Tag: electric kick scooters

May 18, 2019 - 02:07 pm

German gov’t green lights electric kick scooters (PLEV)

The German Federal Council approved the Ordinance on Small Electric Vehicles (eKFV) today, which will soon allow electric kick scooters to be used on the road. However, the government will have to implement changes yet again as a prerequisite for final approval.

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May 16, 2019 - 12:51 pm

Too much of a good thing

Paris has enough, of Trottinettes that is. Providers have deployed about 15,000 little kick-scooters so far and numbers are to double. But, as users misbehave too often, companies such as Jump, Lime or Bird have been warned to either abide by a new code of good conduct or else the city will kick them to […]

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May 14, 2019 - 11:35 am

French police test vamped up kick scooters

While kick scooters have been banned from pedestrian walkways in France, the French police force is looking into using the stand-up scooters (trottinettes) to fight street crime. If the three-month trial in the northwestern French town of Honfleur is successful, local authorities will invite scooter companies to make bids to supply police trottinettes.

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May 6, 2019 - 01:04 pm

France to ban electric scooters from sidewalks

France’s Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne has announced that she will ban electric scooters from sidewalks starting this September. In future, the vehicles will only be on the road or on cycle paths. Infringements could result in a fine of 135 euros.

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Apr 9, 2019 - 05:37 pm

Madrid: Seat plans eXS electric scooter sharing project

Seat has sold more than 5,000 units of its eXS electric kick scooter, which was developed in collaboration with Segway, and is now entering into a strategic partnership with the startup UFO to make 530 of its electric pedal scooters available to the public in Madrid via an app.

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Apr 4, 2019 - 02:48 pm

Germany paves way for electric micro-mobilty

The German federal cabinet has passed the long-announced Small Electric Vehicle Ordinance (eKFV). Now it is up to the federal council to take the next steps. It could adopt the new regulations on 17 May so that the regulation would enter into force this spring.

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Mar 18, 2019 - 03:48 pm

Bamberg launches 15 electric kick scooters for testing

Bamberg’s plan to be the first city in Germany to put electric kick scooters on the road, announced at the end of November, is becoming concrete: On the basis of a special permit, test operation for 15 Bird electric kick scooters has now been started.

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Mar 9, 2019 - 04:35 pm

Volkswagen reveals last-mile e-scooter concepts

Volkswagen revealed two micro mobility concepts in Geneva, the Streetmate e-scooter that can be driven while sitting or standing; and the three-wheeled Cityskater, known as the “last mile surfer”, which is a collapsible standing scooter steered by shifting weight.

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Feb 8, 2019 - 01:10 pm

Scooter licenses incoming?

According to a study by Consumer Reports, around 1,500 people have been injured in accidents involving electric kick-scooters in the USA since the end of 2017. The article is based on estimates from hospitals in 47 US cities in which either Bird or Lime operate.

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Nov 28, 2018 - 07:17 pm

Germany’s first electric kick scooter sharing to be in …

The increasingly popular kick scooters that Lime or Bird and lately even Daimler have rolled out en masse in cities across the world are still illegal in Germany. However this is to change next year and already Bird has found a first partner city and while it begins with a ‘B’ it is not an […]

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Nov 27, 2018 - 02:46 pm

Daimler’s MyTaxi launch first kick-scooter fleet in Lisbon

After announcing plans to add electric scooters to their portfolio a month ago, MyTaxi revealed the location of their pilot: Lisbon. People in the Portuguese capital can rent a scooter from a fleet of hundreds. For Daimler, this may open a whole new venture labelled Hive.

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Oct 24, 2018 - 09:35 pm

These guys cannot stand the last mile

Perhaps last mile electric vehicles as we know it have seen their last days as more and more users are tired of standing, especially when they do not even have to kick much but simply turn the throttle.

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Sep 10, 2018 - 08:38 pm

Estonia’s Taxify joining ride-hailing race in Paris

The French capital is seeing a wave of new sharing offers since it cancelled its longstanding Autolib service. The latest arrival is Taxify from Estonia. The taxi service launched a fleet of electric kick-scooters, accessible via the company’s app.

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Sep 2, 2018 - 04:25 pm

San Francisco & Santa Monica select e-scooter partners

The Californian cities of San Francisco and Santa Monica have announced the license recipients for electric scooter sharing service: San Francisco has chosen Scoot Networks and Skip, while Santa Monica will be working with Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/05/18/german-govt-gives-green-light-for-electric-kick-scooters/
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