Electric scooters are going worldwide

Despite regulatory hurdles on a city-by-city basis, electric scooter companies and their respective services are continuing to make their way to markets all over the world. Earlier this week, for example, Lime announced its entrance into Madrid, launching hundreds of electric scooters in the Spanish capital. About a week before that, competitor Bird launched in…

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From scooters to small bikes, Harley-Davidson embarks on a dramatic shift away from its traditional motorcycles

The plan, perhaps the most aggressive in the company’s 115-year history, is part of a broad effort to reverse eroding market share, attract new riders to replace older ones aging out of the sport, and correct a stock slide that has seen Harley’s per-share value drop nearly in half over the last four years.

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Bird electric scooters have landed in Baltimore. Now the city is trying to figure out how to regulate them.

A new flock of Birds has descended on Baltimore. They’re scattered across sidewalks, propped up against buildings, and gliding through downtown streets. Since their arrival just weeks ago, the more than 60 dockless, battery-powered scooters have become fixtures in the city. California-based Bird, founded last year by a former executive with the rideshare platforms Uber…

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