Created: 14 September 2011
Finally! A balance between the high costs of Lithium-Ion powered scooters, and primative SLA powered scooters has been acheived through the newest LiFePo powered; Go-Ped ESR-1000 Electric Scooter!
Initially, Go-Ped started off using Sealed Lead Acid batteries (SLA), which can be found in most cars, and motorcycles. SLA batteries are big, heavy, and filled with corrossive acids that lose their charge holding capabilities after very few charge cycles. Lithium-Ion was discovered to be exponentially more efficient in size, weight, and overall charging capabilities, but the price was not so efficient. The price is actially insanely high. This scooter is still available with both batteries, but the SLA's start around $1,000, and the Lithium-Ion's start around $2,200.
The new LiFePo4 batteries are almost as efficient as the higher cost Lithium-Ion, and much more efficient than..
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