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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                  By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane WORLD'S FASTEST PERSONAL HOVERCRAFT                                                                             Source:  Von Mercier Maryland-based Von Mercier has developed a personal hovercraft called Arosa that is the world's fastest, electric amphibious vehicle Top speed is 50 mph and cruising speed is 20 mph With an electric powertrain, 3 electric motors & fan design, it is also the world's quietest hovercraft Arosa rides on a cushion of air 6 inches above water, land, grass, snow, sand or gravel  It can brake, accelerate & travel laterally by 360 degrees Priced at $200,000, it can carry a driver and 2 passengers Arosa looks like a glamorous sportscar (although it isn't street legal) and is in production for customer deliveries in July Choice of 2 batteries:  18 kWh with a range of 40 miles