What Is Micromobility? (updated: 2023)

James Gross
February 16, 2023


What is Micromobility? 

Initially coined by Micromobility Industries Co-Founder Horace Dediu, the definition is: 

Electric vehicles that are less than 1,000 kilograms (2,200 lb). 

Micromobility vehicles include, but are not limited to, eBikes, electric scooters, electric skateboards, mopeds, pods, motorcycles, dirt bikes, shared electric fleets, and NEVs (eg. Nieghborhood Electric Vehicles often in the shape of Golf Carts). 

Market Size

Micromobility Industries believes the industry for ownership and usage of micromobility vehicles is over 5 billion people

Further reading: 

The Micromobility Definition

The Three Eras of Micromobility  

Where Does the Word "Micromobility" Come From? 

Podcast 140: What is Micromobility and why does it matter (2022 edition) with Horace Dediu 

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