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Shared transport charity CoMoUK welcomes London’s ULEZ scrappage scheme 

The shared transport charity CoMoUK has welcomed the introduction of an ULEZ scrappage scheme in London. CoMoUK (Collaborative Mobility UK), says that shared transport options like bike hire, shared e-scooters, and car clubs will be a pivotal role in London’s mobility landscape, as the capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) …

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Madrid awards Tier, Dott and Lime contacts to operate e-scooters in the city 

The Spanish capital Madrid has now appointed three micromobility operators, Lime, Tier, and Dott to run its first e-scooter scheme. In late 2022, Madrid City Council launched its first tender for shared e-scooters in the city, described as one of the most important markets in Europe, by Tier.  A total …

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Booking opens soon for Euro Mobility Festival in Girona

The Euro Mobility Festival in Girona is now into its second year, with bookings for new brands opening soon. Hosted by Sea Otter Europe, an official BikeBiz media partner event,  in the picturesque cycling haven of Girona in Spain, Euro Mobility Festival 2023 takes place from the 22nd-24th September, and …

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Cycle insurer Bikmo announces new partnership to offer bike lease insurance 

Specialist cycle insurer Bikmo has announced a new partnership, to offer commercial fleet insurance to bike leasing customers.  In a new partnership with e-bike subscription service Blike, Bikmo will offer an insurance product for customers renting bikes through Blike, including theft, accidental damage and vandalism cover, both at home and …

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Tier e-scooters and e-bikes hit 1 million rides in Dubai 

Tier’s e-scooters and e-bikes in Dubai have officially hit the one million ride mark, two years after their launch. German micromobility operator Tier introduced its e-scooters in the United Arab Emirates in October 2020, helping support travellers in the largest city in the Gulf region.  Since the launch, a million …

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We’re hiring: BikeBiz and MMB looking for a new Staff Writer

Do you have a passion for all things bikes and e-mobility, and possess a strong journalistic ability? If so BikeBiz and MMB would love to hear from you. A vacancy has just opened to join the BikeBiz team as a staff writer, to work across the BikeBiz magazine, website, and sister title MMB.  BikeBiz …

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Bike cleaning brand Muc-Off partners with EAV 

The British bike cleaning brand Muc-Off has announced a partnership with EAV, becoming the approved care provider for EAV fleets from January. Dorset-based Muc-Off, a leader in bicycle and motorbike maintenance and cleaning products, has been expanding into the micromobility sector, recently launch a range of e-bike specific lubricants and …

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More speakers announced for Move 2023 show

More speakers for the 2023 edition of the Move transport and mobility show have been announced. This year’s event will take place from Wednesday 21st June to Thursday 22nd June at London’s ExCel exhibition centre, and MMB is once again media partner of the event.  Designed to be a meeting …

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Bike.Rent Manager launches new platform with aim of becoming ‘Booking.com of the bike industry’

Bike rental software company Bike.Rent Manager has launched a new platform to connect consumers with rental shops, in the hopes of becoming the ‘booking.com of the cycle industry’.  The brand, launched in 2010 and based in London, helps rental businesses manage their entire operation and the new platform offers customers …

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Fire chief issues safety warning for new micromobility users after Christmas 

A fire chief has issued a safety warning over lithium-ion batteries for new micromobility users, following the Christmas period.  People that received e-bikes and e-scooters for Christmas are being warned of the dangers posed by faulty micromobility batteries, by deputy chief fire officer Dave Walton of West Yorkshire Fire and …

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