Over a year ago, images and videos of an electric scooter with enormous wheels and a slanted, off-center frame began popping up online. The self-balancing scooter concept, made by a US-based company called Stator, went viral, but wasn’t available for purchase at the time. Well, now it is.
Stator says it has finally lined up a manufacturing partner, making it now available for preorder. The scooter will be produced and delivered by a company called NantMobility, a subsidiary of NantWorks, which was founded by Los Angeles Times owner and CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong. He’s a South African surgeon and billionaire investor who invented the cancer drug, Abraxane, which took off thanks to its efficacy against pancreatic cancer. (Last year, he was…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts