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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

The most electrifying megaprojects transforming the world

From solar parks as big as Caribbean islands to fleets of electric buses, drones and cars, these are some of the ventures galvanising the planet......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 15th, 2019

VOI makes European push in crowded electric scooter-sharing market

Sweden's VOI Technology plans to put a new fleet of thousands of electric scooters on European streets this summer to fend off competition in an increasingly crowded market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2019

Milwaukee reaches settlement with electric scooter company

Milwaukee has reached an agreement with Bird Rides Inc. over the electric scooters the company released on the city's streets last summer......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 9th, 2019

Ford invests $500 million into Tesla competitor Rivian

The automaker is joining a slew of tech companies developing their own fleets of electric cars......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 25th, 2019

E-scooters in heating competition in Taiwan market

The competition in Taiwan's electric scooter (e-scooter) market is heating up because the related technology development has matured and government subsidization has strongly boosted demand for the vehicle, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesApr 21st, 2019

Bird Is Bringing More Electric Scooters To European Cities

Electric scooter ridesharing leader Bird has announced it will be ramping up its services throughout Europe starting this.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 15th, 2019

Uber Plans to Roll Ahead of Competition With Custom Electric Scooters

Uber is developing a custom scooter it says will put it ahead of rivals like Lyft and Bir.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 14th, 2019

San Francisco might try to stop the electric scooter invasion by placing limits on how many each startup can rent out

San Francisco i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2018

Electric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off. - New York Times

New York TimesElectric Scooters Are Causing Havoc. This Man Is Shrugging It Off.New York TimesVENICE, Calif. — Travis VanderZanden, the chief executive of electric scooter company Bird Rides, surveyed the new indoor.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 22nd, 2018

Electric Scooter ‘Public Nuisance:’ San Francisco to Regulate Startup War

Customers using the dockless scooters are "imperiling pedestrians and themselves," the notice warned......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 18th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups Battle City of San Francisco

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 18th, 2018

Electric Scooter Startups in Battle with San Francisco 

Older and wiser after its battles with Uber, the city of San Francisco has a new target: electric scooter startups. Can they survive regulation?.....»»

Category: topSource: incApr 17th, 2018

San Francisco scoops up improperly-parked scooters on city sidewalks

The electric stand-up scooter craze hitting San Francisco ran into city ordinances Friday: The Public Works department took 66 of the motorized scooters off sidewalks.   The city conducted a sweep for any scooters parked in the “normal path of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 13th, 2018

A $100 million startup littering San Francisco"s sidewalks with scooters is claiming the city wants to shut it down

An electric scooter startup sent a press release to reporters claiming San Francisco was planning to ban such scooters. But a city official denied the charge, saying San Francisco is only consid.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Where did all the dockless electric scooters go? - UT The Daily Texan

UT The Daily TexanWhere did all the dockless electric scooters go?UT The Daily TexanStudents opening their Bird or LimeBike dockless electric scooter apps over the weekend were not greeted with the us.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 30th, 2018

Report: States should replace bus fleets with electric buses

States should move quickly to replace their old, diesel-fueled bus fleets with electric-powered buses to help wean the country off fossil fuels......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 3rd, 2018

E-Scooter Rental Companies "Take A Page from Uber"s Playbook" to Muscle Their Way into Cities

Electric scooter rental companies, armed with lobbyists and millions in venture capital, are overwhelming local governments in an effort to elbow their way onto the sidewalks and streets of cities across America......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 4th, 2018

Electric scooter sharing program launches in Honolulu

A new scooter sharing program called Lime-S launched in Honolulu over the weekend. The program, which is managed by Lime, formerly known as LimeBike, is currently available in 60 markets. “Over the past several months, Lime has worked closely with c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Lime suspends service in Honolulu after city classifies scooters as mopeds

Lime said it is temporarily suspending its electric scooter-sharing service in Honolulu on Friday, following the city’s announcement that the company is in violation of state and city laws for failing to register the scooters as mopeds. On Thursda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2018

Electric Scooter Charger Culture Is Out of Control - The Atlantic

The AtlanticElectric Scooter Charger Culture Is Out of ControlThe AtlanticLike ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. E.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 20th, 2018