One of the Europe’s leading rental car company Europcar has announced recently the acquisition of Poleis Consulting and their brand Scooty, a free floating electric scooter sharing startup through Ubeego.
Scooty is a Belgium based startup, created in 2016 by Jan-Albrecht Jost, Bram Vandeperre and Michiel Van Roey and offers to his customers 176 electric scooters in free floating in Brussels and Antwerp. With Scooty, customer in a designated area of the city can locate, book, start and stop the scooter through a mobile app. There are no specific parking locations, as the scooters can be parked within the designated area respecting the city rules.
On the other hand, Europcar is running in 130 countries and territories including 16 wholly-owned subsidiaries in Europe and 2 in Australia and New Zealand, franchisees and partners.