The rate increase is part of parent company Meituan’s broader profitability push.
Mobike was added to WeChat Pay’s interface as a third-party service.
A screenshot of a letter from a Mobike female engineer containing detail accounts of sexual harassment by her superior at the company surfaced on the internet.
The company is doing so in compliance with recent government regulations that demand old bikes to be withdrawn before new ones can be introduced.
Ride-hailing, bike rental, and food delivery services were all affected.