Tag Archives: e-scooters

Pure Electric CEO Peter Kimberley on store openings, e-scooters and aiding commuters

Pure Electric opened its latest store in Holborn earlier this week. Rebecca Morley met with CEO Peter Kimberley to find out more As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease and more people return to their offices, commuters are looking for safe ways to travel, and this is where e-bikes and e-scooters …

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First e-scooter trial taking place in Tees Valley

The Government has published confirmation of the first electric scooter trial taking place in Tees Valley. It has also set out guidance on the manufacture, sale and use of “powered transporters” within current UK legislation. Tom McPhail, director of public affairs at Pure Electric, said: “It’s good the Government is …

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EU LEV market continues to grow

The 2019 results for the European light, electric vehicle (LEV) market show a sector that continues to “grow and prosper in all its segments”, LEVA-EU has said. This is largely due to the fact that LEVs are sustainable means of transport, which become more and more popular as a solution …

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Biz Media announces launch of MMB

Biz Media, publisher of BikeBiz, PCR, MCV/Develop, Toy News and Licensing.biz, has announced the launch of micromobilitybiz (MMB), a pioneering B2B news resource for professionals in the burgeoning micromobility industry. Launching today, 1st July, MMB becomes the only dedicated trade news service for the sector. Brought to you by the …

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Local roads: what are the priorities?

Rebecca Morley listens in to a Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum policy conference where speakers met virtually to discuss the funding of local roads, maintenance and preparing for future challenges

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Rental e-scooter trials to be allowed from this weekend

New regulations allowing trials of rental e-scooters will come into force on 4th July, transport minister Rachel Maclean has announced. The first trials are expected to begin the following week. Local authorities and devolved administrations hosting the trials can allow or run the rental schemes in their areas, as outlined …

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Lime launches advocacy partnership programme

Lime has launched a new advocacy effort called Lime Action, aimed at transforming one million of its riders into advocates for safer streets, and more equitable and sustainable cities. Through direct engagement and an easily-accessible online platform, Lime Action connects riders to advocacy organisations focused on safer streets for active …

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Pure Electric opening 11 new high street stores across UK

Pure Electric is opening 11 new e-scooter and e-bike high street stores across the UK between 19th and 24th June. In April, Pure Electric announced it was taking over 11 Cycle Republic stores owned by Halfords. These stores will be reopening as part of Pure Electric’s growing network of e-mobility …

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Research shows public support for rule change on e-scooters

New consumer research has shown support for e-scooters to be accepted for use on public roads, provided they’re not allowed on the pavement as well. E-scooters are not currently legally allowed to be used on public roads and can only be used on private land. When asked, “Given the current …

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LCC calls for e-scooters to have access to cycle tracks

The London Cycling Campaign (LCC) is calling for e-scooters and other micromobility technologies to be made road-legal, according to strict requirements, with access to cycle infrastructure. “Mass mode shift away from car use to walking, cycling, public transport and new, shared mobility options will be essential to decarbonising London’s roads, …

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