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Usain Bolt promotes e-scooters in New York, the place it’s unlawful to trip them

The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, stood on the steps of New York City Hall on Tuesday to promote the national launch of e-scooter sharing company, Bolt Mobility. The two Bolts share a name, so it only made sense that Bolt the company would bring Bolt the human onboard as its official brand ambassador. At...CONTINUE READING
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Scooters took over SXSW and that’s the reason handiest the start

I thought 2015, when Meerkat dominated SXSW, would be the last year the annual tech festival turned brand extravaganza had a breakout star. Scooters have proved me wrong. While the conversation on SXSW’s many stages has been dominated by politicians talking 2020, scooters have taken over just about everything else. SEE ALSO: The CDC’s study...CONTINUE READING
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The CDC’s learn about on e-scooter accidents finds the most obvious: put on a helmet

The explosive expansion of dockless e-scooters from startups like Lime and Bird in cities all around the world has made it super easy to get around. But you know what’s not so great about the two-wheelers? When you inevitably face plant into the ground. E-scooter injuries are on the rise and now the Centers for...CONTINUE READING
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Shared scooters slightly closing a month, document says. However that might exchange.

It’s tough out there for an e-scooter. The battery-powered vehicles used by most scooter-sharing companies weren’t intended for such heavy use. The first generation of shared scooters were mainly from Xioami, and not made with the type of usage scooter rental companies like Bird put the vehicle through.  Alison Griswold in her Overshare newsletter about...CONTINUE READING
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Lime brings electric bike and scooter sharing to Australia

Electric scooter and bike sharing company Lime has rolled into Australia, launching in Sydney on Friday. The Californian company’s bright green, dockless electric vehicles have been released into the streets, with 300 e-bikes distributed through Sydney to start and e-scooters to come soon. SEE ALSO: Bike-sharing has blown up in the past year, but cities...CONTINUE READING
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Ford gets into the e-scooter craze with Spin acquisition

Ford is entering the electric scooter business. The American carmaker announced Wednesday it has acquired the popular San Francisco-based scooter-share company Spin. The scooter startup secured $8 million in funding last year, and it was one of the first scooter companies to bring the electric vehicles to San Francisco this year along with Bird and...CONTINUE READING
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Lime pulls faulty e-scooters after reports of battery fires

E-scooter company Lime is cautioning riders and contract workers about malfunctioning batteries and other issues with some of its scooters. Lime uses Segway Ninebot scooters in many of its cities, but after an August report about battery issues in “several” units, faulty scooters are being pulled from the fleet. What Lime calls a manufacturing defect...CONTINUE READING
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Jim Carrey did a weird skit about dockless e-scooters on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’

Jim Carrey’s absurd, comedic touch made its mark on Thursday night, appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new show Kidding. Instead of the regular walk-in and waving to the crowd as most guests do, Carrey entered with a skit about those dockless e-scooters which have taken over cities around America. “I love it....CONTINUE READING
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Lime just dropped some serious e-scooter drama

E-scooters can really rile people up — whether it’s cities trying to contain the onslaught of the mini motorized vehicles, or celebs such as actor-turned-venture-capitalist Ashton Kutcher fighting for their rights at a tech conference, it seems we are a nation divided. And sometimes, it’s the scooter companies that can get all hot and bothered....CONTINUE READING
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