Organisers say low-cost vehicle emits no noise or fumes, although its maximum speed is unlikely to impress Top Gear

First Paris introduced the Vélib’ bicycle; then the Autolib’ electric car. Now, in a further move to reduce noise and pollution, a moped-sharing scheme has rolled into the French capital.

Called Cityscoot, a fleet of 150 electric scooters similar to the old-fashioned 50cc mobylette, made their appearance on Paris’s streets on Tuesday.

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Source: Guardian Environment