Electric micromobility’s massive global impact: Unlike newer, car dependent cites, much of the emerging world gets around on scooters and motorcycles. Their electrification will have massive impact on pollution and carbon emissions.
Designed to fly: From its corrosion resistant/eye-catching paint to an electric motor/batteries, how JUMP’s bike design put it on the map.
It may seem like a lifetime ago, but Bird made its debut only a year ago on the streets of Santa Monica.
By the summer of 2018 scooters were already the year’s, if not the decade’s, biggest blockbuster. Scooter adoption levels rivaled potentially any other technology in human history and resulting in much analysis in the disruptive potential of these vehicles.
But Bird didn’t manage this alone. Disruption usually doesn’t just happened by just one company.