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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Toyota tests Segway-like stand-up-and-ride machine, August 1, 2008

A model demonstrates Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp.'s new motorized ride "Winglet" during a press conference in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 1, 2008. Toyota will start testing the stand-up-and-ride contraption, that travels at up to 6 kph (3.7 mph), later this year at a Japanese airport and resort complex and next year at a shopping mall to get feedback from people. No plans are set to sell the Winglet as a commercial product. (AP Photo/Katsumi Kasahara).

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