Tag Archives: UK

Voi launches multi-channel brand campaign to encourage safe riding

Voi has launched a multi-channel brand campaign to encourage riders across the UK to ‘Ride Safe, Park Smart’ and always wear a helmet. The ads will be visible across multiple formats, including kiosks and large and small billboards across nine Voi locations: Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Oxford, Portsmouth …

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Voi launches city guides to celebrate Clean Air Day

Voi is launching city guides for eight UK cities as well as discounts for new riders to encourage people to get out and explore their local area as part of Clean Air Day today, 17th June. Birmingham, Bristol, Bath, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Southampton and Portsmouth each have their own guide, …

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Bird’s e-scooter service expands in UK as rider demand continues to climb

Bird’s e-scooter service is expanding in the UK as rider demand for micromobility continues to climb in 2021. “We’ve had lots of positive feedback from across the community,” said Redditch Borough Council leader Matt Dormer. “Bird has been a very collaborative partner, and we’re pleased to help more people get …

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Covation Holdings establishes UK sales hub for Buzz E-bikes

Covation Holdings is expanding into the European market with a new UK sales hub for outdoor bicycle brands Huffy, Royce Union and Buzz E-bikes. Led by EU general manager Jon Tilley, the company will focus on driving brand awareness across European markets, while working with retailers on import programmes and …

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Cycling UK warns of ‘crippling’ congestion post-pandemic

Cycling UK has warned that an increase in private car use could lead to ‘crippling’ congestion and cost the economy over £15 billion per year, unless more is done to make it easier for people to walk and cycle shorter distances. The charity has raised its concerns as England emerges …

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E-scooter trials given green light in Essex

Pilot trials of e-scooter travel in six locations across Essex have been given a green light to go ahead. Essex County Council, working with Essex commercial partner Spin and district, borough and city councils and Essex Police, is leading on the electric scooter trials as part of its Safer, Greener, …

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Spin offering free rides to healthcare workers and subsidised rates to low-income riders

Spin has launched two schemes, Spin Access and Spin Everyday Heroes, to support key workers and low-income riders in the UK with free and subsidised rides in its areas of operations. Both programmes are now live in Milton Keynes and will also be available in additional locations where Spin is …

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Gazelle to accelerate e-bike sales development in UK with three new appointments

Royal Dutch Gazelle is accelerating its e-bike sales development in the UK with three new account managers. The account managers are Mike Isaac, South, Andrew Nicolson, Midlands, and David Sharp, North. They will all be working together on building a ‘high-quality’ distribution network for the Gazelle e-bike brand in the …

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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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Neuron Mobility set for Slough e-scooter rollout

Neuron Mobility is set to roll out in Slough as part of the ongoing UK e-scooter trials. The 12-month trial, due to commence in mid-October, will see 250 rides deployed across the town. According to a joint statement from Neuron and Slough Borough Council, the operator was selected due to …

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