Lime scooters recalled after wave of battery fires

Lime recently recalled part of its scooter fleet due to multiple cases of batteries catching fire. While Lime says it “uses many different manufacturers for the production of our bikes and scooters” the recent problems can be traced to flagship manufacturer Segway Ninebot. Segway Ninebot is famous for creating the Segway Personal Tran...
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Electric scooters 20 years after the patent

Did you know that electric scooters were patented 20 years ago in 1998? The company that patented it was Patmont Motor Werks, and was famous for the Go-Ped brand of gasoline powered scooters. While Go-Ped is still a brand, the Patmont company went bankrupt in 2012 eventually selling the brand in 2015. During the bankruptcy Patmont sued Amazon ...
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