Video Of The Week - Fancy A Ride On A Motorized Suitcase?

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A Chinese farmer is making headlines all over the world thanks to his unusual mode of transport - a motorized suitcase! The steerable scooter-suitcase that weighs 15lbs when empty, is powered by a rechargeable lithium battery and can carry two passengers for up to 60km (37miles) at a maximum speed of 20km/h (12mph).

He Liang who resides in China's Hunan Province says that he came up with the idea in 1999, after losing his luggage whilst on the way to the airport to catch a flight to the United States, to claim a prize for an award-winning car safety system that he designed. It took ten years, but Liang now has a working prototype of 'City Cab' that he hopes to see on the roads in the very near future! Oh and in case you are wondering, City Cab does have room for clothes too!

Resources: treehugger.com, bbc.co.uk

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  • Sky Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 9:14 am
    Cool!!
    • THE LEGIT KIDTuesday, October 3, 2017 at 12:25 pm
      that is so cool i would want one so much i could ride it to school (:-()
      • specialist
        specialistMonday, January 15, 2018 at 4:20 pm
        I need one too! Easy parking too!
      • t dogSunday, May 1, 2016 at 5:11 pm
        thats amazing
        • pinkiep
          pinkiepWednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:55 am
          This guy is a genius
          • itsonlyyzariah
            itsonlyyzariahWednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:18 am
            I am getting one because that will you get around very quicker!!
            • niceherobrine01
              niceherobrine01Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 5:21 am
              LOL I need one
              • McubsSaturday, February 27, 2016 at 12:42 pm
                I want that for my birthday.How much does it cost.
                • coolkid329
                  coolkid329Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 6:32 am
                  cool i wont wone.
                  • itsonlyyzariah
                    itsonlyyzariahWednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:19 am
                    It is want one!! That is how you spell it just to me nice.
                  • The ManFriday, December 11, 2015 at 10:36 am
                    Hello Christmas present
                    • theonlyloki
                      theonlylokiFriday, February 26, 2016 at 3:45 pm
                      I was thinking the same thing
                    • chWednesday, December 9, 2015 at 12:16 pm
                      I want one