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Tier launches dockless e-bikes in Hammersmith and Fulham 

Micromobility operator Tier has announced its latest expansion in London, launching dockless e-bikes in west London.  Tier, which already runs an e-scooter fleet across London as part of Transport for London’s scooter trial, and operates an e-bike scheme in Islington, has now launched its electric bikes in Hammersmith and Fulham. …

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Significant number of Brits want to switch to e-scooters and bikes to combat climate change, study finds 

A significant number of Brits want to help tackle climate change by switching to e-bikes and e-scooters, a new study has found.  Research commissioned by micromobility provider Tier, carried out by Opinium, found that almost a third of British people would switch to light electric vehicles (LEVs) to reduce their …

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Tier announces UK’s first e-scooter training specifically for women 

Micromobility operator Tier has announced free e-scooter training sessions for women, in a UK first. The new masterclasses, being offered in partnership with cycling social enterprise Bikeworks, are designed to get more people using electric scooters as a sustainable mode of transport. The training sessions, taking place across London from …

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Tier introduces upgraded e-scooters in London to boost safety and accessibility

Tier has announced that its next-generation scooter will arrive on London streets this month in a boost for safety and accessibility. The new model has features to support safety and inclusivity, especially for those affected by sight loss, such as more Tier colouring making the scooter easier to identify, a …

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Tier acquires camera positioning firm Fantasmo to improve parking system 

Micromobility provider Tier has acquired camera-based location firm Fantasmo, to bring improvements to parking in-house.  US-based company Fantasmo uses cameras to replace GPS tracking, with the technology capable of tracking how e-bike and e-scooter users park their machines.  Tier says it has acquired Fantasmo as an investment into its parking …

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Tier partners with Zipabout to bring last-mile journey option to millions of rail users

Micromobility company Tier has partnered with the personalised journey information provider Zipabout, to provide millions of rail users with a sustainable option for the last mile of their trips. The partnership means anyone opted in to receive journey information from Zipabout’s rail clients, including National Rail Enquiries, c2c, EMR and …

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Tier and AI app Flare partner to offer SOS button for road user safety

Micromobility operator Tier has partnered with the personal safety AI app Flare to launch several innovative safety features, including an SOS emergency button. The new SOS feature, which is available for all Tier riders in London and York, allows riders to discreetly call for help if they feel unsafe or …

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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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Tier partners with German start-up to extend battery lifespans 

Micromobility operator Tier has joined forces with a German start-up in a bid to improve the lifespan of its batteries.  Berlin-based firm Tier is now working with Vertical Values, also based in the German capital, to repair and upcycle lithium batteries.  Tier said that lithium-ion batteries, used in electric vehicles …

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Tier Mobility joins European Commission mobility forum

Tier Mobility is the latest member to join the European Commission’s mobility forum, established to encourage the shift to sustainable transport.  Berlin-based micromobility firm Tier, founded in 2018, has been expanding its e-scooter network across Europe, the Middle East, and Australia, including with two trial schemes in York and London.  …

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