Scooters have always been a niche interest, but a lot of them have been getting a lot more attention lately.
This year, the Japanese startup Kao Scooters announced its first new scooter, a folding scooter that folds up like a suitcase.
The company also launched a smartphone app for the device, with the idea of letting users rent scooters from an app.
The company is now testing a foldable scooter with a range of accessories.
Scooters aren’t just a gimmick, they’re a major force for business.
They’re a huge market, accounting for almost a third of all car sales in the U.S. and a fifth in Europe, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
But unlike many niche interests, scooters aren, well, not just a niche.
For scooter makers, the folding device has two major advantages.
It lets them expand their product range without having to change out products each year.
And it lets them keep prices down.
In the U, scooter prices vary widely depending on the model, but the industry average is about $500 to $700.
To keep prices low, the companies that make scooters must keep things as simple as possible.
Scooters fold up like luggage or a suitcase, which allows for easy storage and transport.
They’re not just scooters, they aren’t even motorcycles.
Scooter manufacturers don’t need to develop new, fancy features to make their products appealing to consumers.
Scooting also makes them easier to transport.
“It’s about keeping it as simple and simple as a suitcase or a luggage compartment,” said Matthew Johnson, an analyst with Jefferies Group.
“And it also lets you have a range without adding any bells and whistles.”
But folding scooters have also come with some drawbacks.
Some scooters don’t fold well, and folding is also difficult to maneuver, according the Consumer Reports study.
Folding scooters also have a tendency to fall off.
One scooter company, Scooters United, made its first foldable folding scroller, which it launched last fall.
The foldable device folds up on the handlebars and can be used in either the passenger or cargo position.
Johnson said the company has been able to make the foldable foldable by combining a normal folding scow with a scooter handlebar that folds flat.
“It was a lot easier to use,” he said.
After testing the foldability, Scooter United launched its own folding scooper this year.
Its price tag was $100.
Other scooters are also being trialled, but they’re only testing in limited markets.
Kao Scooter, which is based in Tokyo, began testing its foldable, foldable-mounted scooters this year in South Korea.
While folding scotoms are becoming more popular, Johnson said, the market for scooters in the United States isn’t quite there yet.
More importantly, he said, most scooters companies aren’t making their products as cheaply as they could.
“They’re still getting squeezed by the cost of developing new products,” he explained.
Instead, Johnson says he’s been impressed by scooter companies’ ability to keep prices competitive.
Because of this, Johnson thinks the foldables will continue to be a popular option for scooter manufacturers.