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Taunton’s e-scooter trial extends to Bathpool and Monkton Heathfield

Taunton’s e-scooter trial is being extended out to Bathpool and Monkton Heathfield. The trial, being run by SWT with Zipp Mobility, provides a zero-carbon way to get around town and allow for social distancing. Since the launch in Taunton in October 2020, the scheme has registered over 6,000 users, making …

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Zipp Mobility to create 30 new jobs following successful year for company

Irish micromobility start-up Zipp Mobility is planning to create at least 30 additional jobs in the coming year as it gears up to launch e-scooter services across Ireland once new legislation is passed into law. The follows on from a successful year for the company in which it secured €1.1 …

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Zipp Mobility to operate e-scooter trial scheme in Taunton

Zipp Mobility has been appointed by Somerset West and Taunton (SWT) Council to run a 12-month e-scooter trial scheme in Taunton. The company, which was successfully awarded the contract following a competitive tender process that received submissions from a number of other international e-scooter operators, will be creating at least …

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Zipp Mobility appoints new COO, accelerates e-scooter trial plans

Zipp Mobility has appointed Peter McGannon-Gomez as COO as part of plans to accelerate its shared e-scooter trial operations across the UK. McGannon-Gomez previously served as vice president of operations a Blue Duck Scooters, a San Antonio-based company operating e-scooters in seven cities across Texas and the south-east. Zipp was …

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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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Zipp Mobility approved for UK e-scooter trials

Zipp Mobility has been cleared by the DfT to partake in UK e-scooter trials as part of a strategy to explore greener and more socially-distanced methods of urban transport. The Dublin-based micromobility start-up, founded as recently as 2019, provides dockless e-scooters and is headquartered at the Centre for New Ventures …

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