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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

Electric scooter giant Lime recalled devices amid fears that some could catch on fire

The company pulled several thousand scooters off streets this summer after discovering that some could be carrying batteries with the potential to catch fire......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

Electric scooter giant Lime says it recalled scooters amid fears that some could catch on fire

The electric scooter company Lime pulled several thousands devices off California streets due to concerns about rider safety and the threat of fire. The effort coincided with a blaze in a company warehouse involving a faulty battery......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 30th, 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

PG&E: Judge"s proposals for fire risk could cost up to $150B

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says proposals by a U.S. judge to prevent the utility's equipment from causing any more wildfires would create safety risks and cost too much money. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral5 hr. 59 min. ago

Changes proposed for city’s dockless vehicle pilot program

The proliferation of dockless electric scooters and bicycles, especially in and around downtown, has prompted the city of San Antonio’s transportation committee to propose several amendments to a City Council-approved pilot program, including a morato.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 22nd, 2019

Toyota, Panasonic setting up EV battery JV amid rising China competition: source

Toyota Motor Corp and Panasonic Corp are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 20th, 2019

Electric Scooters Taken Prisoner in the New Class War

Electric scooters are the latest casualties in Silicon Valley’s class war. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 20th, 2019

Lime Looks to Peddle Its Bicycles in Australia

Lime, which counts Uber Technologies Inc. as an investor, hopes cyclists will embrace its shared electric bikes and scooters in Australia, a market that has proved tough for several ‘dockless’ bike-sharing companies......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 17th, 2019

YouTube Bans Dangerous Stunts and Emotionally Distressing Pranks

The platform has had it up to here with kids eating liquid detergent and setting themselves on fire for clic.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 16th, 2019

Who could get hurt by PG&E"s fire-driven bankruptcy?

PG&E Corp., owner of California’s largest electric utility, warned Monday that it plans to file for bankruptc.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019

Who could get hurt by PG&E"s fire-driven bankruptcy?

PG&E Corp., owner of California’s largest electric utility, warned Monday that it plans to file for bankruptc.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019

Who Could Get Hurt by PG&E’s Fire-Driven Bankruptcy: QuickTake

PG&E Corp., owner of California’s largest electric utility, warned Monday that it plans to file for bankruptcy protection on Jan. 29, pushed to the brink by wildfire lawsuits that could cost the company $30 billion. It’s the latest fall.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 14th, 2019

Lime Is Facing An Issue With Its Electric Scooters – Again

Over the last few months, electric scooter company Lime has been in the news repeatedly – but usually for the wrong reasons. Uber-backed startup Lime has been in a fierce battle for dominance in the electric bike-sharing market. Lyft (the U.S. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 14th, 2019

PG&E plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as Camp Fire investigation continues

Pacific Gas & Electric plans to enter bankruptcy as investigators continue to look into the utility's possible involvement in causing the Camp.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 14th, 2019

Will a “front door” help San Francisco steer the stampede of emerging technologies testing on its streets?

Electric scooters. Delivery robots. Uber and Lyft. Even the soon-to-be shuttered van service Chariot started operating without the approval of San Francisco, with city policies as a secondary thought. Now San Francisco, which has been ground zero for.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 11th, 2019

A sharable ‘sit down’ electric scooter company is launching in Texas

A new generation of shareable electric scooters from a company called Ojo Electric will debut in Austin next month. Referred to as a “light electric vehicle,” the scooters can travel 50 miles on a single charge and have a top speed of 20 mph......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019

A sharable ‘sit down’ electric scooter company is launching in Texas

A new generation of shareable electric scooters from a company called Ojo Electric will debut in Austin next month. Referred to as a “light electric vehicle,” the scooters can travel 50 miles on a single charge and have a top speed of 20 mph......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019

A sharable ‘sit down’ electric scooter company is launching in Texas

A new generation of shareable electric scooters from Ojo Electric will debut in Austin next month. Referred to as a “light electric vehicle,” the devices can travel 50 miles on a single charge and have a top speed of 20 mph......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019

The nation’s first shareable ‘sit-down’ electric scooter company has arrived

A new generation of shareable electric scooters from a company called Ojo Electric will debut in Austin next month. Referred to as a “light electric vehicle,” the scooters can travel 50 miles on a single charge and have a top speed of 20 mph......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 11th, 2019