PUMA: GM and Segway Take a Swing at a Small Car

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Go Go Gadget Tiny Car

Take two companies whose products often come out on the wrong end of a joke, slap them together, and here’s the result: The P.U.M.A., a sort of giant, two-person Segway that is designed for commuters, with a 35-mile range from its lithium-ion batteries. It has a top speed of 35 MPH, which is plenty for city cruising.

What it isn’t is good-looking, but bear in mind it’s a prototype, which explains the caution stripes and (presumably) the lack of any real weather proofing or other creature comforts…

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