Segway Inc. Hosts Town Hall Meeting With Presidential Candidate Rudy Giuliani
BEDFORD, NH. – JAN. 2, 2008 – Segway Inc., manufacturer of the Segway® Personal Transporter (PT), today hosted a tour and town hall meeting with former New York Mayor and presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani toured the company’s manufacturing facilities prior to making remarks and taking questions from a group of over 100 employees and guests.
“As a leader in developing and manufacturing highly efficient, zero-emission electric transportation solutions, we applaud Mayor Giuliani’s efforts in calling for the adoption of alternative technologies to help end our nation’s dependency on fossil fuels,” said Matt Dailida, director of government affairs at Segway Inc.
Segway Inc. markets a full line of Segway PTs that are 11 times more energy efficient than the average American car. More than 600 police and security agencies worldwide use Segway PTs to patrol urban business centers, airports, transit stations, shopping centers and university campuses, and many consumers are finding that the Segway PT is a very cost-efficient means of commuting and running errands.
Segway Inc. develops intelligent motion control technology known as Segway® Smart Motion™ that is embedded in the light electric transportation devices it manufactures, such as the well-known Segway® Personal Transporter (PT). Segway Smart Motion provides intelligent motion control that enables a device to monitor its environment, control its motion and make decisions about how it should move.
Segway markets a full line of zero-emissions Segway PTs for sidewalk and cross-terrain use that deliver impressive energy efficiency – equivalent to 450 miles per gallon/191 kilometers per liter of fuel. The company’s line of Segway Robotic Mobility Platforms (RMPs) offers reliable, durable mobility solutions for robotic applications.
Segway Inc., based in Bedford, N.H., U.S.A, has a worldwide distribution network of more than 250 retail points in 61 countries. For additional information about Segway and to find retail locations, please visit www.segway.com or call 1-866-4SEGWAY. Media materials and digital images are available at the Segway Press Center.