Home › Mopeds For Sale

2012 PUMA Scooter

GM and Segway unveil Project PUMA, the urban scooter | Rabih Dagher
2013 Puma Cycle Romeo 150cc Scooter - Arizona Motor Cycles

GM and Segway unveil Project PUMA, the urban scooter

Even though bankruptcy for GM (General Motors) is inevitable, its R&D department teamed up with Segway (the company behind the two-wheeled, self-balancing electric vehicle) to roll out an electric two-wheel, two-seat prototype vehicle in New York on Tuesday. Built for use in congested urban environments, Project P.U.M.A. (for Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility), as the vehicle is called, combines several technologies demonstrated by GM and Segway. Such technologies include dynamic stabilization, electric propulsion, smart battery management, advanced sensing, and many more.

The vehicle is built to carry two seated passengers at speeds of up to 56 km/h. Its 3-hour electric charge would cost about 0.45$, and it can travel over 50 km on a single charge. Energy consumption is estimated to be roughly equivalent to 200 MPG. Pricing wasn’t announced, but Larry Burns, GM’s VP of R&D and strategic planning, said in a statement that it would cost “one-fourth to one-third the cost of what you pay to own and operate today’s automobile”. GM said it hopes to have the vehicle in production by 2012.

You can visit its official page at the Segway PUMA website.
More details about this in the video below by Pat Foran from CTV:

Get the Flash Player to see this player.

Posted: April 8th, 2009 under News, Technology.
Tags: Automobile, GM, Project PUMA, Scooter, Segway

Bridgestone Bridgestone Molas ML16 Scooter Rear Tire 4.00-10
Automotive Parts and Accessories (Bridgestone)
  • ML16- Uni-directional rear-only configuration provides excellent water channeling for wet weather performance; intended for combination with ML17 front.
  • Original Equipment on Honda CN250 Helix

You might also like:

9/11 Dummy
Rhino Dually Dog Sled Scooter - Dog Loves to Run!

Scooter in LA

2004-03-29 16:52:39 by -

Scooters aren't a very safe choice. LA City streets have potholes large enough to park a VW bug in - the small tires on a scooter are no match.
Consider getting a moped, or a scooter with at least 16" wheels. Anything that has more than 50cc will require motorcycle registration & license. Only those 50cc with 30mph restrictor may qualify as moped - check with the dealer, since 50cc scooters are now 4-stroke and have higher performance.

Is This BMW the Ultimate Maxiscooter?  — New York Times
By STUART F. BROWN. Published: July 5, 2013. Of all the head-of-the-class vehicles one might expect from the wizards at BMW's research and development works, a high-performance scooter would probably be well down the list. If it made the list at all.

Aprilia SRV 850 In Australia This Month: World's Most Powerful Scooter  — The Motor Report
Aprilia describes the SRV 850 as an “ultra-high performance scooter, the meeting point between the scooter world and the motorcycle world”, and there's plenty of mechanical evidence to back that claim.

Chao Yang 16x2.5 Tire for Baja and X-Treme Electric Scooters & Bikes
Sports (Chao Yang)
  • Resist heat from acceleration
  • High quality tire for long distance/racing.
  • It can be used on a large number of gas and electric scooters/bikes
  • Long lasting pneumatic tire.
Blount International/Oregon Oregon 71-800 8-inch Tire Innertube 480/400-8 Straight Valve
Lawn & Patio (Blount International/Oregon)
  • TURF Rider
  • 16 X 650-8

Related posts:

  1. 2012 GMW Scooter
  2. 2 Seater Scooter
  3. 6V b Scooter
  4. 2008 JCL Scooter
  5. Used Yamaha Scooters