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Sheffield City Council takes delivery of 25 e-bikes and cargo bikes from Pure Electric

Sheffield City Council has taken delivery of 25 e-bikes and cargo bikes from Pure Electric. The city will be operating a city-wide Social Prescribing Scheme which is being set up by Heeley development trust in partnership with the primary care networks. As part of this scheme, Pure Electric is supplying 21 …

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The year of the e-bike?

By Jazz Walia, CEO, Tannus Tyres In my opinion, this will be the year that e-bike usage skyrockets as consumers finally embrace technological advancements that have sparked the cycling industry into the modern age. In a new era of city mobility, e-bikes, without a doubt, are going to become the …

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Lime teams up with Pedal Me to launch Ride to Recovery initiative

Lime is partnering with e-cargo and passenger bike service Pedal Me to give Londoners free rides to and from their COVID jabs. The Ride to Recovery initiative, which forms part of the £1 million investment in Lime Aid and Access in the UK, will see Londoners given a code for …

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IAA Mobility: a hybrid platform

The IAA is coming to Munich in September 2021 and, for the first time, will focus on bicycles. Tobias Gröber, executive director, business unit consumer goods at Messe München, and Jürgen Mindel, managing director of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA), discuss the plans, goals and ideas that …

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78% of Britons ‘ready to try e-scooters’, new poll finds

78% of Britons are ready to try e-scooters, a new poll has found, rising to 88% in London. Across the UK, a majority of the population would be willing to hire an e-scooter across all age groups – 57% of those over 55 would hire an e-scooter, rising to 96% …

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Blue Duck looks to continued growth in 2021 as micromobility demand increases in smaller US cities

San Antonio-based micromobility company Blue Duck is looking to continued growth in 2021, strengthening relationships with a growing number of customers and partners as demand continues to rise in smaller metropolitan areas for affordable, eco-friendly micromobility services. Blue Duck provides electric scooters and e-bikes in cities throughout Texas and the …

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Tickets now live for inaugural London eBike Festival powered by Shimano Steps

Tickets are now available for the inaugural London eBike Festival, in partnership with Shimano Steps, and The Cycle Show. The event is set to take place at Alexandra Palace from 25th-27th June. Prices will start from £16 and include full access to all aspects of the show. VIP passes will …

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Vaimoo recognised at CES 2021 Innovation Awards, signs new agreement with Voi

Connected e-bike sharing solution Vaimoo, designed by the Italian company Mermec, has been named an honouree at the CES 2021 Innovation Awards, in the Vehicle Intelligence and Transportation category. The company has also announced the signing of a new agreement with Voi Technology, which has chosen Vaimoo connected e-bikes to …

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21 illegal e-scooters seized by Greater Manchester Police in less than three months

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) seized 21 electric scooters in less than three months in the lead-up to Christmas as part of a crackdown on their illegal use on roads, pavements, cycle lanes and other public places. Despite the increased popularity in the use of e-scooters, GMP officers are reminding people …

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E-mobility specialist Pure Electric launches campaign for ‘Cycle in Retirement’ plan

Pure Electric has called on the Government to encourage over 65s to get back in the saddle through a new, nationwide ‘Cycle in Retirement’ scheme. Under the plans, retired Brits would be given a 20% discount on a new bike or e-bike of their choice through a voucher scheme linked to …

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