China Daily – Mobike eyeing Washington, DC

Mobike main Chinese competitor, ofo, has a California trial starting in March. Mobike will face competition from the local Capital Bikeshare, which has a solid foothold in DC.

July 13, 2017

‘Bike-sharing giant Mobike Technology Ltd, which handles 25 million rides a day in China, looks to be preparing to put riders on its bikes in the US capital, based on its hiring plans in the area.

One of the jobs Mobike posted on professional networking site LinkedIn is for an operations manager, based in Washington, who would need to get to know “the local environment” and “be the main point of contact for the regional government officials and transport authorities”, according to The Wall Street Journal.’

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