Here's how e-scooter and e-bike companies could embrace the circular economy

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Shared micromobility services may reduce emissions, but the short lifespan of the scooters and bicycles raises questions about materials use and deeper supply-chain impacts. Circular Economy e-scooters Transportation & Mobility VERGE 19

Better batteries are fueling a surge of electric scooters in India and China

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e-scooters Transportation & MobilityBut for electric vehicles to become mass market products, batteries need to improve.

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This chic, wooden electric scooter is carved from chestnut

Inhabitat - Innovation

Imagine a comfortable, fashionable electric scooter made from sustainable materials that doesn’t sacrifice quality. ILY-Ai is just that

Why Electric Scooters Are Greener Than You Think

Mearth

Many people are familiar with kick scooters but the rise of ride-sharing eco electric scooters across the globe pushed its popularity further, especially in the field of micro-mobility transportation. Moreover, another benefit that e-scooters claim is their sustainability.

Is it scooter company Lime's moment to shine?

GreenBiz

Is it scooter company Lime's moment to shine? If you look at the headlines about the shared scooter industry — with service shut-downs and cratering valuations — you easily could predict the long-hyped sector's demise. Will scooters surge like Zoom? E-scooters.

The Electric Scooter Safety Checklist

Mearth

If you’re riding an electric scooter for the first time, you’re likely going to have an accident in your first 10 rides. Electric scooters are like any other transportation vehicle, you wouldn’t ride a bike on the road without a helmet. Electric Scooter Guide

6 Tips to Commute Safely Using Your Electric Scooter

Mearth

Kick scooters are no longer just a pastime for teenagers. Today, electric scooters offer convenience, efficiency, and savings to adults as they use them to commute to work and around the city. However, the risk is often caused by the rider not handling e-scooters properly.

Mearth Electric Scooter: Pop Quiz

Mearth

Pop Quiz Mechanics: To join Mearth’s Pop Quiz, simply answer the questions correctly posted on Mearth’s Facebook Stories. Increase your chances of winning by: Liking and following Mearth’s official Facebook page. Following Mearth’s official Instagram account.

Tech Review Sites for Electric Scooters That You Should Read and Follow

Mearth

More Australians have been using electric scooters in recent years due to its popularity as a convenient and efficient personal transport around the city. Moreover, ride-sharing e-scooters have made its demand soar, as the public saw its efficiency and fun.

The Ultimate Electric Scooter Riding Guide for Beginners

Mearth

If you’re thinking of buying a portable electric scooter this year or got one last Christmas, it’s important to know first how to properly ride and handle it. Electric scooters are nothing like the kickscooter of your childhood. Electric Scooter Laws in Australia .

Unfavorable times for the electric scooter industry

Inhabitat - Innovation

Once billed as an environmentally-friendly and enterprising venture, the electric scooter-sharing micromobility business has not lived up to the promising hype but is now looking dismal. Reality reveals these e-scooters to be highly controversial, often associated with vandalism and with lack of regulatory framework like proper licenses and permits.

How much Electric Scooter Motor Power Do You Need?

Mearth

One of the key specs that you’ll see in an electric scooter’s product information is the motor power. How does the electric scooter motor work? . The technical specifics of how the electric scooter motor works depend on what kind you have. Electric Scooter Guide

Electric Scooter Tips for Safe Commuting in Australia

Mearth

As of this writing, it is okay to use electric scooters for commuting in Queensland and ACT. Other states either have an e-scooter trial or have prohibitive regulations (a motor of 200W and at a top speed of 10 km/h). Urban Commuting with your Electric Scooter .

How to Stop your Electric Scooter from Getting Stolen

Mearth

Electric scooter theft has sadly become common. Unless you have an electric scooter that looks like a rental, there’s a high probability that it’s going to get stolen. You can use bike locks for your electric scooter, but if the thief is really determined, they can’t really be stopped.

5 Ways to Protect Your Wallet from Fake Electric Scooters

Mearth

One of the coolest gifts you can buy – or hopefully get – this Christmas is an electric scooter. Electric scooter companies can either import a base model and add their components or buy parts and assemble the product to make their own. Verify the electric scooter.

A Beginner’s Guide to Electric Scooter Brakes

Mearth

Brakes are the most important safety feature in a portable electric scooter. Electric scooters have a braking system with 2-3 types placed in the rear and the front wheel. There are two main types of electric scooter brakes – electric and mechanical. .

How to Avoid Electric Scooter Accidents and Injuries

Mearth

Contrary to popular belief, electric scooters do not cause injuries. By following best practices and road safety rules , you’ll have safe happy e-scootering around the city. . The 3 main causes of electric scooter crashes and how to avoid them: . Electric Scooter Guide

Benefits of Buying an Electric Scooter

GreenTech Gazette

But what about electric-powered scooters? While gasoline or diesel fueled motorbikes and scooters are still a choice, and we still see so many of them around, there is more of an interest in electric scooters than there ever has been. It can cost pennies to recharge a scooter.

How to Pick the Best Electric Scooter Lock in Australia

Mearth

Electric scooters, whether you see them as a toy or personal transport, can cost up to $2500. A commuter electric scooter cost much less, but a premium e scooter can cost up to $1500. There are no locks specifically made for an electric scooter (yet), but you can use a bike lock to prevent a huge loss. How do thieves steal electric scooters? The method depends on what kind of lock you’re using and how serious they are at stealing your electric scooter.

Audi Takes On The Urban Electric Scooter Trend With The Skateboard-Style Ride E-Tron Scooter

Forbes Green Tech

Audi, the European premium carmaker, has created the e-tron Scooter, a fun and practical transport idea designed for sporty urban riders, offering the advantages of the electric scooter with the dynamics of skateboarding

The 6 Uses of Green Technology

U.S. Green Technology

Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Stories Green Technology Electric scooters electric vehicles green technology Green technology application in constructionGreen technology uses eco-friendly practices to create sustainable innovations to bring a positive impact on the environment.

ESkootr Championship Puts Racers On 60MPH Scooters For Your Enjoyment

Forbes Green Tech

The eSC will be the world's first-ever international electric race scooter series. Helmets definitely required.

How Much Room Is There For E-Kick Scooter Growth?

Forbes Green Tech

Addressing Barriers Through Tech and Policy Major technology developments and policy initiatives are underway to address the most pressing barriers to e-kick scooter sharing.

E Is For Environment: Unpacking The Benefits Of E-Scooters

Forbes Green Tech

With the right supporting action by cities, shred e-scooters can provide more convenient, enjoyable, and efficient ways of making short trips, reclaim public space for bikes, and increase the value and use of public transit

Mearth to Release New Robust Electric Scooters for Everyday and Off-road Travel

Mearth

Mearth will release a new line of electric scooters called the GTS Series on 4 December, Friday. Mearth, one of the best-selling electric scooters in Australia, is set to release a new line of foldable electric scooters named the GTS Series on 4 December, Friday.

This chic, wooden electric scooter is carved from chestnut

AGreenLiving

Imagine a comfortable, fashionable electric scooter made from sustainable materials that doesn’t sacrifice quality. Thanks to a collaboration between designer Mikiya Kobayashi, automotive manufacturer Aisin and wood furniture manufacturer Karimoku, this concept for the ILY-Ai wooden electric scooter promises just that. Read the original: This chic, wooden electric scooter is carved from chestnut.

'Wild West Of Wheeled Transportation': E-Scooter Injuries Increasing Without Regulation

Forbes Green Tech

As the popularity of e-scooters rapidly increases, the injuries resulting from them is rapidly rising as well

So long diesel cars, hello micromobility

GreenBiz

These major European cities could move pretty swiftly to the point where transit and scooters emerge as the backbone of urban transportation. Biofuels e-scooters Electric Vehicles Pollution Prevention Transportation & Mobility

Yes, You Can Use An Electric Scooter In Rural America

Forbes Green Tech

There are some things you need to worry about when you're riding an electric scooter in rural areas that you probably never considered if you've only ever experienced one of these things in a city.

Voi! E-scooter trial to launch in Cambridge next month

Business Green

A fleet of e-scooters will be rolled out across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough from September, bringing a new low-carbon public transport solution to the east of England. Voi will offer rides in the region at a cost of £1 to unlock the scooters plus 20 pence per minute, the firm said.

Unfavorable times for the electric scooter industry

AGreenLiving

Once billed as an environmentally-friendly and enterprising venture, the electric scooter-sharing micromobility business has not lived up to the promising hype but is now looking dismal. Could this be the end for e-scooters? By commuting via e-scooters, it was hoped they would reduce traffic volume, promote zero-carbon transport and improve air quality by mitigating pollution. Related: We love electric scooters — but is the Bird trend actually bad for the environment?

Nashville Mayor Proposed E-Scooter Ban; Then Council Changed The Rules

Forbes Green Tech

Nashville’s approach underscores the evolution of e-scooters from brash transportation disruptors to a more responsible alternative designed to safely reduce vehicular congestion in city centers

E-scooters to zoom into West Midlands from next week

Business Green

Year-long trial kicks off following deal with Swedish e-scooter operator Voi. A 12-month trial will see up to 10,000 e-scooters arrive in the West Midlands, as local transport leaders look to cut car journeys and air pollution in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.

Here’s how e-scooter and e-bike companies could embrace the circular economy

AGreenLiving

Shared micromobility services may reduce emissions, but the short lifespan of the scooters and bicycles raises questions about materials use and deeper supply-chain impacts. More here: Here’s how e-scooter and e-bike companies could embrace the circular economy. Business Green about-materials and-bicycles but-the circular economy e-scooters raises-questions reduce emissions scooters services-may short the-scooters use-and verge 19

July Cleantech Roundup: Cheap Solar, Scooter Funding, fuel from manure, and More!

Clean Energy Trust

Link Scooter companies continue to receive large investments , with European companies Wind and Dott both raising at least $30 million in Series A rounds. If you were wondering, scooters are not going away. Both companies point to their scooter hardware as a competitive advantage. while the first scooters deployed by scooter companies were ricketty, they’ve come a long way in a short time period. scooters perspective climate-change solar cng

The 5 Best Navigation Apps for Electric Scooter

Mearth

Fortunately, electric scooters in Australia , the US, the UK, and France have changed the way people travel. . The app includes e-scooters (e.g. eScoot aims to become an aggregator and facilitator of all “self-service” urban mobility (bicycles, scooters, cars, etc.).

10 companies to offer scooters during Chicago’s summer pilot program that starts Saturday

LA CleanTech Incubator

Electric shared scooters are coming to the city Saturday, and 10 companies have been chosen to take part in the four-month pilot program. The post 10 companies to offer scooters during Chicago’s summer pilot program that starts Saturday appeared first on LACI. N-PortfolioCompanies Portfolio Companies

Rental e-scooters to be made legal on UK roads from Saturday

Business Green

Department of Transport announces that local authorities across the UK can apply to trial e-scooters as part of a year-long trial that will test the cost-effectiveness and convenience of the low-carbon mobility solution embraced by other European countries.

E-scooters: 'Fine balance' needed to ensure green benefits, research finds

Business Green

By replacing short car journeys e-scooters can cut CO2 by up to 90 per cent, but robust regulation needed, Cenex warns. E-scooters are seen as a low carbon form of travel that can help reduce congestion and improve city-centre journey times.

3 Ways Cities Can Leverage Micromobility Services for Good

The City Fix

Shared bike services, e-bikes, scooters and mopeds, together known as micromobility, are proliferating in the urban landscape. Cities are redefining their relationship with transport and it’s some of the smallest vehicles that are leading the way.

Mearth is now available in Spark Bikes!

Mearth

Mearth and Spark Bikes fans can now see and order Mearth electric scooters through Spark Bikes’ online shop and physical stores across Australia. Since its launch in 2015, Mearth has been researching, designing, and producing electric scooters for a range of Australian riders.

Leading e-scooter firms team up to launch sector sustainability standards

Business Green

Europe's largest e-scooter firms have set out a series of joint sustainability commitments aimed at keeping the rapidly growing e-scooter industry's waste and carbon emissions in check.

Have wheels, will learn? India bets on free scooters for top girl students

Eco-Business

Distance and a lack of transportation are among top reasons that lead to girls dropping out of school in India