The Superpedestrian, which you may remember from the Copenhagen bike, is getting into the ride of electric vehicles. But instead of dealing with the juggernauts of Lime, Uber or Lyft, the Cambridge-based company is instead dedicated to manufacturing scooter hardware that everyone else uses to build their fleets.
The result is an electric scooter with a "Vehicle Intelligence" system that monitors the scooter hardware and reports to a cloud-based fleet monitoring system. Support tickets can be automatically increased if the hardware fails, reducing the time needed to repair a scooter. The system is also able to remotely impose parking or speed limits, which limits its ability to comply with changing city regulations.
All these surveys and analyzes mean that Superpedestrian estimates that the scooter should last between nine and 1