Zero-Emissions at the Hessentag with Segways

Oberursel has set itself the target of having a zero-CO2 balance for the Hessentag, which means reducing the emissions as much as possible.  Not an easy task considering the amount of distance that some of the town’s officials will be travelling during the 10 days.

So it makes sense that the Hessentagspaar – the couple representing Oberursel in traditional dress – we be using electric vehicles to get from one appointment to the next.

The Hessentagspaar take delivery of their Segways

The Hessentagspaar (Charmaine Weisenbach & Christian Peter) take delivery of their Segways. Left: Dr.Constantin H. Alsheimer, Chief Executive of Mainover. Right: Hans-Georg Brum, Mayor of Oberursel

The vehicles, called “Segways” have been provided by local energy company Mainova, and the couple took delivery of them this morning before trying them out in front of the Rathaus. [Read more…]

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