Koreans embrace personal mobility devices


Urban travel: Many South Koreans view electric scooters as an effective way to commute. — AFP

SEONGNAM: Whizzing to work on electric scooters seems to be the popular thing in Pangyo, a tech-savvy neighbourhood south of Seoul known for its quickness to adopt new technologies and trends.

Five months into scootering to work, Kim is beyond satisfied with his purchase and is convinced that e-scooters are the way to go for short-distance travel.

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