Organized Charging is Key to Success

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 Cabezas and her husband…
Scooter Fisherman's Catch

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…
Scooter lying on sidewalk

A New San Francisco E-scooter Invasion

Scooter lovers, get ready to ride! Swarms of app-based e-scooters will invade San Fran streets starting October 15th and tens of thousands could invade if the city allows the maximum permits. With just 1,450 scooters on the road now a sudden…