Berlin police: In 3 months of e-scooters, 74 accidents

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say in the three months since popular electric scooters have been allowed in the German capital, they've seen 74 accidents, 65 cases of drunken driving and 233 traffic viol...

Taiwan’s CPC to shut down 38 Gogoro battery-swap stations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – State-run oil concern CPC Corporation, Taiwan will shut down 38 facilities where users of Gogoro electric scooters can swap batteries due to the end of a contract, reports...

New Taipei to begin charging for using parking spaces for electric vehicles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Taipei City will begin to charge for using public parking spaces for electric cars and scooters on Sept. 1, the city’s Transportation Department said on Tuesday ...

Ministry approves larger electric scooters for delivery service in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As rapid delivery services continue to expand across Taiwan, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) on Tuesday (Aug. 6) announced revisions to Taiwan&rsq...

Mexico City police seize e-scooters, shared bikes

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City police have begun carting off hundreds of Lime electric scooters and Mobike private shared bikes, because the companies haven't paid concessionary fees. ...

Three Taiwanese specialties fascinate the Japanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has become a popular destination for tourists from Japan, and three of its offerigns are of particular interest to Japanese. According to Rakuten Market (樂天市場), ...

In Denmark, police book scooter users for drunk driving

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in the Danish capital say at least 30 people face preliminary charges for operating electric scooters under the influence of alcohol or drugs, as part of a wider move...

Taiwan's China Motors to challenge Gogoro with new e-scooter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s electric scooter market is about to have a new contender with China Motor Corporation’s (中華汽車) release of the IE-125 electric scooter on Friday (July ...

Gogoro announces 'GoShare' vehicle sharing platform coming to Taoyuan, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The popular Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer, Gogoro, announced on Friday (July 5) that it will be launching a pilot “GoShare” vehicle sharing platform ...

Lisbon punishes electric scooters left on sidewalk

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Lisbon's old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. The pa...

Yamaha releases new electric scooter made by Taiwan's Gogoro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Yamaha Motor Taiwan Co., Ltd. (YMT) is set to launch a new electric scooter for the Taiwan market which has been designed and built in collaboration with Taiwanese e-scooter ma...

Man killed in electric scooter accident in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Paris police say a man on an electric scooter has died after being hit by a van in Paris on Monday night. It was the first deadly accident in the French capital after ma...

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___ US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Mexican officials are laboring for a second day to avert import tariffs that ...

Besieged by electric scooters, Paris lays down the law

PARIS (AP) — Paris is cracking down on electric scooters after an anarchic year in which startups flooded the city's streets with their vehicles. The French capital has 12 free-float...

Before you scoot off: know your risk

E-scooters are popping up in cities across the country. There's no exact count of the number of scooters out there, but the National Association of City Transportation Officials rece...