PUMA Mobility

pumaGeneral Motors and Segway have jointly undertaken project Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility (PUMA; not Puma helicopter) and the result is a two-wheeled city vehicle capable of moving up to 35 miles per hour, and going 35 miles on a single charge. It is an agile and inexpensive transportation, may be for elderly and or impaired citizens. PUMA has been unveiled at the New York Auto Show 2009.

PUMA is a kaleidoscopic mix of technologies; electric drive and batteries; two wheel balancing, all-electronic acceleration, steering and braking; vehicle-to-vehicle communications; and autonomous driving and parking. What is more, this enabling energy vehicle has zero emissions, enhanced safety, seamless connectivity and reduced congestion in cities, reads their press release.


PUMA vehicle is designed to carry two or more passengers. In the age when cities are getting crowded with more cars and shrinking roads, PUMA could change the way we move around in cities. Just imagine safely driving about cities in a stylish hauler designed as you want it and being connected to your friends and family, while consuming clean, renewable energy, generating zero vehicle emissions, and without the stress of traffic jams? In addition to offering fun way to move about, PUMA promises greener cities, the need of the hour.

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