Hundreds of scooters lie deep in the river Rhine
In Germany, divers have discovered more than 500 e-scooters at the bottom of the river Rhine. Local TV station WDR said rioters had thrown them into the river from a bridge in downtown Cologne. As if not disturbing enough, the divers also discovered something else.
No Bird in Bahrain
Bird has discontinued its electric scooter sharing services in Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. While Bird itself describes this as a “business interruption”, rumour has it that they have been sold off again.
Montréal says no to kick-scooters
Many cities have struggled with the adoption of electric scooters and the micromobility vehicles have had a mixed, often negative response. Now a city is throwing in the towel: After a pilot project last year, Montréal is now banning electric kick scooters from the city.