Mobike Europe branch is reportedly planning on branching out into e-bike and scooter rentals in the region.
Mobike has started to charge Shanghai users an extra RMB 20 (around $3) if they park a bike outside the company’s ‘area of operation.’
Other bike-rental companies are considering raising prices, as warmer weather brings a likely rebound in trip numbers.
Meituan-owned Mobike also denied that layoffs in Asia are part of a larger exit strategy.
Chinese bike-rental firms, Mobike and Hello Transtech, expressed their willingness to enter the bidding.
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.
Didi hopes new strategies will help it complete a U-turn that will get it out of the dead-end in which it finds itself.
Chinese ride-hailing behemoth Didi is beta-testing its electric bike rental service in South China, a person with knowledge of the matter told TechNode. Didi is said to have won the initial support of at least three cities. The firm is expected to develop its own bike rental brand, or potentially a separate app, with an access […]
A total of 13,615 people in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen will be temporarily banned from using shared bikes due to traffic violations, according to media reports (in Chinese). This is the first batch of traffic offenders that will be punished according to the new rules on shared bicycle users’ behavior issued by the Shenzhen […]