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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

Are Fleets Implementing Electric Trucks Soon?

During 2018, those in the Class 8 heavy-duty truck and fleet business continued to speculate about the prospects of electric .....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 22nd, 2019

Are Fleets Implementing Electric Trucks Soon?

During 2018, those in the Class 8 heavy-duty truck and fleet business continued to speculate about the prospects of electric vehicles and where they stack up against.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 22nd, 2019

Texas man sues Bird after tripping over scooter

An Austin man is suing a major rental scooter company after he allegedly tripped over one of its units late last year in the middle of a North Austin sidewalk. Mark Walters claims he tripped over a Bird electric scooter while jogging on the Lawnmon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 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

A giant legal battle over electric scooter safety is just starting

The rise of the rented e-scooter has also brought safety fears and injury-related lawsuits. What happens when a new mobility mode meets the American legal system?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 2019

The legal battle over electric scooter safety is just starting

The rise of the rented e-scooter has also brought safety fears and injury-related lawsuits. What happens when a new mobility mode meets the American legal system?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 12th, 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

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

WSU has been in contact with electric scooter vendors

With electric scooters likely for downtown Wichita, WSU campus could be next......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

E-scooter sharing start-ups ‘not sustainable’, says scooter maker

Investors are increasingly worried about prospects of electric scooter sharing start-ups amid increased regulation and competition © Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 28th, 2018

Investor Frenzy for Scooter Startups Cools

The investor frenzy for shared electric scooters is cooling, as two leading startups lower their fundraising ambitions while dealing with vandalism, rising competition and other growing pains......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

Council should approve scooter and bike-share programs city wide

On Wednesday the City Council introduced a bill to legalize electric scooters in New York. For millions of New Yorkers without easy access to mass transportation, that is welcome news. As any New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 29th, 2018

Council should approve scooter and bike share programs city wide

On Wednesday the City Council introduced a bill to legalize electric scooters in New York. For millions of New Yorkers without easy access to mass transportation, that is welcome news. As any New... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkNov 29th, 2018

City laws, not chilly temps, spell the end for scooters in Twin Cities

People were still riding electric scooters around Minneapolis this morning, even with temperatures dipping into the teens. But the scooter season in the Twin Cities is coming to an end, as pilot programs in both Minneapolis and St. Paul sunset at .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 26th, 2018

Lime Manufacturer Hits Back Over Claims It’s Responsible for Recalled Scooters

Okai says another manufacturer is to blame. Electric scooter startup Lime last week recalled scooters that broke in half and blamed a manufacturer--but now that manufacturer is fighting back, saying it’s not to blame for Lime̵.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 18th, 2018

Autonomous Electric Taxi Fleets Could Spark Electricity Demand

Autonomous Electric Taxi Fleets Could Spark Electricity Demand.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 18th, 2018

Lime issues global recall of one of its electric scooter models amid fears that it can break apart in use

In response to questions from The Washington Post about the scooters breaking apart under normal riding conditions, Lime said it was looking into reports and would work with government agencies "to get to the bottom of this.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostNov 13th, 2018