Security

New research exposes security risk for e-scooters and riders

Micromobility vehicles, such as e-scooters, zip in and out of traffic. In San Antonio alone, over 12,000 scooters are on the road. For this reason, micromobility is seen as an alleviating trend to help tackle traffic congestion.

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 ...

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, ...

Consumer & Gadgets

How e-scooters can safely operate in a city

E-scooters have become a familiar sight in cities worldwide in recent years, with many new companies renting them for use. But their arrival has also brought new safety concerns. Now, researchers from Chalmers University ...

Business

Kicks, pranks, dog pee: The hard life of food delivery robots

UCLA environmental law professor Sean Hecht was walking across the campus one recent night when he photographed a uniquely modern urban transport scene: a snarl of food delivery robots that couldn't figure out a way around ...

Automotive

Examining the use and safety of e-scooters

In recent years, shared electric scooters (e-scooters) have taken cities around the world by storm. But how are people using this new mode of transportation? Seeking to understand the potential impacts of e-scooters on land ...

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