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Is the Shweeb Ready for Prime Time?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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The Shweeb is derived from the German "Schweben", meaning to float or suspend. A logical name for a device invented by a New Zealander living in Tokyo. Commenters had issues when we wrote about it last year, But somebody likes it; It just won a million bucks in the Google 10 100 competition. Google writes: Shweeb is a concept for short to medium distance, urban personal transport, using human-powered vehicles on a monorail. We are providing $1 million to fund research and development to test Shweeb's technology for an urban setting. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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