Tag Archives: e-scooters

E-scooters: A shot in the arm for bike share schemes?

E-scooters are impossible to ignore in today’s discussions surrounding mobility and active travel, particularly as people’s transport habits change with COVID-19. But what impact are they having on bike share schemes?

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Pure Electric to open 15th UK retail store as Kimberley hails year of ‘phenomenal growth’

Pure Electric will be opening its 15th retail store next Monday, 23rd November, on Commercial Street in Spitalfields, East London. The company began 2020 with just one retail outlet in Victoria, West London, and during the course of the year has taken over and relaunched 11 existing bike shops across …

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BikeBiz November edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz November is now available. This month, we look at the impact of e-scooters on bike share schemes, find out how oval rings can benefit all and catch up with the winners from 2019’s BikeBiz Awards ahead of this year’s iteration. This month’s sector guide is …

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Beryl to provide city-wide multimodal smart fleet in Norwich

Beryl is set to become the “world’s first” provider of a city-wide multimodal smart fleet including pedal bikes, e-bikes and e-scooters, having been approved by the DfT and Norfolk County Council to operate an e-scooter trial in Norwich. The company, which recently added e-bikes to its Norwich bike share scheme, …

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IAA to focus on bicycles for 2021 event in Munich

The IAA is coming to Munich in September 2021 and, for the first time, will focus on bicycles. Tobias Gröber, executive director, business unit consumer goods at Messe München, and Dr Martin Koers, VDA managing director, Association of the Automotive Industry, discuss the plans, goals and ideas that are to …

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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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