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Chinese Manufacturer Ninebot’s Dominance Has Startups Sharing Scooter Product Risks

Scooter-sharing company Lime recently relayed a troubling message to its users: a portion of its fleet was at risk of bursting into flames. The startup recalled about 2,000 vehicles, less than one percent of its scooters, following its Oct. 30 …

Scooters Take Hiatus From San Francisco’s Busy Streets

San Francisco’s scooter revolution is officially on hiatus. Lime, Bird, and Spin, startups that have delighted and infuriated San Franciscans with their scooter-sharing services, have pulled their vehicles from the streets while they apply for permits to operate. The process …

Trendy e-Scooters for Transportation Seized in Northern California

San Francisco has pulled the plug on electric scooters that authorities say were blocking sidewalks and building entrances. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Public Works inspectors impounded about 66 scooters last week. The crackdown comes about two weeks after …