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Fed-up locals are setting electric scooters on fire and burying them at sea

As cities from Santa Monica to Beverly Hills struggle to control a rapid proliferation of electric pay-per-mile scooters, some residents are taking matters i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 10th, 2018

Fed-up locals are setting electric scooters on fire and burying them at sea

As cities from Santa Monica to Beverly Hills struggle to control a rapid proliferation of electric pay-per-mile scooters, some residents are taking matters i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 10th, 2018

Fed-up locals are trashing electric scooter fleets

As cities from Santa Monica to Beverly Hills struggle to control a rapid proliferation of electric pay-per-mile scooters, some residents are taking matters i.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 10th, 2018

Gogoro adds 2 partners to electric scooter development platform

Gogoro has announced that two Taiwan scooter makers have become partners using its online energy platform to develop electric scooters......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesOct 19th, 2018

Electric scooter company Bird registers to do business in Hawaii

Hawaii may see another flock of electric scooters hit the streets, this time from California-based startup Bird Rides Inc. The Santa Monica-based company, which first debuted its dock-free scooters two years ago, registered for a Hawaii business lice.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 16th, 2018

What to expect from the return of electric scooters in SF - TechCrunch

TechCrunchWhat to expect from the return of electric scooters in SFTechCrunchThe time has come. Electric scooter sharing services are returning to the streets of San Francisco — this time with explicit permission from the SF Municipal Transportation .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 13th, 2018

Livent IPO: 5 things to know about the lithium producer

Livent Corp. has filed for an initial public offering, setting the FMC Corp. lithium unit on a course to stand on its own amid a growing demand for the metal, used in rechargeable batteries that power electric cars and countless consumer products......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

What you need to know about Bird scooters and insurance in NC

With electric scooters like Bird emerging in downtown Raleigh and Charlotte, liability questions take flight as riders collide with private property – only to find themselves uninsured......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

Scooter company Bird enters Latin America with launch in Mexico City

California startup Bird said on Friday it has launched its electric scooters in Mexico City, in a key global expansion, as the company seeks to shake up urban transportation......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 5th, 2018

Bird unveils new custom-designed scooter plus plans for delivery service

In a couple of moves that aim to improve the reliability of and access to its shared electric scooters, Bird has introduced a new custom-designed vehicle and announced plans for a delivery service for all-day riders. The Silicon Beach startup has d.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 4th, 2018

Upside of the L-pocalypse

In the past few months, shared electric-battery-powered scooters have swept the country, with their operators persuading officials in Austin, Santa Monica and San Francisco to launch pilot programs.... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkOct 1st, 2018

Company, pol want to legalize e-scooters

Electric-battery-powered scooters have become the cool way to get around in Austin and Santa Monica, but they are still illegal in New York. With the looming shutdown of the L line, one business is... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 24th, 2018

Bird's electric scooters are getting more rugged to handle heavy use - The Verge

The VergeBird's electric scooters are getting more rugged to handle heavy useThe VergeA year ago, dockless electric scooters first appeared on the streets San Francisco an.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2018

How cities around the country are coping with the scooter onslaught - Columbia Missourian

Columbia MissourianHow cities around the country are coping with the scooter onslaughtColumbia MissourianAfter arriving just over a month ago, Bird's electric scooters are already a Columbia staple, but the company isn't offi.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 24th, 2018

Hospital ER reports 161 percent spike in visits involving electric scooters

The injuries may reflect a fraction of Salt Lake City’s injured riders, doctors say......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 24th, 2018

Here"s how many scooters and e-bikes are cruising in Denver, and how many more are in store

This has been Denver's summer of the scooter, and the city's sidewalks are about to see hundreds more as its residents trade in their iced coffees for pumpkin spice lattes. Companies that make dockless electric scooters and bicycles have come a lo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 21st, 2018

The Booming E-Scooter Market Just Reported Its First Fatality

Play it safe While California just made it legal for adults to ride electric scooters without a helmet, the wildly popular vehicle has had its first confirmed fatality. The Washin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2018

Mayor Stoney working to bring electric scooters to Richmond -- 'the right way' - 8News

8NewsMayor Stoney working to bring electric scooters to Richmond -- 'the right way'8NewsRICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- One month after DPW crews confiscated dozens of electric scooters that.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 19th, 2018

Fire at Tesla's Gigafactory briefly disrupts production - Engadget

EngadgetFire at Tesla's Gigafactory briefly disrupts productionEngadgetTesla just had to contend with another fire at one of its facilities. The electric car maker and county emergency staff have reported that a fire broke out .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 16th, 2018

Powered by Lime and Bird, KC's electric scooters want riders 'between 18 and 80' - Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarPowered by Lime and Bird, KC's electric scooters want riders 'between 18 and 80'Kansas City StarAnyone who thinks scooting is.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 12th, 2018

Homewood places 60-day moratorium on Bird electric scooters - AL.com

AL.comHomewood places 60-day moratorium on Bird electric scootersAL.comBird scooters located at the corner of 32nd Street South and Clairmont Avenue in the Forest Park area of Birmingham. (Erin Edgemon/eedgemon@al.com). T.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 11th, 2018