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Flightless Bird: E-Scooter Company Bird Declares Bankruptcy

Electric scooter company Bird is flying south for the winter, and it might be a very different kind of fowl by the time it returns. The Miami, Florida-based micro-mobility company known for allowing rambunctious, helmetless e-scooterists to fly down city streets declared bankruptcy Wednesday, saying it was entering into a…
bubmag
December 21, 2023
Electric Scooter

US electric scooter company Bird files for bankruptcy

WASHINGTON - US electric scooter rental company Bird announced on Wednesday that it filed for bankruptcy protection as the once-hot startup reorganizes itself. The reorganization, which affects US operations but not Bird's holdings in Europe and Canada, will entail the sale of assets, according to a press release describing a…
bubmag
December 20, 2023
Electric Scooter

Best Electric Scooters 2023

When someone mentions riding a scooter in 2023, they’re probably not talking about the tiny kick scooters that were everywhere in 2000. The recent boom in electric scooters has seen the small, two-wheel transportation pop up all over the place. The simplicity, small size, ease of travel and low price…
bubmag
November 16, 2023
Electric Scooter

BMW’s electric scooter will hit 75 mph and has motorcycle vibes

The divide between the motorcycle and scooter communities has long been deep, as illustrated in the classic 1979 rock flick Quadrophenia, which depicted the strife between the scooter-riding mods and the motorcycling rockers. Today, there probably aren’t any actual brawls, but you don’t see a lot of crossover between people…
bubmag
September 4, 2023
Electric Scooter

Paris bans e-scooter rentals

Paris has bid adieu to rented electric scooters, becoming the first European capital to ban the “free-floating” vehicles from its streets five years after it was the first to introduce them. The last of the French capital’s 15,000 trottinettes were loaded into vans on Thursday afternoon and a ban came into effect…
bubmag
September 1, 2023
Electric Scooter

Fin24 | Boon or blight? E-scooters around the world

Rental electric scooters will be banned from use in the streets of Paris following a referendum in April. Ameer Alhalbi/Getty Images The for-hire electric scooters that have become ubiquitous in Paris will be banned from 1 September.While many hail them as eco-friendly ways to avoid gridlock, others consider them an…
bubmag
September 1, 2023
Electric Scooter

Rented electric scooters vanish from Paris streets

Paris feels the floating scooters are too much of a nuisance. Photo: Ludovic MARIN / AFP Source: AFPPAY ATTENTION: Сheck out news that is picked exactly for YOU ➡️ click on “Recommended for you” and enjoy! Parisians woke up on Friday to a world without rented electric scooters, loathed as…
bubmag
September 1, 2023