E-scooter population in S'pore plunges 91.5% to 8,500

The registered e-scooter population stood at about 8,500 as at end-March. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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SINGAPORE - At the height of e-scooters' popularity less than two years ago, retailer Mobot could sell up to a thousand of them each month.

But after personal mobility devices (PMDs), including e-scooters, were banned from footpaths in November 2019, demand for the devices plunged. Now, Mobot's e-scooter sales are just 5 per cent of what they were previously.

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