Sponsored by Energy Trust

Focus Designs sells one-wheeled EV

| Print |  Email
Must Reads
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Camas, Wash.-based Focus Designs is shipping one-wheeled Segway-like vehicles to consumers.

Focus is one of two one-wheeled EV companies in the Portland area, along with Ryno Motors.

The electric vehicle, called an SBU for self-balancing unicycle, can go about 10 miles on a charge. The 27-pound unit is designed to be easily carried on a bus or stored under a desk in an office cubicle.

"It's no wider than a human footprint," said Alan Ecoff, customer relations manager for Focus Designs. "It's designed for use with urban public transportation. The bus doesn't drop everyone off at their doorstep."

Read more at Sustainable Business Oregon.

{biztweet}focus designs{/biztweet}

 

More Articles

Water World

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY KIM MOORE

Fred Ziari aims to feed the global population.


Read more...

The Bookseller

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Everyone knows college is expensive, but a look at the numbers brings that into sharp — and painful — focus.


Read more...

Corner Office: Timothy Mitchell

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

A look-in on the life of Norris & Stevens' president.


Read more...

Reimagining education to solve Oregon's student debt and underemployment problems

News
Thursday, November 13, 2014
carsonstudentdept-thumbBY RYAN CARSON | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

How do we skill up our future technology workforce in a smart way to take advantage of these high-paying jobs? The answer shouldn’t focus only on helping people get a bachelor’s degree.


Read more...

Corner Office: Sheree Arntson

January-Powerbook 2015
Saturday, December 13, 2014

Checking in with the managing director of Arnerich Massena.


Read more...

Behind the curtain: What students should know about accreditation and rankings

Contributed Blogs
Thursday, December 04, 2014
120414-edurating-thumbBY DEBRA RINGOLD | OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR

How important are institutional and/or program evaluations provided by third parties in selecting a college or university program?


Read more...

Kill the Meeting

November/December 2014
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BY AMY MILSHTEIN

Meetings get a bad rap. A few local companies make them count.


Read more...
Oregon Business magazinetitle-sponsored-links-02
SPONSORED LINKS