The rate increase is part of parent company Meituan’s broader profitability push.
Mobike Europe branch is reportedly planning on branching out into e-bike and scooter rentals in the region.
Meituan-owned Mobike also denied that layoffs in Asia are part of a larger exit strategy.
Beijing and Shanghai have given no indication of whether the bans will be lifted.
Mobike was added to WeChat Pay’s interface as a third-party service.
The Chinese bike-rental firm will also become a distinct business group within the lifestyle services company.
Mobike is considering 10 more Indian cities and manufacturing bikes in India.
This is the first time for Mobike to pull out of a city because of antisocial behavior.
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