Business

Paris e-scooters under pressure to prove green credentials

Pulling on makeshift roped hooks along a sun-drenched bank of the Seine River in Paris, Youva Hadjali and Edison Gompo fish out two electric scooters—not the most ecological fate for devices billed as a carbon-free fix ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Hyundai scooter prototype to woo last-mile city riders

If the active and the restless in cities today want to go places as efficiently and emissions free as possible, then we can see why there are such warm fuzzies around the concept of the last-mile scooter. Transportation-watcher ...

Other

Don't ban new technologies – experiment with them carefully

For many years, Facebook's internal slogan was "move fast and break things." And that's what the company did—along with most other Silicon Valley startups and the venture capitalists who fund them. Their general attitude ...

Engineering

A smart electric scooter to improve urban mobility

Startups racing to deploy rentable electric scooters around the world seem to be following Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's famous motto for disruption: Move fast and break things. Unfortunately for those startups, the things ...

Energy & Green Tech

Fast, not so furious? Europe wrestles with electric scooters

Ban them outright. Issue speeding tickets. Make users take a driving test. From Paris to Berlin, European cities are searching for solutions to the two-wheeled phenomenon that's fast transforming cityscapes worldwide: Electric ...

Robotics

Two-wheel transporter will transform into smart sidekick

So what is the I-didn't really-need-it-but-how-do-you-spell-cool gadget would you like to buy next? A two-wheeled transporter to get around town? A personal assistant to order around town? No need to choose, because, come ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Self-driving mobility scooter is shown in Singapore

(Tech Xplore)—Singapore has been noticed as one of the places in the world showing keen interest in our future with self driving vehicles. Ubergizmo's Tyler Lee noted that Singapore "has been testing out self-driving taxis, ...

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