Project P.U.M.A. (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility) prototype is shown in Brooklyn April 4. GM and Segway say the vehicle could allow people to travel around cities more quickly, safely, quietly and cleanly, and at a lower total cost. (Wall Street Journal Tuesday April 7, 2009)
Careful, if you kick the tires, they could fall off.
Here, get a real good look.
The machine, which GM says it aims to develop by 2012, would run on batteries and use wireless technology to avoid traffic backups and navigate cities. (Wall Street Journal)
Yes, but can it do this?
How about this?
Then I’ll pass.
I can’t wait to hear the “deep” compromises that Obama will shake down the UAW for.
All hail Ford Motor Company!! They aren’t seeking government aid!
Update: March 11, 2009
The Ford Motor Company has successfully negotiated with the UAW on lower wages that will save jobs and save money, helping keep the company’s good name. Well, that is a start. Let’s remember that Ford did not seek government aid.
Either you are good at running a business, or you are good at running to the government. So far, my money is on Ford.