Tag Archives: e-scooters

Unagi rolls out e-scooter subscriptions in New York, LA

Unagi has launched e-scooter subscriptions – initially throughout New York and Los Angeles – as it looks to give users the freedom to “navigate streets on their own terms”. Unagi All-Access is available for $39 (£30) per month including maintenance and insurance for theft and damage. “This model is well-suited …

Read More »

The role of 5G in the e-mobility revolution

As COVID-19 disrupts the way we travel in the short-term, rental e-scooters are emerging as a new option after UK trials began on 4th July. It is anticipated that more than 50 local authorities across the country will begin operating scooter trials in partnership with scooter rental companies who have …

Read More »

Cambridgeshire, Peterborough poised for Voi e-scooter launch

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are set to play host to expanded e-scooter trials as European operator Voi arrives in the UK. The European operator has been appointed on a 12-month trial basis to provide both e-bikes and e-scooters across the region. E-scooters will be tested in the centre of Cambridge in …

Read More »

“Small number of idiots” will not halt e-scooter trials

The roll-out of e-scooters throughout Teeside is expected to go ahead despite reports of misuse. The company behind the UK’s first trial rental scheme, Ginger, said it recognises the issues and is making changes, including increased checks. The rides are expected to be available in Redcar and Hartlepool in late …

Read More »

Helbiz expands e-scooter operation into Virginia

Helbiz has rolled out e-scooters across Alexandria and Arlington in Virginia. The micromobility company has made an initial 200 e-scooters available in Alexandria, while 100 have arrived in Arlington. The move follows a successful launch in Washington DC. “In these unprecedented times, when everyone around the world is encouraged to …

Read More »

Zego partners with Ginger to insure e-scooter trials

Zego has partnered with e-scooter company Ginger to provide insurance for the UK’s first-ever e-scooter trial. Ginger has deployed 300 scooters as part of the trial. Zego’s policy covers all units and is fully integrated into Ginger’s sign-up process to ensure that users have the government’s required third-party liability insurance. …

Read More »

Advanced tracking, voice guidance and emergency 999 buttons: e-scooters are more than a simple transport alternative

Neuron Mobility weighs in on a transport revolution ahead of its launch in the UK E-scooters could become a key new mode of transport after the Government legalised the use of shared e-scooters this month, to give people a more individual transport option that allows them to continue social distancing …

Read More »

The rise of micromobility on-demand

Global Market Insights outlines how the bike-sharing sector will witness significant developments over the next few years… Over the years, the bike-sharing market has gained remarkable momentum due to the initiatives undertaken by Governments to reduce the levels of carbon emission. According to 2018 data, emissions from the transport sector …

Read More »

Grover launches first e-scooter

Grover has introduced its first e-scooter under its own micromobility sub-brand GroverGo. The move, according to the company, comes after a successful introduction of e-scooters into its product range in early 2019. The new model is based on customer survey insights, which reveal that GroverGo subscribers use their scooters for …

Read More »

Newcastle declared ‘most e-scooter-friendly’ city amid UK trials

Newcastle is the city most prepared for an e-scooter revolution, according to Uswitch research. The E-Scootability Index, which takes into account data from Britain’s 40 most populated cities, come as initial UK trials take place in Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar, Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees. The data is based on air quality, …

Read More »