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Lime, Moovit unlock “largest micromobility integration to date” in global MaaS partnership

Lime has partnered with MaaS solutions provider Moovit in the “largest micromobility integration to date”, it said. In 117 cities across 20 countries with 40 more to come in the following months, Lime electric scooters, bikes and mopeds will be available in the Moovit app for users to add for …

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nextbike welcomes OVO Energy as new scheme sponsor in Glasgow

OVO Energy has been unveiled as the new title sponsor of nextbike’s bike share scheme in Glasgow. The three-year deal will see Glasgow’s nearly 1,000 strong standard fleet of nextbikes turned green for the duration, with OVO Energy’s branding displayed on the city’s bikes – which will now be known …

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Wind expands in Italy with Reggio Emilia launch

Wind is further expanding in Italy, offering its service in Reggio Emilia with the of launch 300 shared e-scooters. “We are happy to finally bring our Wind e-scooters to Reggio Emilia,” said Saverio Galardi, country manager Italy. “Wind is already rooted in Emilia, in fact, we have been operating in …

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E-scooter trial launches across Dublin City University

Ireland’s first e-scooter trial has launched across the five campuses of Dublin City University. Launched by Minister Hildegarde Naughton, this e-scooter research pilot project will involve the collaboration of four organisations: Tier, Luna, the Insight SFI Research Centre For Data Analytics, and Smart DCU (a district of Smart Dublin). The …

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Bird launches in-app safety feature to discourage people from riding under the influence

Bird has launched Safe Start, a new in-app safety feature designed to discourage people from riding under the influence. Between the hours of 10pm and 4am local time (hours are subject to change per market), riders attempting to unlock a Bird will now be asked to verify that they can …

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Zipp Mobility launches e-scooter operations in Poland

Zipp Mobility has announced its first expansion on mainland Europe with the launch of e-scooter operations in Katowice, Poland. The company also plans to launch in the surrounding cities of Sosnowiec and Dabrowa Gornicza by the end of August. Zipp will initially create at least five local jobs in Katowice, …

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Voi launches multi-channel brand campaign to encourage safe riding

Voi has launched a multi-channel brand campaign to encourage riders across the UK to ‘Ride Safe, Park Smart’ and always wear a helmet. The ads will be visible across multiple formats, including kiosks and large and small billboards across nine Voi locations: Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Oxford, Portsmouth …

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Voi launches e-scooter trial of computer vision technology designed to stop pavement riding

Voi has launched the ‘world’s first’ large scale pilot of computer vision on e-scooters, installing AI technology that can detect when an e-scooter leaves the road and rides on a pavement, or when the vehicle is parked incorrectly. The operator is working with Irish micromobility startup Luna, whose technology offers …

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Moovit partners with Tier to show users nearby e-scooters

Moovit has partnered with Tier to show users where Tier e-scooters are available nearby. With a shared vision to get more cars off the road, Moovit will show users where nearby Tier scooters are available in real-time in 77 cities across 13 countries, including Germany, France and the UK. Moovit, …

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