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Revel suspends NYC scooter service after two fatal crashes

ER doctor says her hospital treats several Revel-related injuries per shift

Ride-sharing scooter startup Revel said Tuesday it is suspending operations in New York City after a second fatal crash in less than two weeks. Revel tweeted that service “will be shut down until further notice” as it reviews safety and rider accountability measures. Mayor Bill de Blasio said city officials spoke to Revel executives on Tuesday and made clear the company’s safety record is “an unacceptable state of affairs.”

Uber eats $2.9B loss, Eats is a bright spot, offloads bikes and scooters

Demand for Eats deliveries grew 89% in April

Uber lost $2.9 billion in the first quarter as its overseas investments were hammered by the coronavirus pandemic, but the company is looking to its growing food delivery business and aggressive cost-cutting to ease the pain. “While our Rides business has been hit hard by the ongoing pandemic, we have taken quick action to preserve the strength of our balance sheet, focus additional resources on Uber Eats, and prepare us for any recovery scenario,” said CEO Dara Khosrowshahi in a statement. “A

This mobility scooter folds and unfolds with a button

It only weighs 55 lbs

A foldable mobility scooter. The R30 from Di Blasi folds and unfolds with the just the press of a button. R30 has a max speed of 4 mph and 12.5 miles of electric range. The scooter weighs 55 lbs and has a carrying capacity of 220 lbs, and it’s only 24.5-inches wide when unfolded. The R30 is a foldable mobility scooter from the Italian company Di Blasi. The R30 can fold and unfold with the press of a button. It can carry up to 220 pounds and has a top speed of 4 mph. Learn more at di-blasi.com

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