The rate increase is part of parent company Meituan’s broader profitability push.
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.
Hellobike’s new prices are more expensive than taking the bus in Beijing, which may be a blow to its business model.
The Chinese bike-rental firm will also become a distinct business group within the lifestyle services company.
Chinese businesses love to post ads where they shouldn’t be.
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.
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.