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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Scooter share companies face class action lawsuit

Scooter share companies Bird and Lime face a nationwide class action lawsuit after injuries mount and a second rider death occurred in the United States. The lawsuit accuses the companies of “gross negligence” for “dumping” scooters on the public with minimum safety instructions and training. The result has been over one hundred compl...
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The scooters are coming! (for your personal data)

excerpt from bird’s user agreement. Ever read through the terms and conditions of your favorite scooter sharing app? Probably not, but don’t worry we found the scary details so you don’t have to. As you may have guessed, the companies track your location and usage using their apps. Nothing too surprising there. ...
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