It started with hoverboard batteries —now electric skateboard startup halts shipments

By November 4, 2016Uncategorized
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SILICON VALLEY — Mountain View-based electric skateboard startup Boosted Boards is temporarily halting shipments on its newest skateboard, after two separate instances where batteries malfunctioned.

“Fortunately, no one was injured and no property was damaged,” CEO Sanjay Dastoor wrote in a blog post. “Our engineering team is conducting a thorough investigation and we will update everyone with the results.”

Dastoor personally traveled to collect one of the faulty batteries himself, according…