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What do e-scooter trials mean for other LEVs?

As e-scooters begin trials throughout the UK, LEVA-EU questions EU legislation on all light electric vehicles… Since 4th July, the UK has been trialling e-scooters on public roads. However, the change in national legislation is such that not only e-scooters are allowed, but also light electric mopeds without type-approval. This …

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Dott set for UK debut following Government approval

Dott is among the first micromobility companies to be approved for UK e-scooter trials after ‘exceeding’ the necessary requirements set out by the Government. The brand’s scooters have been assessed and accepted by the DfT’s Vehicle Classification Agency, which requires a minimum of two brakes, large wheels and good lighting. …

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Remote control e-scooters arrive in Georgia

Go X, Tortoise and Curiosity Labs have teamed up to roll out 100 remote control e-scooters in Atlanta, Georgia. Unlike with traditional scooter sharing services, users won’t need to find a nearby pick-up point. Instead, they can request a scooter to be remotely driven to their home. The outlandishness doesn’t …

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LEV market growth continues throughout Europe

The 2019 results for the European LEV market show a sector that continues to “grow and prosper in all its segments”, LEVA-EU has said. This, according to the trade association, is largely due to the fact that LEVs are sustainable means of transport, which become more and more popular as …

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