DRIFT W1 LAUNCH
SEGWAY LAUNCHES A NEW PRODUCT CATEGORY: E-SKATES
Bedford, New Hampshire – June 28, 2018 – Segway Inc. (Segway), the world’s leading provider of electric personal transportation and a wholly owned subsidiary of Ninebot Limited (Ninebot), continues the expansion of its consumer product lines with the launch of the Segway Drift W1, the first product in its brand-new e-Skates category.
The Next Big Trend
The new Segway Drift W1 e-Skates use Segway’s proven, stable self-balancing technology (built on more than 800 patents), giving it an unparalleled technological advantage. The Segway Drift W1 brings all the fun and coolness you expect from Segway’s consumer products line combined with the high-quality engineering consumers expect from the Segway brand. Perfect for the young generation who dare to stand out and create new trends.
Design and Performance
The black and white Segway Drift W1 e-Skates are easy to carry, lightweight and small. The tires are designed to improve stability and steering capabilities, and, thanks to its high-quality materials and two years of research and development, the product is designed for maximum comfort and fun. Consistent with Segway’s philosophy of safety first, these new e-Skates have also obtained a number of international certifications, such as UL and CE.
Segway will be holding a press conference in Los Angeles on July 24, 2018 to bring the product to market. The launch of the new Segway e-Skates product category continues the trend of Segway leading innovation in the electric self-balancing personal transportation industry. Further product specifications and expected availability of the Segway Drift W1 are expected to be announced soon. The official Segway Drift W1 product video can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eF1CWALMJDc
Segway is moving in a brand new and exciting direction. For years, you’ve known us as the world leader in commercial-grade, electric, self-balancing personal transportation. After strategically merging with Ninebot, we reevaluated our product lines, as well as target markets, and made some bold changes. We’re now also applying our world-renowned intellectual property to consumer products, with a sharp focus on transportation for lifestyle and recreational riders, and not looking back. For more information, please visit www.segway.com