A win for personal mobility
Last week, the Makati Parking Authority (MAPA) caused quite a stir after news got out that its enforcers were apprehending electric kick scooter users in the Central Business District. It appears, though, that this issue has finally been laid to rest.In
Be warned
For many, personal mobility devices like electric kick scooters have been a godsend since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Not only does the vehicle provide an alternative to a public transportation system unable to perform at full capacity, it gives people that
The German carmaker wants in on the urban mobility lark
If you live in a city, there's a fairly good chance you've tripped over a strewn electric kick scooter in the past few weeks/months. Literally everywhere, aren't they?Well, never one to miss a niche-filling opportunity, BMW
Want one?
Electric kick scooters come in all shapes and sizes. Need one that's light and easy to carry around? There are plenty of those around. What about something more durable and fit for longer ranges? The industry has you covered here, too.
They’re called the Vektorr and the Bltz
Swedish motorcycle brand Husqvarna has finally thrown its hat into the world of electric motorbikes with the launch of its E-Mobility program. We've already given you a preview of the E-Pilen-let's now check out the two other
Would you buy this?
Look, I love cars. I wouldn't be writing for Top Gear Philippines if I didn't. But after a while riding around on an electric kick scooter (EKS), I'd be a fool to say owning a car would make more
Looking to get into alternative mobility?
Admit it: at one point or another, you've looked at an electric kick scooter (EKS) from the confines of your car and wished you owned one-not just so you can skip traffic, but because they just look like they'd
In form only, of course—this Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 only goes up to 25kph
Mercedes-AMG is launching its 2021 Formula 1 car this week, but for local fans of the racing outfit, here's something you might want to check out: The Mi Electric Scooter Pro 2 Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team Edition (whew) is
Have you tried something like this?
E-scooter sharing services are a familiar sight in other countries, especially around urban centers. Here in the Philippines, though? Not so much. Moovr PH, which claims to be the country's first-ever scooter sharing platform, is looking to change this.
What if?
Depending on whether the glass in your head is half full or half empty, and whether or not one is referring to situations real or imagined, the mere mention of the words "what if" can generate any of a variety of responses-
In theory, at least
What is this exactly? Well, this is Ford's special 'Safe Distance' sweater. It's designed to create an illuminated 1.5-meter border around cyclists and e-scooter riders by projecting a Christmas tree on the ground.It's a simple
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Even before COVID-19, mass transportation in the metro was already fraught with problems. But when the pandemic hit, it brought the transport sector to a sudden halt. Especially in the early days of the crisis, frontliners struggled to find alternative ways
It’s portable, capable, and looks sleek as heck, too
Apart from affordability and practicality, there's one more thing that most people look for when they search for viable alternative transport vehicles: portability. It's what makes gizmos such as bicycles and electric kick scooters (EKS) viable as 'last mile' solutions.
And stocks sold out in a jiffy
We recently came across a pretty intriguing promo from popular Chinese tech company Xiaomi: buy a brand-new smartphone, and get an electric kick scooter (EKS) for free. Quite the unusual combination for a promo, wouldn't you agree? Yeah, you can
It's all about mobility
You can add this smart electric kick scooter (EKS) to the list of vehicles that Mercedes-Benz builds in its spare time. We're kidding. Germans probably don't have spare time because every nanosecond is counted.These scooters aren't that
Their users should also have driver’s licenses
Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante stands firm on his recommendation to the Department of Transportation (DOTr) that all electric scooters, kick scooters, and bicycles capable of doing more than 25kph must be registered with the agency. This is despite DOTr
Owners are reminded to register their vehicles
All users of electric scooters, trikes, and kick scooters, here's a heads-up: The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has issued a fresh warning that these forms of alternative mobility are not to be operated on main thoroughfares, as doing so constitutes
Do you agree with this?
Something tells us electric kick scooter owners aren't going to be happy about this.Iligan representative Frederick Siao, the author of the Philippine Responsible Driving and Accountability Act, is now pushing to make Land Transportation Office (LTO) permits a requirement for
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