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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Thu May 28, 2020 5:38 pm

ABG:
Uber sends thousands of Jump e-bikes to the recycling heap

The move comes after Uber sold its bike division to Lime

https://www.autoblog.com/2020/05/28/ube ... tric-bikes/
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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:15 pm

BlueIndy electric cars will be repurposed — or crushed
https://www.autoblog.com/2020/05/31/blu ... -scrapped/

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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:55 pm

cwerdna wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:15 pm
BlueIndy electric cars will be repurposed — or crushed
https://www.autoblog.com/2020/05/31/blu ... -scrapped/
Despite more than 180,000 rides completed, the demand did not meet expectations. The closure leaves the questions of what will happen to the cars, the built-in chargers, as well as program's dedicated parking. According to Fox 59 and WTHR, at least 30-40 vehicles with various levels of body damage ended up in an Indianapolis scrapyard.

The shells were spotted stacked on top of each other in neat rows. The batteries and powertrains of these vehicles, if functional, will be repurposed. Furthermore, the cars that were not damaged will be shipped to Los Angeles and used for BlueLA, the company's other American ridesharing program.
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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:40 am

Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:21 am

GCC:
Study: EVs put to use in ride-hailing deliver more carbon benefits than in personal use

https://www.greencarreports.com/news/11 ... rsonal-use


Seems pretty obvious, given they're used more hours of the day than a private vehicle, but the article also mentions they're more likely to charge during the day, so can make use of excess solar.
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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:57 pm

ABG:
Lyft partners with rental group Sixt to target carless city dwellers

Rent a car through the ride-hailing app, bypass the rental counter to pick it up

https://www.autoblog.com/2020/08/01/lyf ... francisco/


More detail on the above via GCC:

Lyft announced that, following on the
success of its rental pilot in California, it is partnering with SIXT rent-a-car to expand car rentals across the US. Starting this August, Lyft riders in Seattle, Las Vegas, and Miami will be able to rent a SIXT car through the Rentals tab in the Lyft app. . . .

https://www.greencarcongress.com/2020/0 ... -lyft.html
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Re: Mobility as a Service (MaaS) companies

Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:31 pm

GCC:
Scooter trips from rental services in US averaged one mile per trip in 2019
https://www.greencarcongress.com/2020/1 ... ooter.html

The average distance per trip for rented scooters in the US in 2019 was one mile, according to data from the National Association of City Transportation Officials. Rented bikes (including e-bikes) were generally used for longer trips.

Trips made by bike share members averaged 1.5 miles while trips made by casual (non-member) bike share users averaged 3.3 miles.

There's a bar chart. Scooter users seem to be using them exactly as intended, for first/last mile trips.
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The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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