ApplicationNo. 05/500389 filed on 08/26/1974
US Classes:180/208, Collapsible or knockdown for storage or transport180/220, Electrical-type motor180/223Including steerable and driven wheel
ExaminersPrimary: Friaglia, Leo
Assistant: Rubenstein, Jack D.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesB60K 1/00 (20060101)
B62D 61/00 (20060101)
B62D 61/02 (20060101)
B62M 7/10 (20060101)
B62M 7/00 (20060101)
AbstractA two wheeled, electrically powered vehicle having an outer contour resembling a piece of luggage and including a handlebar controlled steering column which is retractable into the luggage shaped vehicle to facilitate the carrying of the vehicle. The steering column is connected to one of the wheels and is movable to facilitate the steering of the vehicle while, at the same time, an electrically powered motor mounted to the steering column provides the motive force for driving the steered wheel to propel the vehicle.