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Electric unicycle unveiled in Japan


A electric battery-powered unicycle, shaped like a figure eight, has been unveiled in Japan.

The unicycle unit U3-X, produced by Honda Motor Co, can be steered by leaning in the direction the rider wants to go.

The vehicle, which is in the development stage, has a maximum speed of 6 km per hour (3.7 mph) and weighs less than 10 kilos.


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