Tag Archives: e-cargo

Birmingham City Council launches e-cargo bikes in time for Christmas deliveries

Birmingham City Council received its first batch of e-cargo bikes last Friday, 18th December. Manufactured by Raleigh, the bikes will be used by the Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) to support community food deliveries in the lead-up to Christmas. In May this year, Birmingham was one of the local authorities to …

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Bosch-powered e-cargo bikes to help redistribute surplus food throughout lockdown

Bosch eBike Systems has collaborated with Food Connect to help redistribute surplus food throughout lockdown and beyond. Food Connect is a food redistribution initiative, first active in Milton Keynes, that was founded by London-based charity Hubbub in June 2020. With the help of a mini-fleet of Bosch-powered e-cargo bikes, including …

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Electrifying the transport sector

The Ebike Summit 2020, in partnership with EDF Energy, took place online last month, with speakers discussing how the e-bike industry can help promote sustainable transport. Rebecca Morley looks at what this means moving forward E-bikes have been growing in popularity for some time – offering people an easier, sweat-free …

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Government seeks views on e-bikes and digital mapping to connect rural areas

Drone deliveries and digital mapping for easy-to-access walking and cycling routes could soon be a reality for people living in rural areas across the UK, following the launch of a call for evidence to help develop the Government’s Future of Transport: rural strategy. The Future of Transport: rural strategy – …

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Trial shows benefits of cargo bikes in improving cityscapes

A trial has shown the potential of cargo bike in improving the cityscape, with pollution being reduced by over 300kgs of CO2. Last-mile logistics firm Stuart conducted a five-week trial using electric cargo bikes supplied by Pure Electric, with each bike making an average of 100 deliveries a week and …

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Raleigh teams up with highway giant to trial e-cargo logistics

Raleigh has teamed up with highway giant Ringway Jacobs to test the potential of e-cargo trikes within business infrastructure. The trial, which primarily took place in London, supported workforces with transporting materials, tools and equipment between sites, as well as providing individuals with faster and more reliable means of transport …

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Open letter calls for Government to support rollout of micromobility vehicles across London

Centre for London and 16 other organisations – the London Micromobility Alliance – have today published an open letter calling on the Government to support the rollout of micromobility vehicles – e-scooters, e-cargo bikes and e-bikes – across the capital… Dear Minister, While we need to socially distance, public transport …

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Ridgeback expands e-bike line-up to 18

Ridgeback has expanded its range of e-bikes. The brand said it wants to offer the “most versatile and dependable” range that it can in this category. It now has 18 e-bikes in the line-up, to cover all types of rider from “a courier right through to a casual Sunday cyclist”. …

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Pashley reveals new tilting e-cargo trike

Pashley has revealed advance details of a new tilting e-cargo trike. The UK-designed e-trike is set to enter production in April 2021. Currently under the project name ALECS, the articulating lightweight electrically-assisted cargo solution will “form the platform for a new generation” of configurable products to meet the growing market …

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Tern reveals latest GSD e-cargo model

Tern has launched the latest iteration of its GSD e-cargo bike. The new model is said to be capable of carrying two children and an adult passenger, plus groceries, and is the same length as a regular bike. The GSD fits riders between 4ft 11in and 6ft 5in with the …

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