Tag: scooter sharing

Jun 3, 2019 - 01:55 pm

USA: Revel completes scooter sharing tests in NY

The New York City-based startup Revel Transit has completed a nine-month pilot project on electric scooter sharing, in which 68 mopeds were used. Now 1,000 of their shared electric scooters were released onto the streets of Brooklyn and Queens.

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May 21, 2019 - 02:26 pm

Unu reveals its second generation electric scooter

The Berlin-based company Unu, founded in 2013, has revealed its second-generation electric scooter developed in cooperation with partners including Bosch and LG. The completely new e-scooter can be ordered online in three performance variants and seven colours.

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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 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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May 6, 2019 - 12:38 pm

Volkswagen considers electric scooter sharing

It looks like Volkswagen is preparing to enter the rental business with electric kick scooters. The automotive group has entrusted a service provider with the task of affixing the logo of its ‘We Share’ platform to electric scooters for a test run.

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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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Feb 28, 2019 - 02:52 pm

Coup boosts big city fleets by 500 electric scooters each

For the incoming start of the 2019 electric scooter season, the German sharing provider Coup is opening the service to more users. Also, a total of 1,500 additional electric scooters will be on the roads in Berlin, Paris and Madrid – a 40 % boost from before.

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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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Jan 17, 2019 - 10:34 am

Lime pulls 500 e-scooters off Swiss streets

In Switzerland, there has been a number of incidents involving Lime electric scooter’s displays shutting off and slamming on the front brakes at full-speed. The US-American company has taken their 500 electric scooters off Swiss streets for repair. 

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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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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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Aug 22, 2018 - 04:18 pm

Austria: Auto club ÖAMTC launches e-scooter sharing

Austria’s largest automobile association ÖAMTC has rolled out their own electric scooter sharing. People in Vienna can now rent 150 light electric vehicles with another 15 being available in Graz. The ‘easy way’ service works via mobile app.

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Jul 10, 2018 - 06:06 pm

Uber pulling electric scooters by Lime into their app

Bike sharing service Lime is on a roll as it not only expands in Europe but also wins investment from Google’s Alphabet and Uber. The latter is spending a “sizeable” amount to integrate the startup’s electric scooters into their app.

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May 31, 2018 - 05:59 pm

Frisco’s Scoot Networks coming to Europe

Scoot Networks, the electric scooter sharing company from San Francisco, has just set up its European HQ in Barcelona. Catalonia’s capital now also got about 1,500 electric two-wheelers to share at their disposal and Scoot plans to take shared mobility further.

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May 15, 2018 - 07:12 pm

Crowdfunding success: 100 more e-scooters for Munich

Berlin-based emmy and Green City Energy are expanding their fleet of shared electric scooters in Munich after their crowdfunding campaign is yielding results. Backers enabled the partners to buy another 100 retro mopeds and they want more.

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Mar 18, 2018 - 04:02 pm

Electric scooter sharing to free float in Zurich

200 electric scooters are to arrive in Switzerland to form a new rental fleet in Zurich. Built by Etrix and managed by Mobility, the two-wheelers will free float and can be booked without reservation and every minute counts.

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Feb 19, 2018 - 06:58 pm

Electric scooter sharing Go-Green to launch in Geneva

It will be the Alpine Republic’s first fleet of electric scooters to share once Go Green got its offer going this April in Geneva. 50 electric scooters from German Kumpan electric will mark the start of the planned expansion across Switzerland and Europe.

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Feb 8, 2018 - 07:08 pm

Cityscoot collects fresh financing of 40 million euros

The French electric scooter company Cityscoot has secured additional financing valued at 40 million euros. They plan to seriously expand in Paris and beyond, expanding to additional cities, including Nice, and three other cities, which have not yet been decided. One is set to be in France, one in Switzerland, and one in Italy. 

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Jan 29, 2018 - 02:56 pm

Coup in Spain – Bosch electric scooters to hit Madrid

Bosch’s electric scooter sharing Coup is coming to Spain this summer, when Madrid will witness the launch of the Gogoro scooters. For Bosch it is the third European capital where the firm deploys the electric two-wheelers and the fleet is to grow to 3,500 LEVs this year.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/03/usa-revel-completes-scooter-sharing-tests-in-ny/
03.06.2019 13:05