Tag Archives: e-scooters

BMW Group unveils Dynamic Cargo e-bike concept

The BMW Group has unveiled its new e-bike concept Dynamic Cargo and e-scooter concept Clever Commute. Dynamic Cargo is a compact, three-wheeled cargo bike concept with high agility, flexible usage options and increased year-round suitability, said the company. “Our goal was to develop a concept that retains the agility and …

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Lime bikes now available in Moovit app in 117 cities

Lime’s bikes, e-scooters and mopeds will be available in the Moovit app for users in 117 cities across 20 countries, with 40 more to come in the following months. “In addition to being the largest micromobility integration to date, our partnership with Moovit is a major step towards our goal …

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Time to diversify?

With summer finally starting and many bike distributors still struggling to meet demand in key areas, now could be the perfect time for IBDs to expand product ranges and add another string to their bows. The COVID lockdowns, and possibly the introduction of electric scooter hire schemes, has resulted in …

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Proposed new EU battery rules will ‘harm’ manufacturers, warns LEVA-EU

Trade association LEVA-EU has warned that proposed new rules governing batteries for electric vehicles are ‘a sledgehammer to crack a nut’ and risk tying manufacturers of more powerful electric vehicles like motorbikes, e-scooters and electric mopeds in red tape. LEVA EU made its warning following the European Commission’s proposal to …

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Tier e-bikes launch in York to boost sustainable transport options

York is expanding its e-scooter trial with the roll-out of 50 e-bikes from Tier. Riders can pick up the e-bikes from various locations in the city, including both of York’s university campuses and York Hospital, and ride them on a number of dedicated routes. Renting an e-bike will cost the …

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LEVA-EU to hold meetings on EU battery proposal

LEVA-EU has organised two information meetings on the Commission’s new battery proposal, both taking place this week. The Commission’s proposal to the European Parliament and Council for new battery legislation is ‘no less than an existential threat’ to most companies in the Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) sector, said the association. “The …

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LEVA-EU marks campaign victory as EC confirms LEV legislation is ‘unsuitable’

LEVA-EU is celebrating a campaigning victory after the European Commission confirmed legislation governing light electric vehicles was ‘unsuitable’. The Commission has acknowledged that the Machinery Directive, in place to ensure a common safety level for machinery placed on the European market, is not suitable for vehicles. LEVA-EU, which has campaigned …

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Veer Cycle geared up to disrupt light EV drivetrain segment

Veer Cycle is geared up to disrupt the light EV drivetrain segment with the help of equity crowdfunding. Targeted at the light electric vehicle (LEV) segment, which includes e-bikes, e-scooters and e- motorcycles, Veer’s Split Belt Drive is intended to replace aftermarket metal chains and secure partnerships with LEV manufacturers. …

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LEVA-EU presents new ZEV concept to European Commission

Trade association LEVA-EU has laid out in full and presented to the European Commission its proposals for a new legal classification of light electric vehicles. The organisation has also called for better representation for Zero Tailpipe Emission Vehicles (ZEVs), the new concept of vehicles it has proposed, in a bid …

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