24 May '17, 8am

ofo increases rental charges and rolls out new bikes

ofo increases rental charges and rolls out new bikes

SINGAPORE – ofo users will have to pay S$1 an hour, capped at S$2 for the entire journey, when they use the bright yellow bikes, the company announced on Wednesday (May 24) at an event to mark its 100th day milestone. The Chinese company also unveiled its new fleet of redesigned bikes – called the ofo Aura 1.0 –featuring a more ergonomic design and new upgraded rear brake system, among other things. It also has an improved app with features like connectivity to Google Maps, so that users can easily locate nearby bikes. The new bike also comes with a new smart lock – a mechanical lock that is compatible with the GPS system in the app. It will sync with the app via Bluetooth and reduce the time to unlock the bike to less than three seconds. Like other operators, ofo is also introducing a one-time deposit – of S$39 – to encourage more responsible riding habits here. When the ...

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