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Uber’s new shared scooter is bigger, tougher, and stops faster

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18662578/uber-jump-scooter-second-generation-specs

Uber’s new shared scooter is bigger, tougher, and stops faster

Uber has previewed a second-generation version of the Jump electric scooters it rents out in cities around the world. The new scooter looks mostly similar at a glance, bathed in day-glo red with “Jump” written in big, white block lettering. But this new scooter is bigger and made with a more durable frame. It also has bigger wheels for a more stable ride, and better brakes. Uber says the new scooter will start showing up in US cities on June 24th, and will make its way to Europe “later this summer.”

The scooter was previewed at Uber’s third-annual “Elevate” conference, which is dedicated to showing off the tech and ideas being built up for the company’s planned air taxi service. Uber also showed off a new swappable battery system for…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/12/18662578/uber-jump-scooter-second-generation-specs

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