When it comes to recharging rental e-scooters and bicycles, it's a messy process, often involving independent contractors scooping dead scooters off the street, taking them home to charge, and then dropping them off in the early morning. Even worse: During the charging process, the scooter is out of commission.
San Francisco-based e-scooter rental company Skip is mixing it up with swappable batteries in its new light blue custom-designed scooter, the S3. The scooter will start testing in San Francisco city streets this fall and eventually roll out in October. Skip is one of two scooter companies with permits for San Francisco scooter rentals. It also operates in Washington, D.C. Read more...More about Battery, E Scooter, Tech, and Transportation