Tag Archives: e-scooters

Pure Electric to open Cardiff’s ‘first’ dedicated e-bike and e-scooter retail outlet

Pure Electric is to open Cardiff’s ‘first’ electric bike and electric scooter retail outlet on Monday 9th November, bringing the company’s high street chain of stores up to 14. The Cardiff store will sell leading brands of e-bikes and e-scooters and has a Shimano Service Centre workshop where customers can …

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Lime sets target to be carbon negative by 2025

Lime has announced its target to be carbon negative by 2025. The company has also partnered with WWF to create ‘more livable, pollution-free cities’. The Ride Green initiative will include education initiatives to promote cleaner modes of transportation as well as local grassroots advocacy to advance more sustainable urban mobility …

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Visible number plates and curfew introduced to Voi’s e-scooters in Northampton

Northamptonshire Police, Northamptonshire County Council and e-scooter company Voi have all been working together on Northampton town’s e-scooter trial. The trial, which saw 300 e-scooters placed in Northampton town centre at the beginning of September, aims to encourage a new mode of transport that reduces the town’s carbon footprint and …

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Unagi Scooters opens second US store as sales boom

US e-scooter manufacturer Unagi has opened a new retail storefront in Brooklyn. This is the second store the company has opened in the past few weeks, after opening its first in Los Angeles last month. The New York streetscape has changed “dramatically” in 2020, with more people embracing e-scooters, e-bikes …

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E-scooters launching in Cambridge with exclusive trial run by Voi

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, and Voi Technology will launch an e-scooter trial in Cambridge tomorrow, 15th October. Initially, there will be 50 e-scooters available in the city centre, with more being introduced over time. E-scooters will be available to unlock for £1 and …

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Zipp Mobility to operate e-scooter trial scheme in Taunton

Zipp Mobility has been appointed by Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council to run a 12-month e-scooter trial scheme in Taunton. The company, which was successfully awarded the contract following a competitive tender process that received submissions from a number of other international e-scooter operators, will be creating at least …

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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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Pure Electric agrees exclusive retail partnership with Bird

Pure Electric has agreed an exclusive retail and distribution deal with Bird. It will be the exclusive retailer for the UK market, with sole distribution rights.   Bird launched its first rideshare scheme in Santa Monica in 2017, before bringing its technology to Europe in 2018. It operates in 50 …

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Electric scooter scheme comes to Canterbury

Kent County Council, Canterbury City Council and Bird have teamed up to bring e-scooters to Canterbury. Kent County Council has been successful in bidding for a 12-month electric scooter pilot, with the Department for Transport giving the green light for the trial earlier this week. The council appointed Bird following …

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Voi launches e-scooter trial in Liverpool

Voi has won an exclusive contract to bring its e-scooters to Liverpool with a new trial beginning today. The year-long pilot scheme, a joint initiative of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, will see the Swedish-based e-scooter company initially bring around 50 of the carbon-neutral vehicles to …

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