URB-E is designed and built in Pasadena California by hand out of carbon fiber and aircraft aluminum. Engineered by former Porsche Lead Engineer, URB-E is the highest quality foldable electric vehicle in existence. Super lightweight. Super portable. Super powerful. Made in America.
So, what exactly makes URB-E so great?
American Design and German Engineering
Meet Our Founders
Chief Creative Officer, Co-Founder
Grant has designed hundreds of products, from furniture to sporting goods, consumer electronics, retail environments, protective gear, and housewares. For much of his career, he led design for various shoe companies including Vans shoes.
In 2008, Grant launched a sustainable footwear company called Urshuz, which allowed customers to customize their shoes by interchanging fully recyclable soles and uppers using Grant’s patented technology.
Grant has taught at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA since 2007, specializing in product, mobility and transportation design.
Chief Technology Officer, Co-Founder
Sven has more than 20 years of experience in the automotive industry around the globe, and he is passionate about anything that merges clever engineering with gorgeous design.
In Germany, he worked at Porsche on the development of formidable sports cars. He eventually moved to Porsche’s Californian design center to head up studio engineering and lead the release of the Cayman.
Sven has also served as the VP of Advanced Engineering at Saleen Automotive and the Chief Engineer and Vehicle Line Executive at Fisker, where he earned his stripes in alternative energy transportation.
URB-E: Made in the USA
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- Breathable comfort seat and integrated shock absorption system get you to your destination safely and comfortably.
- 36v lithium-ion battery has enough power for a 20-mile range and takes only four hours to charge to full capacity.
- Patented folding design allows you to stow conveniently on the train or bus, and can fit easily in the trunk of your car.
- Patented frame design made of carbon fiber and lightweight American 6061 aircraft aluminum, weighing only 35 pounds.
- Ultra-efficient 250 watt brushless motor reaches a top speed of 15 mph. Optional sport tuned controller provides increased torque and acceleration.
Customize Your URB-E Experience
Don’t leave your drink behind. Sturdy polished aluminum cup holder attaches firmly to the handlebar and compliments your URB-E perfectly. 3″ (7.62 cm) diameter accommodates most beverage containers and keeps drinks in place.
Customize your URB-E with color sleeve inserts! Mix and match to create an URB-E that fits you. Choose from a variety of colors including Carbon Black and Clear. The Carbon Black insert has a unique appearance and woven carbon fiber texture. You can paint the Clear inserts to completely personalize your ride.
Perfect for quick trips to the store or for anyone carrying gear on the run, the stealth black powder coated steel frame of the URB-E Cargo Basket is both light weight and stylish. Quick and easy attachment and removal with patent pending clips.
The USA-made X-Grip is an universal phone holder. It can support most phones up to 3.25″ wide (including case). Phones in this range include iPhone 3 – iPhone 6s, as well as the Samsung Galaxy. With the X-Grip, you will ride with your phone literally at your fingertips.
This mount is a rock solid way to attach your tablet to the URB-E. The spring-loaded X-Grip cradle securely holds your tablet while the double socket arm makes getting the right position easy. Fits all iPad Minis with or without a case, and most 7” android tablets with or without cases. See dimensions below for compatibility.
The Bern Macon Helmet features a thin ABS hard shell lined with EPS foam for all seasons.
Utilizing Bern’s Zipmold Technology, this helmet has a tapered, thinner, low profile fit that is lighter weight with a higher strength to weight ratio than in-mold helmets. The Integrated Visors have the ability to flip up and down to accommodate multiple visibility and lighting conditions.
Ensure your URB-E is never without power with a spare battery charger! Keep one at the office and one at home. URB-E’s lithium-ion battery charger recharges your URB-E via any 110 volt outlet. A battery charger is included with every URB-E vehicle. But if you want a handy spare charger, here it is!