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.
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.
This is the first time for Mobike to pull out of a city because of antisocial behavior.
The law comes as concern mounts about the financial stability of a number of mobility firms in the rental economy sector.
Two repeat investors participated in DST’s latest fundraise, and well-known Qiming Ventures led its first funding rounds.
Discarded bikes are languishing after the rental-bike boom went bust due to high retrieval costs.
Bike rental company Mobike has announced complimentary rides and deposit-free use of its bicycle network in Anhui province’s capital of Hefei, local media is reporting. Unlike other bike rental platforms, users would not need to use Sesame Credit to sign up or use the bikes without paying a deposit. Existing users in the city who have […]
Bike companies have a longer time for implementation than previously announced.