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  • 2017 Year in Review

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    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 Sets Industry Warranty Standard

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    From the start, we knew that in order to for URB-E to reach our standards of construction quality, that it would have to be made right here in our Los Angeles backyard. Crafted from aircraft grade 6061 aluminum, on the most cutting edge HAAS CNC machines available, each and every URB-E that comes out of Old Town Pasadena assembly facility is the pinnacle of modern urban transportation. Our dedication to locally made products doesn't end when an URB-E reaches the hands of its customer however. Since every URB-E is 100% made in Southern California, we are able to offer an industry standard...

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  • URB-E Sets Industry Warranty Standard

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    From the start, we knew that in order to for URB-E to reach our standards of construction quality, that it would have to be made right here in our Los Angeles backyard. Crafted from aircraft grade 6061 aluminum, on the most cutting edge HAAS CNC machines available, each and every URB-E that comes out of Old Town Pasadena assembly facility is the pinnacle of modern urban transportation. Our dedication to locally made products doesn't end when an URB-E reaches the hands of its customer however. Since every URB-E is 100% made in Southern California, we are able to offer an industry standard...

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  • URB-E Wins Bronze at Spark Awards!

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    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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  • The URB-E Battery: Safe Reliable Commuting Without Concern

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    Here at URB-E our goal is simple; we want to improve our customer's lives. This means getting them where they need to go in a way that's fun, quick, inexpensive, and above all else, safe. Every product that we make is precision engineered for maximum durability, user friendliness and safety. Since all of our design, prototyping, manufacturing and assembly is done here in Southern California, we can ensure that every single one of the nearly 200 parts that make up an URB-E meet our exacting standards. This obsession with quality and safety extends beyond the mechanical design of the URB-E...

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  • URB-E Comes to Venice!

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    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 Employee Spotlight: Tim Patag

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    URB-E Employee Spotlight: Tim Patag Tim Patag was an intern who just recently left for another year of college. Like everyone on the team, he wore multiple hats: from email marketing to attending the front desk, this Accounting student proved incredibly capable in a number of fields. Gone but not forgotten, here's a tribute to someone who will always be a member of the URB-E team, Tim Patag. How Long Have You Been with URB-E? I've been here for about 3 and a half months! Tell us a little bit about what you do at URB-E I spearhead the email...

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  • URB-E Employee Spotlight: Shant Fernezlian

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    URB-E Employee Spotlight: Shant Fernezlian   Shant is the last line of defense for an URB-E trying to get into the wild. When an URB-E hits the streets, it's ready to carry a rider 20 miles at 15 MPH, and Shant is integral in assuring that the URB-E carries every rider safely and securely to their destination. He's been doing an amazing job for almost a year now, and we're thrilled to present an URB-E employee spotlight with the guy who waves goodbye to your electric vehicle on its way out the door. How Long Have You Been with URB-E?...

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  • URB-E Employee Spotlight: Simon Caballero

    Posted by Simon Caballero on

    URB-E Employee Spotlight: Simon Caballero     How Long Have You Been with URB-E? I've been with URB-E for about a year and half. Tell us a little bit about what you do at URB-E I have the privilege of leading our flagship store here in Old Town Pasadena, which requires plenty of housekeeping to ensure that anybody stepping into our retail space has the best possible experience, every time. I'm the world's greatest URB-E herder in that respect. What's the best part of your job? Seeing the smile on a person's first test ride, when they realize just how...

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