Tales from the Lockdown – By your Bounce Scooter

Is it just me or has it really been a really long summer? Well, I am glad that it’s over now but I have to admit, I missed being on the roads. While it was difficult to stay away, I am excited to finally bounce back. But there’s an uninvited guest who has everyone’s attention. Wherever I go, all I hear is ‘Corona’. I am not sure what exactly it is but from what I can make of it is that...

On World Environment Day, here are 6 reasons why Electric Vehicles will shape the future

Let’s face the facts! The rate at which we are demanding & consuming the earth’s resources, it’s exhausting what’s left in the tank for future generations. Sustainability remains a concern. Petrol, diesel & CNG for example, are at the center stage when it comes to our micro & macro level requirements. Electric Vehicles and scooter sharing though have provided a much-needed...

Urban Mobility in the face of a Pandemic.

The role of self-drive shared scooters Where do we stand? The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and its resulting condition has caught much of the world off-guard. The story is yet to fully play out, but it is evident that the crisis is global in nature and that science is on the frontlines in the fight against the virus. This includes medical professionals attempting to heal those affected...

An all-weather protector – The Humble Helmet

We’re all aware of the great Nostradamus and his prophecies. But there’s one thing that even he couldn’t have predicted. It was that we would take safety seriously only when staying safe would be the only option left to live. COVID-19 has forced us to adapt & co-exist with the ‘new normal’. Maintaining social distancing, implementing best health practices, and stepping out only...

Changing the landscape of Indian economy – #VocalForLocal

How do you define ‘vision?’ Is it the foresight to see things clearer than others or the ability to plan for the future better than others? Implementing a vision involves laying out a blueprint after carefully assessing the risks and rewards in the current and future scenarios. Then, creating a list of goals to accomplish it. On the 12th of May 2020, PM Modi addressed the nation on a wide...

Taking Scooter safety to the next level – Our sanitization drive

After nearly two months in the abyss, we will now be able to step-out, gradually if not in full-flow. The government has relaxed the anti-lockdown measures in zones that have seen considerable improvement so that we can slowly return to normal life. So, where does that leave us? Raring to go, vying to move again. But it’s best we do by acknowledging the elephant in the room, COVID-19. The...

Introducing Bounce ScooterHero – Using citizens’ vehicles for frontline workers

The ‘new normal’, life under COVID-19 has been challenging in more ways than one. For starters, we have been confined indoors and have to maintain social distancing but what has really crippled us in this hour of need is a lack of choice, a recourse, an option to commute. Public transportation services have been rolled back. Mobility options are limited. But we aren’t the only ones bearing...

Cometh the hour, cometh the man – The rise of a Hero during COVID-19

“Discover the joy of living and you will discover the reason for living” - Mark Victor Hansen There comes a time when we start looking beyond the template of our lives. The routine, the over-indulgence, the things we must-have. What were once the pre-requisites, now look mundane. But have we ever wondered why? Sometimes we brush our lives with a trigger, a life-changing anecdote that...

Ready. Set. DECONGEST.

How each of us can do our part to reduce road congestion Traffic. We all know it. We all hate it. As much as we like to make it the butt of our jokes & the villain of our stories, it’s something we can only escape so much. And in the past week, pictures of Bengaluru’s clean, traffic-free roads got us thinking. What would it take for us to keep it that way? We’ve reached a stage where...