Honda continues to develop their personal transportation vehicle, on the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show they present the latest evolution of the Uni-Cub, the Uni- Cub beta.
The story between Honda and single person vehicles goes back to 2009 with the U3- X concept fitted with the omnidirectional wheel technology. Two years later and based on the same technology , the name Uni-Cub is born with a first prototype – already updated in 2012 - before this new version that gets closer to commercial reality.
This personal mobility device is like a driveable mini seat with a main wheel and a second which acts as stabilizer and steering, therefore, the Uni- Cub is stable and easy to handle.
Since its introduction in 2012, the Uni- Cub is tested in the Japanese National Museum of Miraikan dedicated to Innovation, which allowed Honda teams to get a feedback and present today a more compact and lighter version while offering the same capabilities.
More ergonomic with a lower seat for improved accessibility to a wider range of people, it weighs 25kg and can reach 6kph with a range of 6km.