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Voi bringing electric scooter hire scheme to Oxford

Residents in the Headington area of Oxford will soon be able to rent an e-scooter as part of a trial to allow residents to both travel in a socially distanced manner and cut carbon emissions. The launch is part of a 12-month trial led by Oxfordshire County Council and e-scooter …

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Vaimoo recognised at CES 2021 Innovation Awards, signs new agreement with Voi

Connected e-bike sharing solution Vaimoo, designed by the Italian company Mermec, has been named an honouree at the CES 2021 Innovation Awards, in the Vehicle Intelligence and Transportation category. The company has also announced the signing of a new agreement with Voi Technology, which has chosen Vaimoo connected e-bikes to …

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Bristol and Bath e-scooter trial area expands as free rides for NHS and key emergency workers reintroduced

The operating area for e-scooters has been expanded in Bristol and Bath, following the successful launch of the West of England Combined Authority’s trial in October. The expansion will allow people to reach new destinations by e-scooter including Bishopston, St Werburghs, Easton and Bedminster in Bristol and Oldfield Park and …

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Voi joins forces with CityMaaS and Captur to help make streets more accessible

Voi has partnered with CityMaaS and Captur to give road users a simple way to locate, navigate and report any misplaced scooters that may cause concern to the public. This collaboration will allow the e-scooter operator and local authorities to make more informed decisions, making the necessary adjustments to the …

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Voi launches $3 million City Innovation Fund to advance safe, inclusive and sustainable micromobility

Voi has launched its City Innovation Fund, a $3 million commitment to support cities as they embrace safe, inclusive micromobility. The fund seeks to expand and grow private- and public-sector projects that improve road safety, parking and the sustainability of micromobility vehicles and operations. The company said it hopes to …

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Voi e-scooters arriving in two new UK towns this week

Voi will launch services in Kettering and West Bromwich town centres this week. Initially, there will be 50 scooters available to rent in Kettering from 4am to 11pm. In Sandwell, there will be 25 Voi scooters available to hire close to West Bromwich town centre with more set to be …

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Voi e-bike scheme to launch in Cambridge and Peterborough next month

People in Cambridge and Peterborough city centres will soon be able to publicly hire electric bikes as they are rolled out by the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority in collaboration with Voi Technology. From the 12th January 2021, the public will be able to enjoy greener and healthier journeys on …

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Voi Technology launches new helmet selfie feature

Voi Technology has launched its new helmet selfie feature, which uses AI to determine if a customer is wearing a helmet during an e-scooter ride. It is part of a suite of recently released in-app features that encourage responsible riding habits and improve rider safety. The helmet selfie uses an …

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Voi raises $160 million in new funding to accelerate expansion

Voi has raised $160 million in new funding led by The Raine Group. Investors including VNV Global, Balderton, Creandum, Project A, Inbox, Nordic Ninja and sustainability-focused investors, including Stena Sessan, also participated in the round and were joined by entrepreneurs and executives to global companies, including Delivery Hero, Klarna, iZettle, …

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E-scooter trial zone set to expand in Birmingham

The operating area of Birmingham’s e-scooter trial is to be expanded to the north and southwest of the city from 4th December. The expansion will include the A38 and A34 cycling corridors respectively, allowing people to reach key destinations by e-scooter including: – The University of Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, …

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