Scootin’ in Australia

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2021 11:10:06 +0000

The kid from over the road is here again. He is bouncing up and down because he has a new scooter. He is 62 years old. He has just got a Dragon Raptor — an upgrade from his old Kaabo Skywalker. The Kaboo wouldn’t get his saggy old body up the hill without Fred Flintstone […]

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Li-Cycle & Helbiz Partner to Advance Battery Recycling in Micro-Mobility

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:54:02 +0000

Li-Cycle, which is focused on providing customer-centric, end-of-life solutions for lithium-ion batteries while also creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials, has announced a partnership with Helbiz. Helbiz focuses on micro-mobility, and together, the two companies are partnering up to create a safe and sustainable recycling solution for end-of-life lithium-ion batteries used in e-scooters […]

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Superpedestrian Bringing “World’s Safest & Smartest E-Scooter” To Sharing Service In 30 European Cities This Year

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2021 14:35:00 +0000

Superpedestrian just launched its e-scooter sharing service in 9 more European cities in just 3 months, on top of launches in Rome, Madrid, and Alcalá de Henares at the end of 2020. That’s 3 new cities a month, on average! By the end of the year, the company expects to have its e-scooter service in […]

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Soaring Gas Prices In Myrtle Beach Led To Rise In Tesla Rentals

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 00:58:25 +0000

Soaring gas prices in Myrtle Beach led to a notable increase in Tesla vehicle rentals this month. ABC15 News reported that Tesla Fleet Myrtle Beach, an EV rental company, experienced a boost in its EV rental business that was fueled by the gas shortage. The owner, Jerry Stovall, noted that drivers were playing “finders keepers.” […]

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First Look: 2022 NIU Electric Motorcycle + First Ever Kick Scooter

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 19:03:15 +0000

The guys and gals over at NIU have been busy this week, with the company pulling off two major product launches that transform the company from a leading manufacturer of connected, electrified Vespa-style scooters to a full-fledged e-mobility powerhouse. The news they want us to share is that NIU has entered the electric kick-scooter market […]

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New Electric Mini-Moto For Kids — Volcon Runt!

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 04:51:56 +0000

The electric off-road people at Volcon have launched an all-new, all-electric, kid-friendly, and trail-ready motorcycle named the “Runt.” And when it arrives later this year, it’ll be more than ready to square off against the likes of the Kawasaki KLX110 and Honda CRF110F for the off-road featherweight title. Volcon has been spending a lot of […]

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Neptune Scooters Unveils Municipal-Friendly Electric Scooter Service

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 27 Jan 2021 19:15:57 +0000

One of the biggest challenges for scooter companies so far has been getting along with municipal governments. Stray scooters, sometimes in unsightly piles or dangerously underfoot, low batteries, vandalism, and other problems make some governments want to avoid the issue altogether by banning shared scooters from the sidewalks. That’s where Neptune Scooters wants to be better

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Skid Detection Software From Bird Clamps Down On Electric Scooter Fun

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:15:17 +0000

New skid detection tracking software from “last mile” commuter company Bird clamps down on electric scooter fun

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Scooter Sharing Industry Needs To Up Its Social License Game — CleanTech Talk

Credit to Author: Winter Wilson| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 01:36:15 +0000

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, and Mike Casey and Nathaniel Schub from Tigercomm sit down to talk about micromobility

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As They Seek To Jump Start Growth, Scooter Sharing Companies Need To Push “Micro-Activism” 

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2020 01:06:19 +0000

Electric scooter companies’ explosive growth in ridership was brought to a screeching halt by the coronavirus pandemic. Ridership is now rebounding, but it’s reflecting the pandemic-driven realities of many people working from home and seeking to avoid crowded public transportation

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