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A Chinese Company Who Appears to Be the Winner of World’s Micromobility
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A Chinese Company Who Appears to Be the Winner of World’s Micromobility

By: Iris An It is quite common in Nashville to see people on scooters everywhere, a lot of whom are Vandy students riding to their classes, parties, or a movie. In front of Stevenson, Kissam, and the Central Library, white BIRD and black LYFT are parked together, waiting for someone’s phone to scan their codes.  In October 29, 2020, a most uncommon yet adorable scene appeared on the Shanghai Stock Exchange listing ceremony: a small delivery robot wobbled to the front of the bell, pulled out a mallet from the storage box, stopped and measured for a few seconds, and then, without hesitation, it aimed at the center of the bell, and rang.  The little robot is S2, a Segway DeliveryBot who was ringing the bell for his creator: Ninebot, China’s sought-after startup in the ...