Infrastructure

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Neuron launches major global technology trial

Neuron is launching a global technology trial, set to take place over six months. Starting today, 3rd November, the company will have the first of 1,500 e-scooters in cities across Australia, Canada and the UK. Neuron’s safety-first e-scooters will be fitted with a new ‘e-scooter brain’ which combines three new …

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100 million car and taxi trips in city regions could be replaced by e-bikes, report shows

Over 100 million car and taxi trips made in city regions each year could instead be on e-bikes if the Government is able to deliver its target for mode shift to cycling, according to a new report by consultants Steer for the Urban Transport Group (UTG). The report, Fully charged: …

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Voi celebrates first anniversary in West of England as trial extended until 2022

Voi is celebrating the first anniversary of launching in the West of England by announcing that its trial has been extended until March 2022. Delivered in partnership with Voi, the West of England Combined Authority and the regional councils, the scheme has proven to be popular and successful. The Combined …

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Dott e-scooters and e-bikes now available on Google Maps

Dott’s e-scooters and e-bikes are now available on Google Maps. When planning a journey, users of Google Maps will now find Dott’s e-scooters and e-bikes as a travel option, along with estimates for cost and travel time. The feature is now available in Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, …

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Voi launches environmental Impact Dashboard to help riders make more sustainable transport choices

Voi is launching an environmental Impact Dashboard in the Voi app to inform riders about the CO2 emissions and air quality impact of their journeys. The dashboard is designed to raise awareness about the environmental impact of different mobility choices and allow riders to make more sustainable and informed transport …

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HumanForest users clock up 70,000 miles in capital

HumanForest users have clocked up 70,000 miles on the capital’s roads, a month after the launch in London. The success of the micromobility solution throughout September and into October comes in the run-up to COP26, where Governments will set out their commitments as to how they can reduce carbon emissions …

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LEVA-EU calls on Dutch government to abandon LEV plans

Trade association LEVA-EU is calling on the Dutch government to halt plans to introduce national rules for a number of light electric vehicles, which it says will breach European legislation. LEVA-EU, headquartered in Belgium, has announced it is ‘stepping up’ its lobbying of both the Dutch Parliament and the European …

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Lime helping Londoners fight air pollution with ULEZ scrappage scheme

Lime is offering drivers the chance to swap their old car for over £1,000 of free e-bike and e-scooter rides to mark the expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Any local resident within one of Lime’s London service areas who can prove they have scrapped their non-ULEZ compliant …

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Spin e-scooter trials in Essex extended to March 2022

Spin and Essex County Council have announced the extension of its e-scooter hire schemes in Essex to March 2022, aligned with the updated DfT legislation. In agreement with the local authority districts, Spin will continue to offer short term hire to riders in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester and it will …

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Voi celebrates one year anniversary in Liverpool as e-scooter trial extends until March 2022

Voi is celebrating its first anniversary of launching in Liverpool last October. The trial scheme, which is delivered in partnership with the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, has proven to be ‘one of the most popular and successful in Europe’. In recognition of this, the e-scooter …

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