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Ford buys electric scooter company Spin

Ford Motor Co. on Thursday said it's buying Spin, a dockless electric scooter sharing company based in San Francisco. "The acquisition of Spin is the latest strategic move by Ford in the mobility space, as the company builds a mobility portfolio to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Ford buys electric scooter sharing company Spin

Ford Motor buys an electric scooter sharing company, expanding its presence in alternative modes of transportation. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 8th, 2018

Ford buys electric scooter sharing company Spin

Ford Motor Co. has bought an electric scooter sharing company, expanding its presence in alternative modes of transportation......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 8th, 2018

Ford buys S.F.-based electric scooter company Spin

Ford Motor Co. on Thursday said it's buying Spin, a dockless electric scooter sharing company based in San Francisco. "The acquisition of Spin is the latest strategic move by Ford in the mobility space, as the company builds a mobility portfolio to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2018

Ford Jumps Onto the E-Bike Bandwagon, Buys Scooter Startup Spin

In what can be called Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F)'s fight to gain relevance over different transport modalities, the automaker has reportedly agreed to buy elect read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 8th, 2018

Ford buys electric scooter startup Spin, joining competitors Bird and Lime

Ford joins the electric scooter market with the acquisition of Spin for more than $40 million, joining the competition aga.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 8th, 2018

Ford Takes the Cheap Path Into the Scooter Business

Ford announced Thursday morning that it has acquired Spin, an electric scooter sharing company, at a price reportedly over $40 million......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 8th, 2018

Ford spins into scooter biz

Ford Motor is acquiring the electric-scooter startup Spin for more than $40 million. Traditional automakers continue to invest in alternative modes of transportation. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 8th, 2018

6 Most Important Things in Business Today: Tesla’s New Chairman

Tesla names new board chair, Samsung unveils foldable smartphone, Ford buys electric scooter startup, and other important business headlines......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 8th, 2018

Ford gets into the scooter business, joins Bird and Lime

Ford joins the electric scooter market with the acquisition of Spin for more than $40 million, joining the competition aga.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 8th, 2018

Ford buying San Francisco-area e-scooter startup Spin

Ford Motor Co said Thursday it will join the mushrooming micro-mobility movement with the acquisition of 2-year-old Spin, an electric scooter rental firm based in San Francisco......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 8th, 2018

Tesla rival Rivian says Ford Motor invests $500 million in firm

U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC said on Wednesday that Ford Motor Co invested $500 million in the company, which is seen as one of the major rivals to Tesla Inc......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2019

Ford Shifts Plans, Will Make Electric Vehicles In Flat Rock, Begin Autonomous Production In 2021

With demand growing for electric cars, Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) said Wednesday it will build its next-generation battery-electric vehicles at its Flat Rock Assembly plant near Detroit, instead of self-driving cars, which read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 20th, 2019

Ford To Invest $900 Million, Hire 900 For New Electric Vehicle Plant In Michigan

No sooner did news break that Ford will be laying off 5,000 workers in Germany than it was also reported that the company's CEO, Jim Hackett, saw his pay rise to $17.75 million in 2018, despite what can only be described as a lackl.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 20th, 2019

Ford Stock Is Rising Because Americans Want More SUVs

Ford’s plan invest more in trucks is in line with industry trends, and the company could also get a boost from its investment in electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource: barronsMar 20th, 2019

Lime scooter riders are being injured by ‘sudden excessive braking,’ company says

Lime, one of the world’s largest electric scooter companies, is urging riders to be extra cautious while operating their devices because of a technical “bug” that can cause “sudden excessive braking during use.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 25th, 2019

A Lime scooter accident left Ashanti Jordan in a vegetative state. Now her mother is suing on her behalf.

Ashanti Jordan was riding an electric scooter on the street when she was hit by a car in December, leaving her severely injured. The problem, family members say, is that she was following the scooter company's riding instructions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 11th, 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 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