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Check out our latest Kickstarter project and please help us spread the word. Together, let's change the way the world commutes.
SNAPnGO Coming to Kickstarter Soon
We began with the Glion SmartScooter Model 100 introduced on Kickstarter in 2014. It was our first project on Kickstarter. Your response was amazing.
Ken was one of our... Read more
We Hope You Are Enjoying Your Glion Electric SmartScooter
We have had much fun and covered much ground since our last update. We hope you have done the same with your Glion Electric SmartScooter.
We received a patent for... Read more
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
We caught this picture last night.
Who knew Santa had a Glion Dolly Electric Scooter?
Thanks for backing our Kickstarter project. We count you among our many... Read more
Storing Your Glion Electric Scooter
Team Glion wants to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. We are grateful for your support and can’t thank you enough for backing our 2014 Kickstarter campaign and, many of you, also... Read more
Glion Dolly Electric Scooter Stretch Goal
New Promo Video
Check out our new promo video for the Glion Dolly and let us know what you think. We like the energy.
Glion in the News
Silicon... Read more
Dolly Electric Scooter Live on Kickstarter
We are excited to introduce on Kickstarter our second model: the Glion Dolly Electric Scooter. We believe it is the world’s first self-standing dolly style electric scooter and is by... Read more
Glion Dolly Electric Scooter Coming to Kickstarter August 5th
Commuters of the world unite. We are ready to introduce on Kickstarter our next project: the Glion Dolly Electric Scooter. The Kickstarter campaign will begin on Wednesday, August... Read more
Glion Dolly eScooter
More Glion eScooters are on the way and we hope to have them available for sale in August. We are also hard at work developing our next model, which... Read more
Hook Plate Replacement Kits Mailed Yesterday
Jeff mailed yesterday via USPS the hook plate replacement kits to our North American backers from Chicago. We are mailing the replacement kits to our international backers from China. Some have already... Read more
Let's Change the Way the World Commutes for a Cleaner, Greener Future
The replacement hook plates left our Factory in Suzhou Thursday and departed Shanghai Pudong for Chicago late last night.
We have decided to refund in full our backers... Read more
Hook Plate Milling
A quick update. The hook plate replacement process is going well. The hook plates have been CNC machined. They are now being surface treated. They should be on their way to... Read more
Important Message-Please Read for Your Safety
Houston, we have a problem. The hook plate shown above should be straight not bent. We have concluded a percentage of our hook plates are faulty. We are not certain... Read more
East Coast Shipment Arrived Warehouse
Our East Coast shipment arrivedShipwire’s Philadelphia warehouse this morning. Shipwire estimates a 3 to 5 day turn around. Andrew, our Shipwire representative, is on the job trying to speed... Read more
East Coast-I received the following email from our freight forwarder at 2 pm this afternoon: “I just called and unfortunately they told me due to Good Friday and Easter... Read more
East Coast Shipment
The East Coast shipment did not arrive Shipwire’s Philadelphia warehouse on Friday. It is scheduled to arrive today or tomorrow. Our mistake. We misread Shipwire's activity report. We will post... Read more
West Coast Shipped and East Coast Arrived Warehouse
West Coast (basically backers west of the Mississippi River) shipped. Great job Andrew and the entire Shipwire team for the fast turnaround. If you are being served from the LA warehouse,... Read more
East coast shipment departed LA yesterday morning. We have been told to estimate a five day transit time from LA to Shipwire’s Philadelphia warehouse.
West coast shipment has been received... Read more
North American Shipment Picked Up from Port
We picked up our North American shipment last night from the LA Port. It was not a smuggling operation. We actually cleared customs. After the Australian hiccup, what a relief! ... Read more
Australian and European Union Shipments
It appears we have found a viable import option for Australia. Thank you AU import team, including our Kickstarter backers who have gone the extra mile to help us figure this... Read more
Our North American Shipment has Arrived
Our North American ship arrived LA March 20th. All is clear and we are waiting for the cargo container to be unloaded from the ship. Should occur in the next day... Read more
Our North American Freight Forwarder sent us an email on Saturday. He says our cargo container should arrive the LA port March 21. He estimates 6 days to clear... Read more
Our Kickstarter Page Name Change from ion to Glion
Please don’t be confused by the recent name change on our Kickstater page. It is still us. Kickstarter allowed us to change our Kickstarter page name from ion to Glion... Read more
The North American shipment departed China February 20th. It should arrive the West Coast this week or next. The plan is to divide the cargo shipment between a warehouse in... Read more
Cargo Container Loaded
The U.S.A. bound cargo container was loaded and delivered to port Yesterday. Very exciting. Great job China based team. Glīon!
We are shipping Glīon Scooters. Our North American shipment is scheduled to depart from China February 20th. We are shipping to warehouses located in LA and Philadelphia. You will receive... Read more
First Batch Assembled
The Glīon Scooters are fully assembled. We look forward to sharing with you our efforts. Below are some pictures from a few days ago of our assembled inventory. We are thoroughly testing... Read more
Shipping Address Change?
The units have been assembled (still waiting on leather handlebar wrap) and we are completing final tests. We should be shipping from China soon (will let you know actual date... Read more
Below is a picture from a few days ago of the assembled units. To date, we have assembled 105 units. The assembly is going great. We are waiting... Read more
Below are a couple pictures I received from our factory this morning. The standing boards are back from the paint shop. The battery packs are ready for final assembly. ... Read more
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
We are scheduled to begin final assembly January 10. The handlebar components have been assembled. The lithium ion battery, controller, and USB components (the guts of the scooter)... Read more
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
I returned from China. It was a great trip. Jeff has secured a strong team. We worked 12 plus hours every day. I meant to provide an update... Read more
I leave for China Saturday morning to join Jeff to begin assembling scooters.
I plan to provide a full update when I arrive, including pictures of hand the... Read more
We have only six hours remaining in our Kickstarter campaign. It is a beautiful Fall day. I just glided to the office on my Glion SmartScooter doing S turns... Read more
Scoot the Commute
Stand up scooters are perfect for urban commuting. You can quickly and safely shuttle between riding the scooter and walking the scooter. When surrounded by pedestrians, safely walk the scooter through the... Read more
500 Miles on $1 of Electricity
Wow. Thank you so much for backing the Glion SmartScooter: the ultimate commuter scooter. With 5 days left in our campaign, we have nearly reached the $100k mark (250% of... Read more
New Reward Category Created. FIRST PRODUCTION RUN 2 PACK
Thank you all for your valuable input and support! We have received inquiries from backers who’d like to get 2 units from our first production run. We understand... Read more