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E-scooters could be limited to 12.5mph in UK

E-scooters will be limited to 12.5mph when they are trialled in the UK next month, while an ongoing consultation will decide the final rules that will apply to the vehicles when they are fully legalised for road use. Anyone who uses an e-scooter during the trial period will need to …

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Voi appoints former Bird UK chief

Voi has appointed former Bird UK chief Richard Corbett to head up its UK, Ireland and Benelux operations. Corbett was responsible for leading efforts to legalise e-scooters within the UK Government, and also launched the first legal e-scooter service in Britain back in 2018. He will now be responsible for …

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Velorian launches specialist e-bike signal lights on Kickstarter

Berlin-based start-up Velorian has launched a set of signal lights, designed specifically for e-bikes, on Kickstarter. The Blinkerset, which has been in development and testing for over three years, was created by founder and engineer Eckehard Bahr. Designed to increase safety by increasing visibility while also removing the need for …

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Peter Kimberley named Pure Electric CEO

Peter Kimberley has been appointed Pure Electric’s new CEO. The former Tredz and Cycle Republic supremo joined the company – known as Pure Scooters at the time – earlier this year as international managing director. He replaces founder Adam Norris in his new role, who will continue to work actively …

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my Boo debuts first e-MTB with bamboo frame

my Boo has launched its first e-MTB. my Atakora, fitted with a bamboo frame, arrives on the market as an e-hardtail with Shimano Steps E8000 drive. It’s equipped with a Rock Shox Recon suspension fork and the down tube battery possesses 504Wh. Depending on the configuration, my Atakora can be …

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