While technology companies are increasing their focus on micro transport in urban transport, Uber is pushing the button to invest in the world of autonomous bicycles and e-scooters.
The technology company that tried to put its weight into the world of e-bikes by buying Jump last year jump_rides Focus on the group. uberatg work on autonomous vehicles.
Former editor of technology magazine Wired today 3drobotics'Chris Anderson, CEO of UK, announced that Uber announced this development at the DIY Robotics event at the weekend. Accordingly, the company's e-bikes and e-scooters will be able to go independently to the charging stations in the future.
To date, Uber employees have been collecting their batteries and transporting them to the nearest charging stations. In this context, the operational costs of e-scooters and e-bikes can also be significantly reduced. In this case, the e-bike and e-scooter market dominated the name of the bird and Lime to reach more users nowadays they go to cooperate with their agents.
The new Uber department will be called Robot Micromobility Robotics Yeni. The unit will be installed at Uber's subsidiary Jump. Uber had purchased about $ 200 million the previous year.