Grin’s electric skateboards started rolling in Medellín
Before 8 in the morning there were already 5 scheduled trips. Even when Santiago Hernández, national manager, had not started with the official launch of Grin in Medellín.
Eternal Spring, Colombia and the world have come to the idea of how important transport is in a responsible manner with the environment, and that it is a source of micromobility to our city.
Launch of Grin in Medellín As of today, the first 200 electric skateboards were rolled by the Town, where the pilot plan will be executed. Then, “the idea is to continue expanding towards the laurels”, as explained Santiago and even reach the trend that is experienced in other cities of the country.
Grin already has 3 thousand skateboards in Bogotá and around 8 thousand trips per day; In Cali, 600 models and almost 2 thousand services per day. In addition, they already have their service in 5 other countries in Latin America, where we have had a saving of 2,900 tons of carbon dioxide through 8 million trips.
Santiago Hernández, national manager of the company. How to use Grin?
Grin is an electric skateboard rental platform that connects people in an easy, fun and friendly way with the environment From left to right: red button to brake; QR code to activate the service; speedometer and green button to accelerate. The first thing to use Grin is to download the application, which has the same brand name.
Once there, just log in with Google or Facebook and add some personal information. When you are in front of the skateboard, in one of the stations, you have to scan the QR code that you have in the manual and since then you are starting to count the time of service.
The value is 1,500 pesos to unlock it and 300 pesos per minute of travel. In addition, this initiative is allied with Rappi, which now has a special button for all those interested in using Grin. First Grin School of Medellín
These helmets will give them away in the spaces of the Grin School What are the benefits of Grin? Zero pollution, zero tacos, zero gasoline, so it is an alternative rather than the environment. Also, it’s a fun way to transport. With its entry to Medellin, it generated 40 direct jobs and expects to reach 100 soon. For people interested in this system, the brand will open the Grin School, in a space where it is intended to teach users the use of the application, the skateboard and the traffic rules that must be respected.