Urb-e Is The Future Of Personal Transport


At CES 2014, tons of awesome (and less-than-spectacular) products were showcased and raved about. One of them was the Urb-e. This tiny folding electric scooter is what we’ll all be cruising around on in the next few years. Check out The Verge’s quick review on the floor of CES: The Urb-e has the functionality of a swiss-army knife, and the portability of a backpack, weighing in at just 25 pounds. It uses an iPhone as a dashboard to display battery power and range, giving added definition to the trend of connectivity between motor vehicles and gadgets. While you can’t go… read more

Toyota’s i-Road Concept Is Vehicle Of The Future


At the recent CES convention in Las Vegas, the Verge’s Joshua Topolsky got a chance to test drive Toyota’s new i-Road concept. Half motorcycle, half electric car, the i-Road is a unique creature in its own right. Check out the video: The i-Road will almost certainly never be sold in the United States, but Toyota plans to roll it out in select European and Asian markets, meaning they’re moving on the right track towards innovating the car market. With a futuristic dashboard, two-seat capacity, zero fuel emissions, and an updated mechanism for turning, the i-Road is the miniature car to… read more