Tag: bike sharing

  • Mobike to rebrand as Meituan Bike, fully integrate into Meituan’s app

    Jill Shen reported for TechNode on Mobike rebranding as Meituan Bike, and fully integrating into Meituan’s app. Chinese bike-rental company Mobike will rebrand as Meituan Bike as it abandons its standalone app to be included in internet giant Meituan’s platform as an in-app feature. The Chinese bike-rental firm will also become a distinct business group […]

  • Mobike does away with deposits in China

    Christopher Udemans reported for TechNode that Mobike has removed deposits for all users in China. Deposit-free rides will now be standard across the country. Existing users can apply to have their deposits refunded. According to a Mobike representative, if a warning appears in the app when you try to use the platform after being refunded, […]

  • A bike-sharing startup just quit France after the ‘mass destruction’ of its fleet

    Digital Trends reported that bike-sharing startup Gobee just quit France after the mass destruction of its fleet. Its decision to exit Paris comes just over a month after it ended operations in the French cities of Lille and Reims, and also the Belgian capital, Brussels, where Gobee said up to 90 percent of its bikes […]

  • Sheer scale of the staggering size of the Chinese market

    Tech in Asia reported that Singapore’s oBike reaches 10m rides but lags far behind rivals. OBike, a bike-sharing startup founded in Singapore, has just reached 10 million rides since it was founded in January 2017. However, the homegrown company is still lagging behind Ofo and Mobike, its far-larger rivals from China. Ofo, backed by Alibaba, […]