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  • New Financing Option for SoCal Residents

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    New Financing Option for SoCal Residents
    URB-E and Wescom have partnered to offer Southern California residents another easy option for financing their new electric vehicle.

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  • 2017 Year in Review

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    2017 has been our most exciting year by far! So many new and exciting things have happened at URB-E this year that we thought we'd take you on a walk down memory lane with us. Winter This winter we launched our new URB-E Sport series at CES, winning Best of CES from The Verge! This was followed up with features on TechCrunch, Engadget, Mashable, CNET, and more at CES. We also showcased our partnership with Pandora at CES, featuring our now infamous Panodra Trailer. The next week we went right to the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and were...

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  • URB-E wins Distinguished PlanetM eMobility Award

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    Category winners and finalists for the 2018 PlanetM Awards were unveiled today, showcasing innovations in mobility platforms and technologies to be recognized at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The PlanetM Awards are a partnership between PlanetM, a Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) program, AutoMobili-D and NAIAS to honor enterprises developing mobility-focused platforms and technologies. URB-E was selected by a panel of 24 judges to win the eMobility Award “For our inaugural year, we received an overwhelming number of entries for the PlanetM Awards at AutoMobili-D,” said Trevor Pawl, group vice president of PlanetM at the MEDC. “This speaks to Michigan’s leadership in the field of mobility...

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  • Buy URB-E get a free 7 day pass from Metrolink

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    On paper URB-E's range is 20 miles on one charge, an industry best in its own right. In reality it is a magnitude more than that. In Southern California URB-E can now take you over 534 miles, with a helping hand from our new partners at Metrolink. By conquering the first and last mile, the distance to and from trains, buses and ride sharing services, URB-E can help take you wherever you need to go faster than anything else, no matter how far. And now, in partnership with Metrolink, every new URB-E comes with a redeemable promo code for a 7 day...

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  • Buy URB-E get a free 7 day pass from Metrolink

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    On paper URB-E's range is 20 miles on one charge, an industry best in its own right. In reality it is a magnitude more than that. In Southern California URB-E can now take you over 534 miles, with a helping hand from our new partners at Metrolink. By conquering the first and last mile, the distance to and from trains, buses and ride sharing services, URB-E can help take you wherever you need to go faster than anything else, no matter how far. And now, in partnership with Metrolink, every new URB-E comes with a redeemable promo code for a 7 day...

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  • URB-E Now Available at BOARDLife!

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    We are beyond thrilled to announce that our friends at BOARDLife skate shop now carry the Black Label City Edition URB-E! Founded on the principle of bringing skateboarding to the masses, regardless of age, gender, skill level or background, BOARDLife is dedicated to changing its customers lives for the better. URB-E fits this mission statement perfectly. Saving users on average over 4 days of time per year, URB-E reinvents the way people live their lives and interact with their community. URB-E can now be test ridden and purchased at both of BOARDLife's retail locations in Denver Colorado and Austin Texas....

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  • URB-E Wins Bronze at Spark Awards!

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    We are pleased and humbled to announce that this past week, URB-E was awarded Bronze by our friends at the Spark Awards! As “the world's most modern design competition”, the Spark awards are a celebration of subversive and revolutionary products; products that are not just designed to fulfill a need, but to change the world around them. This year URB-E was selected from 100's of applicants, and featured alongside BMW and Google as a top innovator of 2016 Since our inception, URB-E has aimed to push the boundaries of transportation. With its compact folding design, and 100% electric drive train,...

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  • Pop-In@Nordstrom Features City Edition URB-E

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    Founded in 1901 Nordstrom is the definition of American entrepreneurial spirit. When John W. Nordstrom started as a shoe retailer in Seattle Washington, the scope of his dream reached far beyond his humble beginnings. Even now with over 300 stores across 3 countries, the drive to set the trend rather than to follow has never once left the Nordstrom company. Now in an attempt to keep this spirit of American innovation alive and well, Nordstrom has launched Pop-In@Nordstrom. Curated monthly by Nordstrom's Olivia Kim , each Pop-In collection highlights the work of innovative American brands in store and online. It...

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  • URB-E at the Los Angeles Auto Show

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    BMW, Ferrari, Mercedes, Lexus, Acura, Porsche, Alfa Romeo. All of these legendary marques have time and again chosen the Los Angeles Auto Show to showcase the cutting edge of their innovative efforts. This year, we are overjoyed to announce that URB-E will be taking its place alongside these legendary brands as we strive to change the face of urban commuting. For the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show, URB-E has been chosen by Automobility LA and Fortune as one of ten transportation start ups to be featured throughout the show. After vetting thousands of applicants, URB-E was chosen for our dedication...

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  • URB-E Comes to Venice!

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    In Search of the Perfect Beach Day It's your day off, and you've waited all week for this moment. The sun is shining, hot but not too hot, windy but not too windy. So you pack up your supplies for the perfect beach day, and hop on the I-10, bound for paradise. Of course, there's a catch, there's always a catch. Every other person in the city seems to have had the same thought as you, and in a split second, what seemed like the perfect weekend outing turns into a traffic jam that makes a parking lot look fast...

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  • URB-E Hotel Program Launches 6th Property

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    The Argonaut Hotel in San Francisco becomes sixth hotel to have URB-E Foldable Electric Scooters available for staff and guests. Joining The Lenox Hotel in Boston, Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica, Solage in Calistoga, W Hotel Austin, and Park Central in Union Square San Francisco, the Argonaut Hotel, located at San Francisco's famous Fisherman's Wharf, now has URB-Es available for guests to use at their leisure. URB-E Foldable Electric Scooters are built by hand out of carbon fiber and aircraft grade aluminum in Pasadena, California. They provide an easy and fun way for hotel guests to explore the area around...

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  • URB-E Now Ships to Over 60 Countries!

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    We’ve spent months working on our logistics and getting approved, and as a result, we can now ship URB-Es to over 60 countries world-wide, with more coming online soon. This includes every country in the European Union. See the full list of all 60+ countries below. How long does it take? Only a few weeks to go from our production center in Pasadena directly to your door, often times much faster! Yes, you can charge the URB-E from any outlet, including 110v and 220v. The cost of the URB-E and all accessories remains the same, because you’re buying direct from...

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