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Boomer mobility scooter is a beast

The Boomer Beast is an off-road mobility scooter that’s as happy popping to the local shops by road as it is crossing a muddy field. The Beast is capable of 24 mph – a top speed that can be governed for use on the road. All three wheels are driven and shod with knobby tyres making it possible to tackle…

World’s most extreme mobility scooters

Of the 300,000 mobility scooters in Britain, most are surprisingly capable at tackling slopes, curbs and small steps, but a new breed laughs in the face of even the most extreme urban obstacles. World’s most powerful mobility scooter The mighty Ziesel, an off-road mobility scooter that would give a Land Rover a run for its money. Fitted with two electric…

Self-driving mobility scooter

With almost a quarter of the Japanese population over 65, engineers at Hitachi have focussed on the needs of the elderly by developing an autonomous mobility scooter that drives itself. The Robot for Personal Intelligent Transport System (ROBITS) operates on pavements, just like a conventional mobility scooter, but uses a range of sensors and a GPS guidance system to avoid obstructions as…

Mobility scooter caravan wins world record

A miniature caravan designed by mobility scooter breakdown specialists, the ETA, has been awarded a Guinness World Record. The QTvan is small and light enough to be towed behind a mobility scooter and is now officially the world’s smallest caravan. The ETA developed the tiny caravan to highlight the estimated 220,000 people who use a mobility scooter without breakdown cover and…