The start-up said that it removed the affected scooters in Los Angeles, San Diego and the Lake Tahoe area, the three places where they were in service.
"Immediately after learning the defect, we worked with Segway Ninebot to create a program to detect the potentially affected batteries," said Lime. "We then worked independently to create a more thorough program to ensure that no potential bugs remains in circulation. "
The problem affected 0.01% of its total fleet, according to the company. But battery problems do not end there.
Another version of its scooters" may also be vulnerable to battery failure, as we currently investigate. "said it.
The electric scooter industry has already had a mountain and Cities across the United States moved aggressively to tuck in and even quit companies like Lime and Bird Rides when hundreds of scooters filled their streets and shouted their sidewalks apparently overnight earlier this year.
Segway Ninebot was not immediately available for comments late on Tuesday on battery problems reported by Lime.