Hertz files for bankruptcy, hailing “self-driving” scooters, Memorial Day travel – TechCrunch

[ad_1] The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi and welcome back to The Station. Memorial Day is this coming Monday, a holiday meant to honor military personnel who died while serving in the U.S. Armed…

Cake brings a Swedish take on e-motorcycle design to the U.S. – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Cake has crafted the Swedish edition of electric motorcycle design starting in the dirt. The Stockholm based mobility startup’s debut, the Kalk OR, is a 150 pound, battery powered two-wheeler engineered for agile off-road riding and available in a street-legal version. On appearance, Cake’s Kalk has a minimalist stance and doesn’t evoke “motorcycle” in…

Spin restarts scooter business in four markets – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Spin, the electric scooter startup acquired by Ford in 2019 for nearly $100 million, has restarted operations in four U.S. markets as COVID-19 related closures begin to ease. The company has resumed operations in Orlando, Nashville, Columbus, Ohio and St. Louis. The ramp up of operations will depend on the city, the company said.…