An electric bike from Estonian ride-hailing firm Bolt in Paris, France.
The Estonian start-up said the bikes would be available on its platform from Wednesday. Users will need to switch from taxi-hailing to bikes within the app, and can then unlock one by scanning a QR code.
It marks a significant investment from Bolt into so-called “micromobility” services, which were hard hit after the coronavirus pandemic wiped out demand in the still-nascent industry. Bolt is betting such offerings will help it recover from the…