Three scooter companies withdrawn from the market in Istanbul

Three companies operating 8,234 scooters in total in Istanbul withdrew from the market of their own accord.

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In recent years, the opinion that the number of scooters, especially in Kadıköy district, is out of control. Kadıköy Mayor Şerdil Dara Odabaşı demanded that the number decrease to the legal limit. Following the warning, the municipality will remove scooters that park inappropriately and obstruct pedestrian crossings. had collected. Scooter companies, on the other hand, argued that demand in the region increased even more.

According to the news of ANKA January session of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM), UKOME meetings, Dr. At the Architect Kadir Topbaş Show and Art Center, IMM Deputy Secretary General Dr. Organized by Buğra Gökçe.

Scooters were one of the agenda items of the meeting. At the meeting, the proposal to cancel the electric scooter permits of three companies was discussed.

Superpedestrian Turkey Transportation Technology AŞ (Superpedestrian LINK Scooters) requested the cancellation of 2,459 e-scooter permits in order to comply with the decision made by the Personal Data Protection Authority and to avoid further fines for violating the decision. The request was unanimously accepted.

At Teknoloji Yatırım Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Şirketi’s permits for 5,675 scooters (Go with the Horse) and 100 scooters for Layout Management Systems were canceled upon the request of the companies as they could not be in the field due to problems in the supply chain. Three companies with a total of 8,234 scooters have voluntarily withdrawn from the market.

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