Daimler scooter gets Smart


Daimler AG is taking its two-seater Smart car into a two-wheel version — at least in concept form.

The Smart electric scooter is being introduced as a “study” at the Paris Motor Show later this month, but it aims to draw from the car’s design cues right down to interchangeable thermoplastic body panels over a metal safety cell while providing another alternative for urban transportation.

Its use of exterior plastics expands beyond body panels to translucent thermoplastics for the windshield and in vertical trim along the front ...
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