Tag Archives: e-scooters

Beryl urges UK councils “not to sleepwalk” into dilemmas of past micromobility schemes

Beryl has signalled its willingness and ability to launch services with local councils who have expressed an interest in running shared electric scooter trials to the DfT. The company’s hybrid scheme, which already includes e-bikes in regions across the UK, encourages users to pick up and drop off Beryl Bikes …

Read More »

ZyroFisher partners with Walberg Urban Electrics in UK and Ireland

ZyroFisher has partnered with Walberg Urban Electrics to distribute its premium foldable electric scooter brands Egret and The-Urban in the UK and Ireland. Florian Walberg set up Walberg Urban Electrics, based in Hamburg, Germany, in 2011. “We are proud to have won ZyroFisher as a partner for the UK,” said …

Read More »

E-scooters: A matter of when, not if

Pure Scooters recently rebranded to encompass all e-mobility solutions, including e-bikes. James Groves sits down with CEO Adam Norris and international managing director Peter Kimberley – now of Pure Electric – to find out more about how this flourishing trend could fuse with the cycle industry

Read More »

E-scooters to be trialled in Birmingham and Coventry

E-scooters are set to appear on West Midlands streets in a trial to help get the region moving once lockdown restrictions start to be lifted. Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), Birmingham City Council and Coventry City Council will now work together to test the technology and better understand the benefits …

Read More »

Transport Committee launches e-scooters inquiry

The Transport Committee has launched an inquiry to explore the safety and legal implications of e-scooters, their impact on congestion and potential contribution to reducing the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. The UK is the last major European economy where e-scooters are banned everywhere except on private land (with the landowner’s …

Read More »

Pure Electric takes over 11 Cycle Republic stores earmarked for closure

Pure Electric is accelerating its growth by taking over 11 of Halfords’s Cycle Republic stores earmarked for closure, securing a total of 85 jobs. Halfords made the announcement to colleagues at the 11 Cycle Republic stores today, informing them that their jobs would be safe and employment transferred to Pure …

Read More »

Pure Scooters to expand into wider e-mobility market and open 11 new stores as part of significant rebrand

Pure Scooters is set to rebrand as it broadens its proposition from scooters to wider micromobility solutions, adopting a new trading name Pure Electric. The retailer also intends to open 11 shops across the UK in the coming weeks, looking at sites including Birmingham, Bristol, Derby, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Glasgow, Liverpool, …

Read More »

E-scooters set to be trialled on UK roads

Plans to allow e-scooters on UK roads have been unveiled by the Government as part of a ‘transport revolution’. Requirements for both e-scooters and those using them are being explored, including a minimum age, vehicle standards and insurance requirements. Local authorities could also have extra powers to manage the impacts …

Read More »

“Revolutionary” new Portsmouth transport plan to include bike hangars

Portsmouth City Council has launched a 16-year transport plan, reports local Portsmouth newspaper The News. It sets out ways to create a more “people-centred travel network”, starting this year and running up to 2036, and replaces a 2011 strategy. Encouraging cycling in the city is key to the scheme’s first …

Read More »