Tag Archives: e-scooters

EAV to launch 2Charge with Spin to optimise public hire e-scooter operations

Electric Assisted Vehicles (EAV) has launched the EAV2Charge, a new ultra-lightweight commercial vehicle based on its EAV2Cubed model. While continuing to supply multiple international logistics companies from DPD to Zedify, as well as supporting supermarket deliveries by Asda and Ocado, EAV’s latest design is aimed at the fast-growing arena of …

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Voi partners with Closca to encourage more riders to wear helmets

Voi Technology has partnered with Closca to create a range of reflective folding helmets. From 12th April, Voi’s monthly pass users will be able to redeem their free Voi/Closca helmet online when they sign-up for the Voi monthly pass. The helmets, which are ordinarily priced at €79.90 on the Closca …

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Bird Two adds ‘Beginner Mode’ to increase safety for new riders

Bird has launched Beginner Mode, a new safety feature built for the Bird Two alongside autonomous emergency braking, skid detection and the IP68-rated waterproof battery. Beginner Mode is a gentle acceleration option that lets new riders gradually work their way up to full speed. It is aimed at riders who …

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Voi teams up with Open Inclusion to improve usability and accessibility

Voi has teamed up with Open Inclusion – a London-based accessibility consultancy for inclusive research, user insight and service design solutions. Open Inclusion has a UK wide panel of more than 500 people, including those who are deaf or have hearing loss, blind or partially sighted, neurodiverse, mobility or dexterity …

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Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial begins

Sunderland’s e-scooter rental trial has begun, with the first of 300 e-scooters being deployed across the city. The 12-month trial, operated by Neuron Mobility in partnership with the City Council, aims to provide the city with a safe, socially distanced and environmentally-friendly transport option for those that must travel. To …

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Great Yarmouth Borough Council launches e-scooter hire trial

People can now hire electric scooters to get around Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Bradwell in an environmentally-friendly way thanks to a trial designed to support a green restart of local travel. With the support of Norfolk County Council and Norfolk Constabulary, Great Yarmouth Borough Council applied successfully to the Department …

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European Commission confirms legislation for light electric vehicles is ‘unsuitable’

LEVA-EU is celebrating a campaigning victory after the European Commission confirmed legislation governing light electric vehicles was ‘unsuitable’. The Commission has acknowledged that the Machinery Directive, in place to ensure a common safety level for machinery placed on the European market, is not suitable for vehicles. LEVA-EU, which has campaigned …

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E-scooter trial launches in Copeland

An e-scooter trial has been launched in Copeland – and members of the public can now take part. E-scooters are available for hire from today from their base at Westlakes Science Park and various locations around Whitehaven, with rental times ranging from 20 minutes to 24 hours. Rental costs start …

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Veer Cycle aiming to disrupt LEV drivetrain segment with equity crowdfunding campaign

Veer Cycle is geared up to disrupt the light EV drivetrain segment with the help of equity crowdfunding. Targeted at the light electric vehicle (LEV) segment, which includes e-bikes, e-scooters and e- motorcycles, Veer’s Split Belt Drive is intended to replace aftermarket metal chains and secure partnerships with LEV manufacturers. …

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