric transportation, mobility scooters offer...

2009-11-09 10:34:00

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sept. 11, 2001, thousands of firefighters, police officers and other rescue workers came together to save as many lives as possible in New York City. Merrick firefighter Brian McCauley was one of those 9/11 first responders. Now he is fighting to save his own life. Only in his late 30s, McCauley was diagnosed with cancer in 2006. He has undergone surgery and extensive chemotherapy treatments, leaving him confined to a wheelchair and...

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2009-10-29 11:10:00

A Japanese zero-emission "hybrid" scooter available in 2010 drives 10 times as cheaply as a gas powered bike, its developer announced on Thursday. The Miletto, built by auto equipment producer PROSTAFF Co. Ltd., will cost $1,730 dollars and is available in 12 colors, the company said. "It normally runs with battery power, but on a steep hill the rider would work the pedals to assist," said Ryo Teranishi, a planning official for the corporation, to Yahoo News. "It's a zero-emission vehicle in...

2009-10-26 11:38:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Hill Fire Department firefighters save the lives of total strangers on an almost daily basis. It is no surprise they will do everything they can to change the life of one of their own, volunteer firefighter Marty Blakely. During a vacation with his family this summer, Blakely suffered a blood clot, which led to the discovery of a cancerous tumor and the amputation of one of his legs, which has confined him to a wheelchair. The fire department...

2009-10-01 12:44:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. World Motorcycles Market (including Electric Bikes & Mopeds) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0148003/World-Motorcycles-Market-(including-Electric-Bikes--Mopeds).html Global demand to rise 7.6% annually through 2013 Global demand for motorcycles is forecast to rise 7.6 percent per year through 2013 to 114 million units, spurred by rising standards of living...

2009-09-16 15:33:59

Authorities in Milwaukee said a man arrested for drunken driving was operating a three-wheeled electric scooter on Interstate 43. Sheriff's deputies said they pulled over Daniel Samplanski, 35, at 2:24 a.m. Friday when he was spotted driving the medical scooter on the ramp from southbound Interstate 43 to eastbound Interstate 794, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported Wednesday. Deputies said Samplanski told them the scooter belonged to a neighbor and he had driven it to a bar earlier in...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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