With electric scooters able to travel between 20 and 70km at speeds of up to 65km/h on a single charge, these personal electric vehicles are no longer only good for the last mile but can take you the whole journey.
Like so many people we were sick of sitting in traffic, on crowded buses and burning fossil fuels.
But does the economic side of the equation work out?
In most cases the answer is a resounding yes, with the electric scooter being paid off in less than a year.
Use the calculator below to see how much you could save just by riding an electric scooter for your daily commute.