Tag Archives: Neuron

Newcastle e-scooter trial extended to 2024 

Newcastle’s Neuron e-scooter trail has been extended to 2024, following the success of the initial scheme. Since the launch in February 2021, Neuron Mobility’s e-scooters have enabled 900,000 miles worth of travel, and helped contribute an estimated £8.9 million to Newcastle’s economy.  Following the success of the trial, Newcastle City …

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E-scooters contribute £11,000 each to local economies every year, according to new report 

Rental e-scooters help contribute £11,000 each to local economies every year, according to new research from micromobility operator Neuron. In a study focussed on Newcastle’s local economy, Singapore-founded company Neuron said that shared e-scooters had injected an estimated £8.9 million a year into the economy there.  Around 70% of journeys …

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‘E-scooter education should not simply be a tick box exercise’

By Nathan Davies, executive head of policy and portfolio, RoSPA  The growing popularity of e-scooters as a mode of transport across the globe reflects their promise  of convenience, affordability and environmental sustainability. But as with any developing  technology, safety cannot just be an afterthought or regarded as a barrier to …

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Rider education is key to making e-scooters safer, according to research from Neuron Mobility 

Educating riders is the key to e-scooter safety, according new research from Neuron Mobility.  According to the study, 40% of people want more rider education to improve safety in micromobility. This has prompted Neuron, the e-bike and e-scooter operator based in Singapore, to launch a new online riding school with …

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Shared transport operator Neuron commits to carbon negative status by 2025 

The shared e-scooter and e-bike operator Neuron Mobility has committed to becoming carbon negative by 2025.  Based in Singapore, Neuron operates in Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Canada and the UK, where it offers shared transport schemes.  The brand has published a new report, titled ‘Meeting Micromobility’s Potential’, which highlights …

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E-scooters are five times safer than bikes, according to new study 

E-scooters are five times safer than bicycles, according to a new study published by an accident prevention charity.  RoSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) has released its latest safety report, as the Government is now expected to make an announcement on the potential legalisation of private e-scooters …

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Neuron Mobility trials in England will be extended 

Neuron Mobility’s three e-scooter trials have officially been extended as the company marks one year of operation in England. Founded in Singapore, Neuron quickly branched out to Australia and New Zealand before reaching the UK in 2021.  The company now operates e-scooter schemes in Slough, Newcastle and Sunderland, and all …

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E-scooter operator Neuron Mobility integrates with Google Maps

E-scooter operator Neuron Mobility has integrated with Google Maps, to give users greater access to its machines.  The new feature will be available across all three UK locations where Neuron operates scooters – Newcastle, Sunderland, and Slough – from Wednesday, February 9th.  Users can now easily locate their nearest Neuron …

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Neuron launches festive ScootSafe campaign to improve e-scooter safety in run up to Christmas

E-scooter operator Neuron Mobility is launching a festive ScootSafe campaign in order to remind riders of the safe riding rules in the lead up to the Christmas holidays and New Year’s Eve. The festive period sees e-scooters typically used by more people, said Neuron, some of whom are less familiar …

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Neuron launches major global technology trial

Neuron is launching a global technology trial, set to take place over six months. Starting today, 3rd November, the company will have the first of 1,500 e-scooters in cities across Australia, Canada and the UK. Neuron’s safety-first e-scooters will be fitted with a new ‘e-scooter brain’ which combines three new …

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