e-scooters News of 09/23/19
Ford Acquires Software Company Journey Holding
Ford has agreed to acquire Journey Holding Corporation, a company that has developed vehicle tracking software and app-based technology designed for public transportation, as the automaker seeks to scale up its new mobility business. Journey Holding ...
Inside Harley Davidson’S EV Shift With A Ride On Its LiveWire
Harley-Davidson will release its first production electric motorcycle in September, the LiveWire. Yes, the American symbol for internal combustion, chrome and steel is going all in on two-wheeled EVs. Founded in Milwaukee in 1903, Harley ...
Hellobike, Survivor Of China’S Bike-Sharing Craze, Goes Electric
Just two years ago, investors were heavily pouring money into China’s dockless bike-sharing startups. Now that boom has busted with derelict bikes littering the streets of cities. Meanwhile, a new race has started for two-wheelers with motors ...
Alibaba’S Ant Financial And Hellobike Team Up On $145m E-Bike Battery JV
Shared e-scooters aren’t just gaining popularity in the United States ; they’re hitting the streets of China, too. Recognizing the possibility that some people just don’t want to pedal that last mile, China’s transportation ...
Movo Grabs $22.5m To Get More Cities In LatAm Scooting
Madrid-based micromobility startup Movo has closed a €20 million (~$22.5M) Series A funding round to accelerate international expansion. The 2017 founded Spanish startup targets cities in its home market and in markets across LatAm, offering ...
Investigation Finds E-Scooters A Cause Of 1,500+ Accidents
An investigation by Consumer Reports may force electric scooter businesses to double back on safety measures. The magazine found electric scooters caused 1,545 injuries in the U.S. since late 2017, according to data collected from 110 hospitals ...