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WASHINGTON D.C, US (September 29) – Battery trouble for Segway’s: apart from being quite difficult to master in the first place, a Segway with low-batteries can’t be mastered at all. 6000 of the vehicles are being recalled because of problems in the gyroscopic system when power fades. Running on low battery levels may cause the […]

WASHINGTON D.C, US (September 29) – Battery trouble for Segway’s: apart from being quite difficult to master in the first place, a Segway with low-batteries can’t be mastered at all. 6000 of the vehicles are being recalled because of problems in the gyroscopic system when power fades. Running on low battery levels may cause the self-levelling system to fault resulting in ‘riders’ being bucked off. (MH)

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