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In April 2015, Ninebot Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Beijing, acquired Segway Inc., the world’s balance scooter originator headquartered in Bedford, USA, to form the new Segway-Ninebot Company, which becomes the global leader in the fields of intelligent short-distance transportation and service robots.

  • 1999

  • 2001

  • 2005

  • 2008

  • 2012

  • 2015

  • Renowned inventor Dean Kamen founds “the Company”, later to be known as Segway.

  • December –The Segway Human Transporter (HT), now known as the Segway Personal Transporter (PT) is unveiled on Good Morning America.

  • March – Segway announces its first Segway Cross-Terrain Transporter (XT), which is equipped with extended-range lithium-ion batteries and features all-terrain tires, a robust fender design and specially tuned software for riding over varied terrain.

  • August – The Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics deploys more than 100 Segway PTs to be used by its delegates, selected in part because it is a zero emissions transportation device and an environmentally friendly solution.

  •  October – Segway launches ARTI, its latest Robotics Mobility Platform (RMP) prototype. Its name (an abbreviation of the word 'articulate') was derived from the platform's articulated steering method.

  • April – Segway and Ninebot, Inc. complete strategic combination. The combined company will focus on research and development, manufacturing, sales and service in the short-distance transportation industry.


Simply Moving


1. To serve more than 1 billion people in the world with the innovative short-distance transportation and robot products/services.
2. To become one of the coolest and most respected top 500 technology companies in the world.
3. To allow the corporate strugglers to gain returns beyond expectation.


Centered on the user’s value
Strivers - oriented
Driven by innovation