Circ's electric scooters with solid tires and swapable batteries

Heading into winter Berlin based shared scooter company Circ announces layoffs

Circ's scooters are designed to reduce the cost of maintenance with swappable batteries and solid tires. The Berlin-based shared electric scooter operator, Circ (formerly flash), has made several layoffs in its HQ and regional operations. The…
A scooter rider takes an autonomous maintenance scooter for a spin

Superpedestrian is bringing autonomous maintenance to electric scooter fleets

Maintenance of a shared e-scooter fleet is a large expense for operators. Superpedestrian is bringing their own scooter to market to bring this cost down with it's vehicle intelligence platform.Using a combination of On-board and…
VOI Electric Shared Scooters fund raise

Voi raises $85M for its European shared electric scooters

The shared e-scooter company, Voi Technology, recently rasied $85 million in Series B funding. VOI operates in 38 cities across 10 European countries. They have 4 million registered users who have ridden on average 3.5 times each. Read…

Top Ten Strangest Scooter Laws

The rise of electric scooters has resulted in a crazy patchwork of scooter laws. These sometimes goofy regulations vary not just from country to country and state to state, but often from city to city. Sadly, lawmakers really haven’t gotten…

In the Van With the ‘Juicers’ Who Round Up and Recharge Lime Scooters

The streets of Los Angeles are covered with bright colored electric scooters and bikes that have something in common: They have batteries that need to be charged. Read More Working three to four nights a week Michekke…

Fishing for scooters in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower

The rapid growth of shared electric scooters in Paris France has created a new profession: scooter fisherman. Read More Members of Lime's Urban Patrol team retrieving scooters from the river Seine in Paris, France. A…
Spin Scooter and San Francisco Bay Bridge

Complaint-ageddon Versus Scooter Heaven for ‘Frisco

The e-scooter deal is done: For a full year, a minimum of 4,000 e-scooters will be here to stay in the City by the Bay. And that’s just for starts, since if the four companies that got licenses play nicely that number gets automatically bumped…
lots of Bolt electric scooters

How Usain Bolt is Changing the Electric Scooter Game

We needed another word for electric scooter and e-bike rentals, apparently, but this one seems on target: “micromobility”. And the micromobility dot-com name very quickly went to Usain Bolt. Since last year when his football (read: “soccer”)…
Ford's Spin Scooter

Ford’s Safe Scooter Answer is… Sensors

Growing pains for rental e-scooters are showing up everywhere, from parking tickets to injuries and screaming matches. How best to figure it all out? Research: Cameras and sensors, lab techs and bean counters, and Spin (Ford’s e-scooter division)…
Hyundai scooter folded and unfolded

Is Hyundai’s Built-In e-Scooter Really Coming This Time?!

Hyundai’s on board with scooters, literally. Their new e-scooter prototype looks ready (at last) to add into their vehicles for last mile and emergency mobility. The fold-up scooter charges a lithium battery while you drive so it’ll always…