Uber will officially launch its Jump e-bike program in Melbourne on Wednesday morning at 6am. Users will be able to access the bikes using the Uber app. Jump e-bikes now operate in over 30 cities around the world. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more stories. Melbourne (and Australia more […]
Uber will be trialling its Jump e-bikes in Melbourne from March 2020. The bikes will be available across Melbourne’s metropolitan area. Uber said Melbourne was chosen because it has the highest number of bike riders and bike lanes per capita in Australia. Visit Business Insider Australia’s homepage for more stories. […]
Earlier this week Uber and Hyundai unveiled a flying electric car that will become the cornerstone of the upcoming Uber Air fleet. While that’s still a few years off, a more immediate addition to Uber’s offering in Australia will be e-bikes. Uber announced at CES its plan to bring its […]
Electric scooters are a polarising new mode of transportation that is taking over American cities. I rode electric scooters for the first time during a trip to Los Angeles, and my experience was harrowing, thrilling, and freeing. Ultimately, scooters became my new favourite mode of transportation. I tried all the […]
Uber is raising prices on its Jump dockless electric bikes in several cities. An hourlong ride on a Jump bike In Providence, Rhode Island, used to cost $US4.10. Under the new pricing structure, it costs $US18. Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories. It’s going to cost more money […]
Uber on Wednesday unveiled a new scooter model and an upgraded Jump bike battery. The new battery system comes as many of Lyft’s electric bikes have been offline since March – except in San Francisco where the company relaunched this week, it said. Some of the bikes in other cities […]
Jump, the bike and scooter rental company owned by Uber, appears to be preparing to launch throughout Europe, as well as in more US cities, according to new job postings. The company is looking to flesh out operations teams in Amsterdam, London, Miami, Dallas, and more. CEO Ryan Rzepecki said […]
Uber will focus on electric bikes and scooters over cars for short city journeys. That will impact short-term profitability, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi told the Financial Times. But it’s much more efficient to take a bike or scooter for a 10-block journey than a car. Uber will focus on electric bikes […]
Bike-sharing services are becoming a fast-growing market. Just this week, Uber acquired bike-share startup Jump, adding the company’s fleet of 12,000 dockless bikes to its transportation offerings. There’s no doubt that Uber is paying close attention to the growing popularity of bike-sharing services, which are taking off in cities worldwide. […]
Uber is buying JUMP Bikes, an electric bike startup that currently operates in Washington D.C. and San Francisco. The company will operate as a subsidiary of Uber, with CEO Ryan Rzepecki staying on and reporting directly to Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. It’s unclear how much Uber paid for JUMP Bikes; […]
If everyone on Earth jumped at the same time, we wouldn't change the Earth's orbit in space, but we could cause a lot of damage on Earth.
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