Tag Archives: e-scooters

WECA’s e-scooter trial hits one million rides milestone

The West of England Combined Authority’s e-scooter trial has now passed the one million rides milestone, with over three million kilometres travelled on e-scooters around the region. Operator Voi estimates that around 370,000 car trips have been replaced since the beginning of the trial, which launched back in October 2020, …

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Wind expands in Italy with Reggio Emilia launch

Wind is further expanding in Italy, offering its service in Reggio Emilia with the of launch 300 shared e-scooters. “We are happy to finally bring our Wind e-scooters to Reggio Emilia,” said Saverio Galardi, country manager Italy. “Wind is already rooted in Emilia, in fact, we have been operating in …

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E-scooter trial launches across Dublin City University

Ireland’s first e-scooter trial has launched across the five campuses of Dublin City University. Launched by Minister Hildegarde Naughton, this e-scooter research pilot project will involve the collaboration of four organisations: Tier, Luna, the Insight SFI Research Centre For Data Analytics, and Smart DCU (a district of Smart Dublin). The …

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Zipp Mobility launches e-scooter operations in Poland

Zipp Mobility has announced its first expansion on mainland Europe with the launch of e-scooter operations in Katowice, Poland. The company also plans to launch in the surrounding cities of Sosnowiec and Dabrowa Gornicza by the end of August. Zipp will initially create at least five local jobs in Katowice, …

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Voi launches multi-channel brand campaign to encourage safe riding

Voi has launched a multi-channel brand campaign to encourage riders across the UK to ‘Ride Safe, Park Smart’ and always wear a helmet. The ads will be visible across multiple formats, including kiosks and large and small billboards across nine Voi locations: Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Oxford, Portsmouth …

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Moovit partners with Tier to show users nearby e-scooters

Moovit has partnered with Tier to show users where Tier e-scooters are available nearby. With a shared vision to get more cars off the road, Moovit will show users where nearby Tier scooters are available in real-time in 77 cities across 13 countries, including Germany, France and the UK. Moovit, …

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Tier teams up with Google Maps for easier access to e-scooters

Tier has teamed up with Google Maps to offer riders a new option when planning routes for the ‘first and last mile’ in 11 major European cities. Riders will be able to locate nearby Tier e-scooters directly from Google Maps, along with information like a cost estimate and anticipated arrival …

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City of London, Lambeth and Southwark join London’s rental e-scooter trial 

TfL and London Councils have expanded the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters. E-scooters are now available to rent  in the City of London and northern parts of Lambeth. Southwark will also join the trial as a ride-through borough. The expansion will mean that the number of vehicles will increase from around 600 to …

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Tier, Nunam enter partnership to extend lifespan of e-scooter batteries

Tier has begun a partnership with Nunam, a German-Indian start-up that is advocating for a green power supply in rural India. Used e-scooter batteries are turned into new energy storage systems to extend their lifespan, improve their environmental impact and support local organisations in India with sustainable second-life battery solutions. …

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Wind sees 500,000 e-scooter rides taken in Nottingham

Wind Mobility’s electric scooters have been used for more than 500,000 rides in Nottingham since the launch of the trial last October. Currently, 600 e-scooters are deployed within the boundaries of Nottingham City Council, and with COVID-19 restrictions easing and warmer weather, Wind has seen a significant increase in rides. …

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