Count the Scoots:
Posts Tagged ‘scoot’
First there was the Renault Twizy:
As seen on Page:
And now there’s the highly similar Nissan Quad:
Race them if you want to:
All the deets:
A Scoot Quad is a mini electric car that can carry two people. Say hello to the Quads and get ready to explore the city in a whole new way.
• Top speed of 25 MPH
• Range of 40 city miles
• $1 of electricity to fill ‘er up from a normal wall outlet
• Gets the equivalent of 250 MPG (after doing the math to convert the electrical energy to dirty gas equivalent)
• Produces 6% of the CO2 per mile of a car (including the emissions from the power plants that make the electricity)
• US drivers license and Scoot membership required
• Carries two people — that’s what the backseat is for!
• No freeways, bridges, or roads with speed limits over 35 MPH
• Quads are $6 up to 30 min, 20¢ per minute afterwards.
Checking In with SCOOT Networks – These Electric Mopeds are Parked All Over the Western A Now – “Not Ready for Primetime?”Monday, August 15th, 2016
As seen on Steiner in the Western Addition:
Definitely seeing more of these red scooters parked on the streets of San Francisco lately, for better or worse. That’s just my observation.
It’s time to take a look at what the peanut gallery has to say.
‘Bout what I expected – seems as if “range anxiety” was/is the big issue.
Oh, a new pricing scheme…
Look, it’s Twizy! In red these days:
Like this, I suppose
Sighted: A Renault Twizy on Page Street – It’s the Smallest Car You’ll Ever See – It’s Part of the Scoot NetworkWednesday, May 27th, 2015
Here’s the latest:
“Renault has initiated an experiment in San Francisco with the scoot-sharing startup @http://www.scootnetworks.com/ to evaluate a potential fit for their fleet”
Le Twizy seen on Page – from Spain with love:
Yes, there’s room for two:
I know what you’re thinking – you’re thinking, “Will It Drift?”
Bon courage, Twizy. Bienvenue a San Francisco!
Nest of “Scoot” Rental Scooters Parked in a Public Space in the Western Addition – Is This Kosher? – Is This SFMTA-Approved?Thursday, August 7th, 2014
I know not, Gentle Reader.
I guess they leave these scooters about and you find them with your cell phone and then drive away?
OK fine. I’ve just never seen a nest like this before.
Maybe next time I come through, there’ll be 30 parked in a row and there’ll be Hertz and Avis rental cars in there as well and the Western A will become a rental car haven.
One supposes SFGov is cool with this…