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GM EN-V Concept hints at urban mobility for 2030

Don’t worry, if you think General Motors of Detroit, Michigan is spending taxpayer dollars on urban transport electric-vehicles, they aren’t… well kind of, depending on how you look at it. Moving on, General Motors of China and its strategic partner, Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. Group (better known as SAIC) has unveiled their latest urban mobility […]

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GM and Segway’s PUMA no.1 in Fortune’s Dumbest Moments in Business 2009

GM’s partnership with Segway to create the Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility (PUMA) came in at number 1 on Fortune’s list of the ‘Dumbest Moments in Business 2009.’ “It became clear this spring that General Motors was going to have to get smaller to survive, but this was ridiculous,” says Fortune. “A week after President Obama […]

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2009 New York: GM and Segway P.U.M.A actually “wowed” us

When we first saw GM and Segway’s P.U.M.A. (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility) prototype, we thought it was the oddest-looking thing we’ve ever seen. Honestly, imagine for a second walking down the street and one of these P.U.M.A. contraptions passes you along. However, when we saw today in person at the 2009 New York Auto Show […]

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GM and Segway P.U.M.A: Two-seater, two-wheel prototype for the city

To us, it looks like a baby stroller, or a phone booth or even something used by the cops to stop riots – but to GM and Segway, the P.U.M.A. (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility) is a two-set prototype vehicle that has only two wheels. Apparently the two companies believe that the P.U.M.A. can free up […]

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