Tag Archives: micromobility

Bosch eBike Systems unveils MY2021 product range

Bosch eBike Systems has launched its new model year 2021 product range with a host of software and hardware updates. The MY2021 range’s headline enhancements include an 85 Nm torque software update to the Performance Line CX and Cargo Line motors, a brand new Nyon display and a host of …

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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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VOLT opens new UK manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes

VOLT has officially opened the doors to its new UK manufacturing facility in Milton Keynes, realising an expansion project one year in the making. The move represents a significant investment by the firm in UK manufacturing and centralises its production within a new facility. At approximately 20,000 square feet, the …

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Rad Power Bikes unveils new RadMission e-bike

Rad Power Bikes has unveiled its lowest-priced model yet, the RadMission. This single-speed e-bike is built for commuting with lightweight and streamlined components, including a high-torque 250W motor (500W in North America) and an all-new battery pack that’s smaller than Rad Power Bikes’ existing version but still achieves the same 40–72+ …

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E-cargo bikes to help local council deliver goods and services

Harlow and Gilston Garden Town has received funding for a fleet of e-cargo bikes that will enable local council services to move away from traditional van and car use and towards active and sustainable travel. Arriving in Harlow this summer, the e-cargo bikes will have a container for transporting goods …

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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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Bike sales set to top £1 billion by 2023

Bike sales are set to top £1 billion by 2023, Mintel has estimated. Around 2.5 million bicycles were sold in the UK in 2019, at a value of £940 million. Following an initial boost to bike sales as a result of the lockdown, consumer spending is likely to drop as …

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Wisper partners with Cyclescheme to provide affordable access to e-bikes

Wisper Electric Bikes has partnered with Cyclescheme, part of Blackhawk Network. This will make purchasing e-bikes more affordable for people as they can access savings of 39% on the overall value of the bike. “Until recently electric bikes were largely inaccessible to customers via cycle to work schemes as there …

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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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Pure Electric appoints Peter Kimberley as CEO

Pure Electric has appointed Peter Kimberley as chief executive officer, taking over responsibility for running the business from founder Adam Norris. Norris will continue to work actively in Pure Electric, focusing on the business’ overall strategy, on the customer retail experience and on developing corporate customers, including the Cycle to …

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