With a top speed of 48 km/h and a growing body of malfunction-based lawsuits and traffic incident data working against them, Revel’s fleet of app-rentable mopeds is, as of today, no longer operating in its home city of New York. Who, besides absolutely everyone, could have seen this coming.
We first discovered the WalkCar ” a stand-on, electric-powered scooter that looks like a laptop with four wheels attached ” back in 2015, when Cocoa Motors available for sale, for a little over $2,600.
It takes a special kind of audacity for your startup to be successful, and a special kind of audacity to name your startup “Unicorn”. Sadly, the overlapping of those two audacious circles did not spell success for one scooter company.