Tag Archives: micromobility

Shimano report shows e-bikes on the up across Europe

A new pan-European report of over 13,000 people from 11 countries for Shimano has shown that nearly a quarter of Europeans (24%) already own an e-bike or are likely to buy or use an e-bike more this year, compared to last year, with 11% of the potential e-bike users saying …

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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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Zedify raises over £300,000 from private investors

Zedify has announced the completion of its first external funding round, having recently raised over £300,000 from a group of private investors led by Green Angel Syndicate (GAS). Antoine Pradayrol, director and analyst at Green Angel Syndicate, who joins the Zedify board as investment director, noted the work Zedify has …

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Bosch eBike Systems presents its eBike Design Vision

Bosch eBike Systems is presenting its eBike Design Vision – to mark the tenth anniversary of the Bosch drive system. In 2010, Bosch eBike Systems presented its first drive system for e-bikes. Both the market and the e-bike design have developed rapidly over the past ten years and at the …

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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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LEVA-EU urges European Commission to match green transport rhetoric with action on LEVs

LEVA-EU has said the European Commission ‘cannot continue to ignore a key barrier to growth for the LEV market’, following its decision to carry out another study into LEVs. LEVA-EU wrote to the EC calling for ‘urgent’ legislative change for LEVs centring on the technical legislation for L-category vehicles – …

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BA calls for e-bike incentives as sales “stall” in April

The Bicycle Association (BA) is calling for e-bike incentives after sales figures for April show “explosive” growth for lower-priced bikes but a “stall” in the e-bike boom. The official industry statistics on UK bike and e-bike sales under lockdown have boosted the case for e-bike purchase incentives, according to the …

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