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Tier partners with Northvolt to equip e-scooters with greener batteries

Tier has partnered with Northvolt to improve the environmental impact of batteries used for the company’s electric vehicles. A first pilot project will see 5,000 Tier scooters equipped with batteries from Northvolt. The mining of raw materials for batteries and battery manufacturing processes account for the majority of greenhouse gases …

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Blubrake ABS added to Bianchi’s new e-Omnia range

Bianchi has chosen the anti-lock braking system by Blubrake for its new e-Omnia range. Blubrake’s main aim is to encourage people to use light electric vehicles (LEVs), by guaranteeing the safety standards comparable to other motor-powered vehicles. To drive this forward, Blubrake developed an ABS system that prevents e-bikers from losing …

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Gocycle teases new fourth generation e-bike line-up ahead of spring launch

Gocycle has teased a glimpse of its new fast-folding generation four (G4) models ahead of their spring launch. The new 2021 Gocycle G4 and G4i models represent the brand’s “unwavering commitment to its no-compromises design approach” which focuses on lightweight performance and automotive-inspired design. The teaser image (above) gives an exclusive …

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Cowboy launches latest app update with information on air quality

Cowboy has launched the latest update of its app, a new navigation feature that allows riders to plan their routes based on air quality. To supply the data, Cowboy has partnered with Breezometer, a provider of hyperlocal air quality data sources and the same company that supplies air quality data …

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Voi unveils first ‘pollution sensing’ e-scooter

Voi Technology has unveiled the Voiager 4 (V4), an e-scooter that can measure air quality as it travels through urban areas. The V4 has been designed to contribute to lowering traffic congestion and fuels, as well as helping cities to collect data on the improvements. It will be introduced to …

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Bern’s e-bike certified Hudson MIPS helmet now available

Bern’s e-bike certified Hudson MIPS helmet is now available. Designed for commuters, it is the brand’s ‘safest yet’, rated for use up to 27 mph. This new standard ‘raises the bar for protection’, said the brand, requiring 10% more impact tested coverage for the most sensitive parts of the brain, …

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Bianchi launches e-Omnia electric bike range

Bianchi is taking a “significant step forwards in the electric revolution” with the new e-Omnia family. “The “Omnia” in its name – it means “everything” in Latin – mirrors the ambition of Bianchi Lif-e Electric Intelligence programme’s latest platform: to be your perfect e-bike, the bike for every kind of …

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Voi Technology launches new helmet selfie feature

Voi Technology has launched its new helmet selfie feature, which uses AI to determine if a customer is wearing a helmet during an e-scooter ride. It is part of a suite of recently released in-app features that encourage responsible riding habits and improve rider safety. The helmet selfie uses an …

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MMB’s guide to the latest e-bikes and accessories

We take a look at the latest e-bikes and accessories from some of the leading brands in the sector, including Exposure, Perry eHopper, Elvedes, Thok, Scott, Dawes, Continental, Lapierre, Weldtite, XLC, Magura, Kona, ETC, Tern Bicycles, Batribike, Kinesis, EVOC, Oxford, Lezyne, Pirelli, Spank, Hiplok, MiRiDER, Ridgeback, Litelok, Cube, Benno, Argon …

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Blubrake and Stromer develop ‘first’ S-Pedelec with integrated ABS

Blubrake has partnered with Stromer to develop the ‘first’ S-Pedelec with a frame integrated ABS. The Stromer ST5 ABS is set to launch in June 2021. “We’re especially pleased with this partnership,” said Fabio Todeschini, Blubrake’s general manager, “because we believe there are huge strides to be made in terms …

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