Tag Archives: UK

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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Outer London traffic congestion ‘worse than 2019 levels’

Traffic congestion is currently increasing in London and is now above 2019 levels outside the city centre, new analysis by Environmental Defense Fund Europe (EDF Europe) has found. The analysis is based on data from the Waze for Cities Programme, from May 2020 onwards. In the last week, average congestion …

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Voi continues UK drive with exclusive West Midlands e-scooter deal

Voi has been handed an exclusive contract to bring its e-scooters to the West Midlands. Voi will work hand in hand with Transport for West Midlands to deliver e-scooters to 5.9 million residents across Birmingham, Coventry, Kenilworth, Sandwell (West Bromwich), Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Warwickshire. The trial will cover the …

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Zipp secures €500,000 investment as it prepares UK e-scooter launch

Zipp Mobility has secured a €500,000 investment as it ramps up plans to operate several shared e-scooter trials in the UK. Investors in the Irish micromobility start-up include Brian O’Driscoll, the former captain of Leinster, Ireland and British and Irish Lions rugby teams, along with an unnamed New York-based investor. …

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