Mobike, China’s major bike rental company, announced today that it will roll out its first ride-hailing service in Guizhou, marking the firm’s official attempt to expand outside of the bike rental business. The first batch of the “shared” cars are all new energy vehicles and will be placed in Guian New Area and Guiyang City […]
Mobike has been recognized by the UN for its contribution to the advancement of low carbon public transport. Mobike won the accolade in the Entrepreneurial Vision category of the United Nations Environment’s Champions of the Earth awards. Hu Weiwei, Mobike’s founder, was presented with the award alongside six other winners–including two other Chinese winners–at a […]
Foshan will require Mobike, ofo, and other bike rental companies to hand over users blacklisted for bad parking.
Despite the rumors and speculation surrounding a possible merger between Mobile and ofo, Mobike co-founder and CEO Davis Wang has made it clear again at TheYearAhead Summit that a “merger is not an option for the company,” local media is reporting. Similarly, ofo founder and CEO Dai Wei also expressed previously that the company would not […]
Mobike tries to catch up with China arch-rival ofo by announcing it will launch in Australia in January 2018. The company will put around 2,000 bikes onto the streets around Gold Coast, Queensland, but the bikes will have to be left in designated areas. The bikes have been designed for Australia with gears, a larger […]
Mobike, a major Chinese bike-rental company, has just placed their first batch of bikes in the capital of the United States as part of its ambitious global expansion plan. Closely following its largest rival ofo’s footprint, Mobike chose Washington D.C. as the first city in America to start running its business, whereas ofo just a month ago […]
Mobike, China’s major bike-rental company, today launched a new model of its smart bike called “New Lite.” It features a minimalist design, longer lifespan, and lighter weight. The all-new model comes with a stronger bike frame which is 50 percent stronger than European standards and weighs 15.5 kilograms, making it the lightest mainstream bike rental […]
Ride-hailing, bike rental, and food delivery services were all affected.
Chinese bike rental firm Mobike rolled out a ride-hailing feature in its latest app update through a partnership with car-summoning operator Shouqi Limousine & Chauffer (首汽租车). The new feature allows Mobike users to book the Shouqi’s car services within the bike rental app, and will actually be able to check the location of cars and routes […]
Cheetah Global has come out with freshly-minted statistics on the state of the bike rental economy in the world. Public bicycles were first started in Europe but have seen their biggest success in the East starting from China’s dockless bike systems ofo and Mobike. According to the global distribution of active users gathered by Cheetah […]