Tag Archives: sustainability

Voi calls for transformation in urban development to create clean cities for future generations

Voi Technology is sharing its vision for the future with an image of a regenerated, car-free Lark Lane in Liverpool, as part of World Car Free Day. Well known as a social hub in Liverpool, with a plethora of cafes, bars, and boutiques, Voi sees Lark Lane as a fine …

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LEVA-EU commissions research into potential of light electric vehicles to fight climate change

LEVA-EU has commissioned research from the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) to examine the potential of light electric vehicles (LEVs) in the fight against climate change. LEVA-EU, headquartered in Belgium, said mass uptake of LEVs such as e-scooters, electric (cargo) cycles, e-mopeds, e-motorcycles and small three- and four-wheeled e-vehicles is ‘crucial’ …

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Making cycling (even more) sustainable

Andrew Richardson, content writer for Leisure Lakes Bikes, looks at how you can boost your bike to a new level of sustainability We already know that cycling is one of the most sustainable methods of transport out there. In fact, studies show that cycling only accounts for five grams of …

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Voi raises $45 million to invest in building a sustainable micromobility company

Voi has raised $45 million in a Series C extension round led by The Raine Group. The funding will help Voi invest in building a sustainable company that will continue to ‘revolutionise’ urban mobility over the coming decade. This brings the total Series C funding raised by Voi to $205 …

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Sea Otter Europe promoting urban cycling for 2021 edition

The 2021 edition of the international festival will be a turning point in urban mobility, an aspect on which the festival wants to focus, promoting its growth and raising awareness together with the Costa Brava – Girona area. And this year it will do so in conjunction with the urban …

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Sea Otter Europe adds e-bike World Cup event, reaffirms commitment to sustainable mobility

Sea Otter Europe has announced the addition of an electric bike World Cup event. The World E-Bike Series – the electric MTB World Cup organised by the UCI – is an international circuit launched in 2019 in Monaco, which, this year, will consist of six events, one of which will …

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Voi launches $3 million City Innovation Fund to advance safe, inclusive and sustainable micromobility

Voi has launched its City Innovation Fund, a $3 million commitment to support cities as they embrace safe, inclusive micromobility. The fund seeks to expand and grow private- and public-sector projects that improve road safety, parking and the sustainability of micromobility vehicles and operations. The company said it hopes to …

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Which UK city has the most sustainable transport system?

Transport is the biggest source of air and noise pollution in the UK. In fact, in 2018, road transport made up around 33% of the UK’s total CO2 emissions. Reducing emissions remains a significant challenge as the UK looks to reach zero emissions by 2050. Amid the country’s rapid urbanisation, popular growth …

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Fleet Logistics launches Global Mobility Solutions arm

Fleet Logistics has created a Global Mobility Solutions unit to support its customers with key issues such as corporate mobility, sustainability, cost and electrification. The move, which Fleet said has been timed to help companies tackle ‘a long list of burning issues’ in the face of COVID-19, will see unit …

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Green turns greener as First Mile launches urban mobility battery recycling initiative

First Mile has introduced a new scheme to recycle rechargeable lithium-ion batteries (LIB) found in e-bikes and e-scooters. With e-scooter trials ongoing, paired with the rising popularity of e-bikes and electric cars and vans, the sustainability company is wary that LIBs will become more and more commonplace in UK streets …

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