Tag Archives: Voi

Voi forced to pull hire e-bike scheme in Peterborough due to vandalism

Voi has been forced to pull its shared e-bike scheme in Peterborough due to high levels of vandalism. Swedish shared micromobility operator Voi has run a hire e-bike scheme, in partnership with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority and Peterborough City Council, for the past two years.  But in a statement …

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Voi’s Northamptonshire e-scooter schemes extended until 2024 

Voi has extends its contract to operate e-scooter trials in Northamptonshire until 2024. Swedish micromobility firm Voi currently operates in 16 regions across the UK, including in Bath, Cambridge and Liverpool. As the Government’s initial e-scooter trial period came to an end last month, authorities have been able to decide …

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Shared e-scooters last five times longer than early models, micromobility report finds

A new report into micromobility lifespans has found that today’s shared e-scooters last up to five-times longer the early models. US-based mobility consulting firm Brightside has released the first comprehensive report into e-bike and e-scooter longevity, assessing the average lifespan of Voi’s shared e-scooters.  The report, titled ‘How Long do …

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Voi launches first wireless e-scooter charging trial in UK

Micromobility operator Voi has launched a UK-first wireless e-scooter charging trial. The Swedish-based shared transport platform has partnered with charging tech company Bumblee Power and the University of Warwick, to trial wireless charging pads at parking locations in Warwick. According to Voi, this new trial could help reduce operating costs, …

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Voi e-scooters boost local economies by £53 million, according to new study

Voi’s e-scooter schemes have contributed £53 million to the economy in 2022, and have helped support 1,400 jobs, according to a new independent study. The new report, commissioned by Swedish micromobility brand Voi, is an independent study exploring the socio-economic benefits of shared e-scooters.   Carried out by Volterra Partners, the …

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One third of Voi users have reduced car use 

Swedish micromobility brand Voi has revealed that one third of its users have reduced their car-use while using micromobility. To mark International Day of Micromobility, e-scooter operator Voi has released statistics revealing how user habits have changed since the company was founded four years ago.  The yearly international user survey …

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E-scooter trials cause confusion around illegal scooter use, says Cambridgeshire police commissioner 

Shared e-scooter schemes may cause confusion around the illegal scooter use, according to Cambridgeshire’s police and crime commissioner.   Darryl Preston, the publicly elected official who helps hold police to account in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, has said that many members of the public do not understand the law around privately-owned e-scooters, …

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Voi hits record e-scooter rides in Birmingham during Commonwealth Games 

Micromobility operator Voi has released its ridership figures from Birmingham during the 2022 Commonwealth Games – a record 66,000 journeys in just 12 days.  Taking place between Thursday, 28th July and Monday, 8th August, the Commonwealth Games saw people from across the UK and around the world descend on the …

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