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Lyft will soon let users rent Segway’s durable new electric scooters

Lyft will soon let users rent Segway’s durable new electric scooters

Lyft has teamed with Segway-Ninebot to add more scooters to its shared fleet, the company has announced. The new partnership will bring more durable shared electric scooters to Lyft via Segway-Ninebot, which introduced its new Model Max scooter earlier this month. The Model Max is designed specifically for services like Lyft and Lime.

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Segway Shared Scooter Max, Loomo Deliver to fix last mile problems

Segway Shared Scooter Max, Loomo Deliver to fix last mile problems

Segway made a name for its self with its initially odd-looking “personal transporters” and, later on, the first hoverboards. But while they may look like toys for some, Segway’s mission has always been about conquering the “last mile” of transportation, those few hundred steps between your card and your actual destination. At CES 2019 next week, it will be showcasing not just its current lineup of products but two new ones, including a self-driving delivery robot.

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Inboard Glider jumps from electric skateboards to scooters

Inboard Glider jumps from electric skateboards to scooters

Startup tech company Inboard has already made a name for itself with its M1 electric skateboard, and now it's looking to take what it's learned and apply that to an electric scooter. Today, Inboard introduced the Glider, which it says will be "most technologically advanced electric scooter on the market," once it launches next year. That's a big claim to make, but the Glider is keeping some of the technology that made the M1 skateboard a standout in an increasingly crowded space, so it might not be without merit.

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Lyft deploys electric scooters in Denver as cheap transportation option

Lyft deploys electric scooters in Denver as cheap transportation option

Commuters in Denver with relatively short distances to travel are getting a new transportation option: electric scooters made by Chinese company Xiaomi and offered for rent by ride-sharing company Lyft. The company previously received permission to introduce the scooter rentals by Denver officials, which have also approved a number of competitors. Availability will be somewhat limited, at least initially.

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San Francisco tackles electric scooter issue with permit process

San Francisco tackles electric scooter issue with permit process

San Francisco has announced a new permit process for electric scooters in the city, one that requires companies to temporarily remove their electric scooters until they have their permit. The permit availability was announced by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, and SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin in a joint statement yesterday.

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Archos Citee Connect is an Android-powered electric scooter

Archos Citee Connect is an Android-powered electric scooter

What do you do when nobody is buying cheap Android tablets any more? Why, put Android onto scooters instead. At least, that's Archos' new strategy, with the French company - not averse to some weird products - unveiling a new urban transportation option that embeds Android controls into its handlebars.

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Vespa Elettrica electric scooter offers retro looks and 62 mile range

Vespa Elettrica electric scooter offers retro looks and 62 mile range

Vespa turned heads last year when it revealed its first electric scooter project, the Vespa Elettrica, and now we're finding out more about the zero-emissions urban ride. The storied Italian marque has been showing off the scooter at the International Cycle and Motorcycle Show this week, promising better performance than what you'd get from a traditional, gas-powered 50cc scooter.

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INU’s painfully expensive folding electric scooter hits preorder

INU’s painfully expensive folding electric scooter hits preorder

Green Ride's INU folding electric scooter has finally hit preorder, though would-be riders of the expensive two-wheeler will have to wait before they hit the streets. Shown off first in late 2015, the INU - which offers up to 24 miles of all-electric range and a top speed of 15.5 mph - was initially expected to ship in September this year. Now, though, as preorders open, Green Ride says it'll be September 2017 before customers actually get their scooters.

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Vespa Elettrica is an electric version of the classic scooter

Vespa Elettrica is an electric version of the classic scooter

The iconic Vespa scooter will soon be available as an electric offering, with maker Piaggio Group revealing earlier today the new Vespa Elettrica. Unfortunately, the company hasn't offered many details about the upcoming model; this announcement instead concerns itself with confirmation that yes, it really is happening. The Elettrica model features the classic Vespa look, but with a modern light blue stripe accenting the design.

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BMW C Evolution e-scooter refresh announced with two variants

BMW C Evolution e-scooter refresh announced with two variants

The Paris Motor Show may be mostly about all of the cars on display, but BMW Motorrad is using the show to premiere its next-generation e-scooters. There are two different variants BMW Motorrad is showing off, though they both fall under the same C Evolution branding. One variant is a long range model, while the other is a European model that has been built to meet the requirements of the A1 license category.

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CityGo Urban scooter folds up, lights up, and pushes off

CityGo Urban scooter folds up, lights up, and pushes off

An electric scooter by the name of CityGo Urban has been revealed in a crowdfunding campaign that's subsequently met its goal - and surpassed it. This scooter is interesting in both its form and its method of propulsion. Users will be able to fold the scooter up and carry it with them while heading into the office or on to a train - the look is sleek, and the form is solid. The way users will push off, though - that's where this scooter shines.

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Amazon exclusive Segway miniPro cruises 14 miles per charge

Amazon exclusive Segway miniPro cruises 14 miles per charge

Segway has been around with electric personal transportation devices for a long time and has announced the launch of a new self-balancing personal transport called Ninebot by Segway miniPro. The miniPro promises to be an exciting way to enable recreational outdoor lifestyles for consumers. The self-balancing device has an on-board computer that tracks rider movements at over 100 times per second and has sensors along with a processor to keep it upright.

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