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Tier buys Ford-owned micromobility operator Spin 

Tier has purchased the Ford-owned micromobility operator Spin for an undisclosed sum, allowing it to expand in North America.  Berlin-based shared scooter firm Tier has taken ownership of Spin’s 50,000 vehicles, expanding Tier’s footprint to more than 520 cities in 21 countries.  Following the purchase of European e-bike company Nextbike …

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Micromobility company Spin marks one million e-scooter trips

The micromobility firm Spin has marked its one million e-scooter trip milestone, almost doubling the number of trips made during the London trial schemes.   Spin, the micromobility wing of the Ford Motor Company, currently runs e-scooter services in six locations across the UK in Milton Keynes and Essex.  Since first …

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Spin e-scooter trials in Essex extended to March 2022

Spin and Essex County Council have announced the extension of its e-scooter hire schemes in Essex to March 2022, aligned with the updated DfT legislation. In agreement with the local authority districts, Spin will continue to offer short term hire to riders in Basildon, Chelmsford and Colchester and it will …

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New data reveals mental health benefits of e-scooter hire schemes

New data released by Spin has revealed how e-scooter hire schemes have a wide range of benefits to mental wellbeing. The study explored how nearly 1,000 users felt better as a direct result of riding an e-scooter that’s part of the UK DfT’s public hire trials. The results show that …

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Spin announces global integration with Google Maps

Spin has announced a global integration with Google Maps, helping users take advantage of its e-bikes and e-scooters as they plan their journeys. When looking for directions, Google Maps users can now locate Spin vehicles in 84 towns, cities and campuses in the US, Canada, Germany and Spain. Google Maps …

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Spin adds e-cargo bikes to logistics fleet in Essex

Spin has reaffirmed its commitment to become carbon negative by 2025 by investing in two new e-cargo bike trials in Essex. In Colchester, working with a new local community-based initiative – the Colchester E-Cargo Bike Delivery Project – Spin is trialling an e-cargo bike delivery service to replace and recharge …

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Spin partners with Moovit in UK, Spain and Germany

Spin has partnered with Moovit in the UK, Spain and Germany, enabling Moovit users to find Spin e-scooters. Moovit users can now opt to complete the first and last-mile leg of their journeys with Spin e-scooters that offer a COVID-safe way of getting around instead of driving private cars. A …

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E-scooter hire schemes bring travel behaviour changes in Essex, Spin data shows

Survey data released by Spin has shown how riders across Essex have shifted their travel behaviour since the introduction of the shared e-scooter hire scheme. 82% of Spin users have opted for a ride with an e-scooter instead of driving alone at least once since the scheme has launched and, …

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100,000 Spin e-scooter rides taken in Essex since trials launched

Spin e-scooter riders in Essex have taken more than 100,000 rides since the trials launched. Each trial has started on a small-scale and is constantly evaluated in collaboration with Essex County Council (ECC) and local authorities and is driven by demand. Spin manages per-minute hire schemes in Basildon, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, …

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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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