The 'Tesla of scooters' is about to rapidly expand in Berlin
The Tesla of scooters is ramping up its presence in Europe.
The Taiwanese startup Gogoro announced this week that it plans to grow its fleet of shared scooters in Berlin to 1,000 vehicles by April 1.
The startup originally expanded its electric scooter business beyond Taiwan and into Europe in August 2016 when it partnered with Coup, a subsidiary of Bosch, to create a scooter sharing program in the German capital. The program launched with 200 Gogoro Smartscooters, but the company is adding an additional 800 because of growing demand, a spokesperson for the company told Business Insider.
The bikes are available for rent to any licensed person above 21 years old.
Here's a closer look at some of the Smartscooter's features.
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