electric scooter

Protect Your Investment

Protect Your Investment

As the micromobility trend continues to grow and scooters become more ubiquitous, unfortunately so will theft. Enter the Unagi Cinch Lock - designed for portability and quick stops to protect against opportunity theft.

Day Out in New York City

Day Out in New York City

Ah, New York City, there’s nowhere else like it. Both locals and visitors agree that you can find some of the best art, restaurants, music, and theater in NYC. Take your scooter to the streets to avoid crowded subways and parking as you make your way around the city. Here is a list of places you won’t want to miss.

Gliding Through NYC On The Best Designed Scooter In The World: Rider Profile

Gliding Through NYC On The Best Designed Scooter In The World: Rider Profile

People all over the world are discovering how your own perfect electric scooter can make life more efficient, adventurous, and fun. Emma Magidson is a New York-based set designer who’s always on the go — the Unagi makes it possible.

Coco Rocha Riding in Style

Coco Rocha Riding in Style

Coco Rocha, premier fashion icon and international supermodel, has marched the runway for brands such as Stella McCartney, Anna Sui, and Marc Jacobs, and graced the covers of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, W, Time Style & Design, among many others.

Scooter So Fresh, So Clean

Scooter So Fresh, So Clean

We asked, and the Unagi community answered. Read our Unagi riders’ insightful tips on keeping your scooter so fresh and so clean.

How To Maximize Your Electric Scooter's Battery Life

How To Maximize Your Electric Scooter's Battery Life

One of the great things about owning an electric scooter is that they require so little maintenance. Unlike cars, or even bikes, which need regular trips to the mechanic and routine replacement parts, electric scooters that are treated well do…

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

Cities freed from cars, costs, and pollution. A world where there’s more time to enjoy the people and places you love. We’re part of a micro-mobility revolution. We’re heading in the direction of cities becoming more human-centered and livable. Happy Earth Day from Unagi.

Take it all in, Miami

Take it all in, Miami

We love Miami- it’s like no other city. At Unagi we believe there’s a better way to get around our cities- that is via our eco-friendly outside ride, the Model One electric scooter. Leave your car behind. Subscribe to All-Access and enjoy the best designed scooter on the planet for just $49 a month commitment free.

Say Hello to Our Newest Color, Moss

Say Hello to Our Newest Color, Moss

We’re proud to offer the Unagi Model One in Moss, our newest shade. Green is of course the color of nature and growth. A green light says go and invites action. Our Moss green signals all that.

Unagi Scooters: The Musical

Unagi Scooters: The Musical

Here at Unagi, we believe that freedom of movement means living more life. The opportunity to ditch a ride service, or avoid public transportation and navigate on your own terms is truly liberating. So how do we communicate that open air, free feeling you get riding an Unagi? By creating a music video, of course!

Luxe Digital Review

Luxe Digital Review

“The best electric scooter on the market for adults, thanks to its endless array of features and ease of use."

Unagi All-Access: Rolling into Summer

Unagi All-Access: Rolling into Summer

With the addition of Chicago, Washington DC, Northern Maryland and Virginia, and NW Indiana, our All-Access scooter subscription service is now available to more than 75 million people. But we’re just getting started: we want to make Unagi the ubiquitous standard for short-distance transportation around the world.

Chicago Tribune Review

Chicago Tribune Review

If you’re looking for a scooter but don’t want something that looks like you borrowed it from your kid, check out Unagi’s sleek Model One, a high-design e-scooter with the craftsmanship, details and finishes of a luxury automobile.

The 2022 Comprehensive Guide to Electric Scooter Laws

The 2022 Comprehensive Guide to Electric Scooter Laws

“Is my scooter legal?” is a question many are increasingly asking. The micromobility industry is one of the fastest-growing and most exciting in the world—with promises for...in addition to abundances of the basics of time and money savings. And with this pace of innovation comes a struggle for regulation to keep up.

The New Unagi Service Center

The New Unagi Service Center

You're already aware of many of them: Dual motors. Premium materials. Lightweight is king. And it's not difficult for anyone to see that Unagi cares about design more than any other scooter company...But the topics for today are brand, customer obsession, and our All-Access subscription service...

Unagi Springs Forward

Unagi Springs Forward

We’re launching our All-Access subscription service in six new cities, and expanding in two more. And with $10.5 million in new funding, we’re ready for takeoff in 2021...These areas represent a market of more than 30 million consumers – putting Unagi’s All-Access service within reach of 1 in every 10 Americans

The World's Fastest Electric Scooters in 2021

The World's Fastest Electric Scooters in 2021

Electric scooters are quickly overtaking other means of transportation as the best way to cover short distances. They’re lightweight, portable, convenient, and more environmentally friendly than almost any means of powered transport.

Ruben Rojas, Los Angeles Artist and Muralist

Ruben Rojas, Los Angeles Artist and Muralist

The basis and the premise of my work is that we either operate out of love or we operate out of fear...Time is currency. The coolest thing about the scooters is that it's really quick, and it goes uphill. From there, traveling more efficiently and having a good time doing it--I think that's the most important thing.

Input Review

Input Review

"Depending on the paint job you choose, the Unagi Model One literally glistens and gleams, and with almost all the cabling hidden, the digital display integrated into the handlebars, and other thoughtful design decisions, everything about this e-scooter says premium."

The True Environmental Impact of Electric Scooters

The True Environmental Impact of Electric Scooters

It’s beyond question that we must drastically reduce carbon emissions in the coming years to head off the worst effects of climate change. How we do that has been a matter of considerably drawn-out debate. As individuals, it can be…

Do You Need Insurance for an Electric Scooter?

Do You Need Insurance for an Electric Scooter?

The electric scooter boom has come with some highly publicized fears about scooter safety. Some of these concerns are justified. Nearly all studies have shown that scooters face the same dangers that bikes do, in addition to them being less…

Love or Hate: 9 Studies Show What People Actually Think About Electric Scooters

Love or Hate: 9 Studies Show What People Actually Think About Electric Scooters

It’s more or less a given these days that micromobility solutions like electric scooters are part of a major transportation revolution “Among many [recent] technology milestones,” reported Government Technology, “one of them was certainly that...e-scooters became a fixture in many…

Can You Ride an Electric Scooter on the Road?

Can You Ride an Electric Scooter on the Road?

New modes of transportation have been popping up all over the place thanks to incredible developments in lithium-ion battery and electric motor technology. These include electric bikes, innovative modern electric scooters like Unagi, as well as the shared scooters clustered…

Do You Need a License to Ride an Electric Scooter?

Do You Need a License to Ride an Electric Scooter?

You’ve seen them all over your city’s streets, and everyone who rides one looks absolutely thrilled. So, why haven’t you picked up your own folding electric scooter yet? Maybe you’re worried about whether e-scooters require a driver’s license, or a…

Pro Tips from Real Scooter Riders

Pro Tips from Real Scooter Riders

Telling people through paid advertisements that an electric scooter will change their life is one thing. Letting them hear it from real people who own and love their scooters is something else. Now that we all have the ability to…

Can You Ride an Electric Scooter on the Sidewalk?

Can You Ride an Electric Scooter on the Sidewalk?

It’s a reasonable question to ask. After all, it seems like the safer option. Can you, and should you, ride an electric scooter on the sidewalk? In many cases, the answer is no: you cannot. Story after story in electric…

Who Invented the Scooter?

Who Invented the Scooter?

Where did electric scooters come from? “About a decade ago, scooters, rideshares, and e-bikes did not even exist in our vocabulary,” writes Sergio Avedian in an article that asks “is the scooter era ending?” They may seem new, but it’s…

Designboom Review

Designboom Review

"in a world that’s rapidly changing, people are opting for new transportation methods which are more convenient, personal and safe in times of social distancing. the unagi model one electric scooter is exactly what many may be looking for —…

5 Reasons to Buy a Scooter This Holiday Season

5 Reasons to Buy a Scooter This Holiday Season

As we brace for another surge in COVID-19 cases this winter, many people find themselves asking how they’re going to get through another season indoors. The latest CDC forecast is not encouraging, and we will need to work together to…

Security and Locks for Electric Scooters

Security and Locks for Electric Scooters

Micromobility has already helped solve several modern transportation issues, and may reshape the way we get around in the near future. But small electric vehicle owners are still plagued by an ancient problem. Electric scooters present new security challenges, and…

Are Electric Scooters Legal in the UK?

Are Electric Scooters Legal in the UK?

The electric scooter market, like virtually every other industry, has experienced some dramatic ups and downs in 2020. In March, for example, as the coronavirus spread uncontained, The Verge reported that in dozens of cities around the world, share companies…

Why Electric Scooters Are a Must Have for Commuters

Why Electric Scooters Are a Must Have for Commuters

Micromobility is the “future of urban transportation,” analysts write in an extensive report from Deloitte, and electric scooters lead the way: “Adoption rates during their short time on the market have been impressive, surpassing that seen by popular ride-hailing applications…

Are Electric Scooters Legal in NYC?

Are Electric Scooters Legal in NYC?

It finally happened, and not a moment too soon. New York has legalized e-bikes and e-scooters statewide in an agreement reached in April during the last legislative session. This is great news for commuters, students, delivery workers, and all New…

Public Transportation in a Post-COVID World

Public Transportation in a Post-COVID World

In only a few short months, the current pandemic has changed the way we do nearly everything, from getting to work to gathering (or not) in public. Fears of the virus multiply when it comes to public transportation. Public transit…

Rideshare, Subway, or Scooter: The Fastest Way to Commute

Rideshare, Subway, or Scooter: The Fastest Way to Commute

Commuting is terrible, and not only in the ordinary sense of frustrating and annoying. The problem has reached the level of a public health crisis. It wastes an “astonishing” amount of “human potential,” claims The Washington Post, drains our energy…

Electric Scooters: Range vs Weight

Electric Scooters: Range vs Weight

Advances in battery technology have led to a market filled with high-quality electric scooters for everything from tooling around the neighborhood to competitive off-road racing. It’s an exciting time to buy a scooter, but also a confusing time, given the…

Electric Bikes vs Electric Scooters: Which One Should You Choose?

Electric Bikes vs Electric Scooters: Which One Should You Choose?

Micromobility has arrived. Personal electric vehicles are solving last mile problems and replacing car trips as major cities move away from car-centric infrastructure. Increasingly, commuters are realizing how much faster and easier it is to get to work on an…

Can You Ride an Electric Scooter in the Rain?

Can You Ride an Electric Scooter in the Rain?

“No” is the standard answer to the question of whether you should ride an electric scooter in the rain. But can you ride an electric scooter in the rain? There are times when it may be safe to do so…

Can You Bring an Electric Scooter on a Plane?

Can You Bring an Electric Scooter on a Plane?

Wondering whether you can take your electric scooter on an airplane? As with all things air travel-related the answer should be simple, right? As you might expect, it’s not—or not entirely—but the short answer is no, you cannot take most…

Folding Vs. Standing Electric Scooters

Folding Vs. Standing Electric Scooters

If you’ve ridden a rideshare electric scooter—or at least seen them lined up on street corners in your city—you’ve probably noticed that they aren’t especially designed for portability. Many scooters designed for rideshares are standing scooters, do not fold, are…

Is It Worth Buying an Electric Scooter?

Is It Worth Buying an Electric Scooter?

As cities become more crowded and traffic worsens by the year, the old ways of commuting have become increasingly unsustainable. So, is it worth buying yourself an electric scooter?

Getting Scooters to Covid-19 First Responders

Getting Scooters to Covid-19 First Responders

The Covid-19 crisis has ushered in a period of sickness, fear, confusion, and fatigue across the planet. Naturally, we're all looking for a little hope. At Unagi, we're trying to carve out a humble corner of optimism by helping the…

Tom's Guide Review

Tom's Guide Review

"The Unagi Model One powers up hills with aplomb, zipping along twice as fast as other scooters with just a single motor." Click here to read the full review >

Lifewire Review

Lifewire Review

"My Unagi E500 rides were whisper silent and smooth as butter." Click here to read the full review >

Unagi X West Coast Customs: Ride A Work Of Art

Unagi X West Coast Customs: Ride A Work Of Art

We’re all obviously big nerds for electric scooters, micromobility, and electric vehicles in general. But being based in California (and recently releasing pattern and custom color rides), we also respect the long traditions of California custom car culture. Whether cruising…

CES Dispatch: The E500 Is A Big Upgrade

CES Dispatch: The E500 Is A Big Upgrade

Every year, the Consumer Electronics Show brings hundreds of thousands of visitors to Las Vegas in order to show off, contrast, compare, or merely gawk at the latest consumer electronic gadgets and trends We’re also in town for the show,…

CES Dispatch: Announcing Unagi Personalization!

CES Dispatch: Announcing Unagi Personalization!

No two neighborhoods are exactly alike. Similarly, your daily commute leaves a unique imprint on the world around you that usually differs from that of your neighbors, your roommates, and even your spouse. To that end, we think your method…

Rasheed Muhammad, Beverly Hills

Rasheed Muhammad, Beverly Hills

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m2hVBE62LY Rasheed Muhammad is sick of Los Angeles traffic. In order to preserve his sanity, Rasheed has traded his everyday driving habit for the portable and beautiful Unagi Model One. It’s an essential accessory for navigating LA streets -- and…

Rich Lee of SPRO Coffee Lab, Mission Bay

Rich Lee of SPRO Coffee Lab, Mission Bay

Rich Lee, Co-Founder of San Francisco’s SPRO Coffee Lab, wants to share his love for coffee with the world. He depends on riding Unagi to avoid the hassle of navigating the parking crunch in the booming Mission Bay neighborhood.…

Unagi, Deconstructed: How An E-Scooter Works

Unagi, Deconstructed: How An E-Scooter Works

It’s not magic. It might look like a bespelled work of Byzantine machinery unearthed, reformed, and refitted for a new age, but the electrical chariots of modernity are powered by ions, not alchemy. To satisfy the voracious cravings of our…

The Comprehensive Guide to Electric Scooter Laws

The Comprehensive Guide to Electric Scooter Laws

*Disclaimer: Unagi, INC. has used best efforts, but does not in any manner guarantee the accuracy of the below findings regarding electric scooter laws in the United States or internationally. Electric scooter riders or those considering to purchase or begin…

Tech.co Review

Tech.co Review

"If you're looking for an all-around great e-scooter... you won't find anything better than the Unagi." Click here to read the full review >

Unagi x Billie Eilish

Unagi x Billie Eilish

“Rebel,” “Pop Idol,” “Star Child,” “Biggest Artist on The Planet,” are only a handful of the magazine-cover-monikers attributed to singer-songwriter Billie Eilish. At only seventeen years old, Eilish has logged a bevy of accolades, including three MTV Video Music Awards…

TechCrunch Review

TechCrunch Review

"Unagi is the iPhone of scooters you actually buy." Click here to read the full review >

Wired Review

Wired Review

"Light enough to throw in a grocery cart" Click here to read the full review >

TNW Review

TNW Review

"The $990 Unagi e-scooter is sleek, powerful, and light." Click here to read the full review >

Wired Review

Wired Review

"In contrast to the beefy Rev, Unagi's Model One is much lighter, slimmer, and more portable" Click here to read the full review >

Why owning an Unagi beats using Rideshare Scooters

Why owning an Unagi beats using Rideshare Scooters

It’s been eight years since Uber’s historic beta launch in San Francisco, and, despite a deluge of complaints levied by traditional transportation competitors, governments, and customers, the Uber model – and ridesharing at large – has become ubiquitous. Ease of…

Safety

Safety

Unagi Safe Riding Tips Safe riding practices are essential in order to avoid injury to yourself and others when riding an electric scooter. Riders are at risk from cars and other vehicles, as well as unsafe road and weather conditions.…

A Case For Electric Scooter Ownership: The Unagi Manifesto

A Case For Electric Scooter Ownership: The Unagi Manifesto

The Rapid Growth of the E-Scooter Ownership Market A study created jointly by Unagi Scooters and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has found that elect estimate that 35% of scooter riders will prefer to own rather than rent,...

Your Morning Commute - Reviewing Cost vs Convenience

Your Morning Commute - Reviewing Cost vs Convenience

Unagi is proud to announce the launch of its Commute Calculator! As urban commute routes grow in volume and density, prospective commuters need access to current, up-to-date travel information in order to make informed decisions on how to get around.…

Now Shipping! Your Personal Liberation Device

Now Shipping! Your Personal Liberation Device

Beginning today, Unagi Scooters is now shipping its world-class electric scooters to pre-order customers in the United States, and new orders are immediately being fulfilled “The Unagi Scooter heralds a new era for the commuting consumer who simply wants an…

Micro-Mobility Reconnects Us by Supporting Local Culture and Sustainable Development

Micro-Mobility Reconnects Us by Supporting Local Culture and Sustainable Development

“Nice neighborhood you’ve got there. Sure would be a shame if someone put a highway through it.” So says the text over the face of Robert Moses in a meme that launched the Facebook group “New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented…

4 Unagi Approved Dates:  NYC, LA, SF, MIA

4 Unagi Approved Dates: NYC, LA, SF, MIA

We get it. Dating can be tough. The googling, the yelping, the planning, the reservations, the transportation. . .  the process can be overwhelming. Making a good first impression can also be a source of anxiety for millions of single…

5 E-Scooter Life Hacks

5 E-Scooter Life Hacks

We all know electric scooters are fun. The sun on your skin, the wind in your hair – trying one out is not a hard sell. On top of that, there are also the practical benefits of riding electric scooters.

5 Tips for E-Scooter Etiquette

5 Tips for E-Scooter Etiquette

Anyone can ride an e scooter, but not everyone who rides one rides it with the proper electric scooter etiquette.

CNET Review

CNET Review

"The best all-around electric scooter. It's an excellent blend of looks, performance, and ease of use." Click here to read the full review >

The Scooter, A History

The Scooter, A History

Two wheels and a plank. It would be a modest beginning for a mode of transportation characterized by peaks and troughs in use and popularity unrivaled by any other contemporary human propellant. Although difficult to pinpoint, it is generally accepted…

Your Personal Liberation Device

Your Personal Liberation Device

Beginning today, Unagi Scooters is now shipping its world-class electric scooters to pre-order customers in the United States, and new orders are immediately being fulfilled “The Unagi Scooter heralds a new era for the commuting consumer who simply wants an…

Commute Calculator

Commute Calculator

Unagi is proud to announce the launch of its Commute Calculator As urban commute routes grow in volume and density, prospective commuters need access to current, up-to-date travel information in order to make informed decisions on how to get around.…

Engadget Review

Engadget Review

"Unagi’s high-end electric scooter is a mix of design and power." Click here to read the full review >

The Verge Review

The Verge Review

"The... electric scooter you won’t want to share with anyone" Click here to read the full review >

TechCrunch Review

TechCrunch Review

"Undoubtedly beautiful... and will even get you up some hills in San Francisco." Click here to read the full review >

Gizmodo Review

Gizmodo Review

"This electric scooter for adults might replace my need for a second car". Click here to read the full review >

Electrek Review

Electrek Review

"No other scooter compares to the Unagi in terms of build quality or appearance". Click here to read the full review >