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

Inside the Wild West of Scooter Chargers

Bird Chargers. Lime Juicers. Meet tech’s new bounty hunters—the human engine powering the multibillion-dollar electric sco.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 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

Exclusive: A Pair of Uber Executives Are Leaving to Join Electric Scooter Startup Bird

Dennis Cinelli and Yibo Ling are shedding four wheels for two. The scooter talent wars are heating up. Two high-level Uber employees have left the tech giant to join electric scooter startup Bird. Dennis Cinelli, who .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

First Look: Long-awaited Shire opening; Electric scooter protections (Video)


Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Bird CEO: ‘The Places Where There Are No Laws, That’s Where We Go In’

Travis VanderZanden, founder and CEO of the ascendant electric scooter company, speaks at.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 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

Los Angeles has its 1st electric scooter DUI prosecution

A Los Angeles man has been fined $550 and ordered to pay restitution for riding an electric scooter while intoxicated and knocking over a 64-year-old pedestrian on a sidewalk......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsSep 28th, 2018

Razor Chases Cash-Rich Scooter Startups

Razor USA is trying to catch up in a new scooter boom, hoping for a second act in a crowded market for shareable electric rides......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 27th, 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

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

The electric scooter craze is officially one year old — what's next? - The Verge

The VergeThe electric scooter craze is officially one year old — what's next?The VergeThe electric scooter frenzy is turning one. The.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2018

Scooter unicorn Bird is now in Brussels as it speeds up its international expansion

Bird US electric scooter startup Bird has just launched in Brussels. The company is quickly expanding across Europe in .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

Gogoro to work with Yamaha for Taiwan electric scooter market

Electric scooter maker Gogoro has announced it has been in talks with Japan's Yamaha Motor about cooperation in the Taiwan market......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesSep 12th, 2018

Another electric scooter service will hit the streets of KC

Another dock-free electric scooter service is ready to hit the streets of Kansas City. San Francisco-based Lime is debuting its service locally Tuesday, about two months after Bird Rides Inc.'s scooters rolled out in Kansas City.  Just like Bir.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 10th, 2018

Are Electric Scooters the Future of Urban Transport?

One of the biggest stories in technology this year is the exploding popularity of Bird, Lime, Skip, Spin and Scoot. They’re all electric scooter-rental services, and their vehicles are suddenly buzzing along city streets and sidewalks around t.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 7th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behind - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyLyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behindCNNMoneyLyft launched a fleet of electric scooters in Denver on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 6th, 2018