Uber gets public criticism for mass destruction of scooters and e-bikes

Uber gets public criticism for mass destruction of scooters and e-bikes

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Uber gets public criticism for mass destruction of scooters and e-bikesUber gets public criticism for mass destruction of scooters and e-bikes

Uber Destroys Thousands Of Millions Of Dollars E-Bikes And Scooters After Selling Its Jump Project To Grow Their Other Startup Lime.

The company decided that recycling the models that remained after the transaction would be much more profitable than maintaining them..

Social media footage of their destruction at a recycling center in North Carolina angered cyclists around the world.

Twitter user Emily Eros, recently repaired her old bike, wrote that it was painful for her to watch the above video.

Uber acquired Jump for approximately $ 200 million in April 2018 year, and in December promised double your investment in bicycles & scooters in 2020.

Earlier this month Uber invested 170 million dollars in the Lime that swallowed Jump.

Uber has been keen to highlight that while many bicycles and scooters are recycled, tens of thousands of new models are in the making and developing..

«As part of our recent deal, Lime received tens of thousands of new models of bicycles and scooters. We have investigated the possibility of donating the remaining old bicycles to charity..Uber gets public criticism for mass destruction of scooters and e-bikes However, with many significant concerns, including maintenance, liability, safety, and the lack of consumer-grade charging equipment, we decided the best approach was to recycle them.», – said an Uber spokesman.