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Skateboarding tractor: All-terrain skate crawler hits Tokyo streets & parks

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The Niigata venture company CuboRex unveiled a unique electric skateboard crawler dubbed as ‘Cuboard’ that can run on various types of surfaces, in Tokyo, Thursday.

‘Cuboard’ weighs around 9 kilograms (19 pounds) and has a load capacity of up to 80 kilograms (176 pounds). It is able to travel up to 15 kilometers per hour (9.32 mph) on non-paved roads, waterlogged streets and snow.

The electric skateboard crawler incorporates front and rear wheels of a skateboard and is equipped with the electric crawler.

‘Cuboard’ is expected to go into mass production in April 2017.

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