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York expands e-scooter trial with roll-out of Tier e-bikes

York is expanding its e-scooter trial with the roll-out of 50 e-bikes from Tier. Riders can pick up the e-bikes from various locations in the city, including both of York’s university campuses and York Hospital, and ride them on a number of dedicated routes. Renting an e-bike will cost the …

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AI e-scooter research pilot project set to launch in DCU

A new AI-powered e-scooter research pilot project is to launch in Dublin City University (DCU), in parallel with moves to make scooters street legal across Ireland. The shared scooter pilot scheme, which will operate on DCU campuses, and between campuses once legislation allows, aims to set the bar for e-scooter …

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Tier establishes new tech hub in Budapest following Makery acquisition

Tier is to establish a new tech hub in Budapest after acquiring tech agency Makery. Budapest will be Tier’s largest tech-focused office outside of its headquarters in Berlin and London, and it will also be one of many new cities in Central and Eastern Europe where Tier will launch its …

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Tier partners with Northvolt to equip e-scooters with greener batteries

Tier has partnered with Northvolt to improve the environmental impact of batteries used for the company’s electric vehicles. A first pilot project will see 5,000 Tier scooters equipped with batteries from Northvolt. The mining of raw materials for batteries and battery manufacturing processes account for the majority of greenhouse gases …

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Tier appoints Ashwini Chhabra as company’s first chief public policy officer

Tier has appointed Ashwini Chhabra as the company’s first chief public policy officer. “Our goal is to be the best possible partner for cities while building the most sustainable mobility solutions for citizens. So it is crucial for us to have the right expertise with a deep understanding of city …

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E-scooter operators launch new micromobility coalition

E-scooter operators have come together to form a new coalition, Micromobility for Europe (MMfE), which launched officially yesterday, 2nd February. Comprised of eight founding members, Bird, Bolt, Dott, FreeNow, Lime, Tier, Voi, and Wind, the coalition aims to contribute to the development of a coherent policy framework in Europe that …

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Tier partners with safety app Busby to create rapid response system for riders involved in incidents

Tier has partnered with micromobility safety app Busby to create a rapid response system for riders involved in incidents on the road. The feature is the latest in a series of initiatives introduced by Tier to improve safety standards and protection for riders and other road users. Liverpool-based start-up Busby …

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Tier partners with Lazarillo to improve safety standards for blind and partially sighted pedestrians

Tier has partnered with Lazarillo to offer greater protection and improve safety standards for blind and partially sighted pedestrians. The Lazarillo app works by providing users with real-time audio messages about streets they are walking, while also helping them navigate through buildings such as shops or restaurants. The partnership will …

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Tier partners with Fantasmo to create “world’s most accurate” e-scooter parking system

Tier has partnered with next-generation mapping company Fantasmo to create the “world’s most accurate” e-scooter parking system. Starting in Paris and York, Tier will implement Fantasmo’s ‘Camera Positioning System’ (CPS), a new positioning technology that is “ten times more accurate” than GPS and can validate e-scooter parking within 20 cm …

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Tier offering private e-scooter owners chance to trade in vehicles for ride credit

Tier is offering private e-scooter owners the chance to trade in their vehicles to be recycled or repurposed, in exchange for ride credit with the company. The operator has launched the scheme to discourage the illegal use of private e-scooters on UK roads, giving private owners the opportunity to enjoy …

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