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Micro-mobility companies co-design commercial vehicle
14 Apr 2021
The ultra-lightweight vehicle, designed by Electric Assisted Vehicles and Spin, is aimed at e-scooter companies that need to redeploy their vehicles to meet demand and replace batteries.
Spin launches long-term subscription hire model in UK county
22 Mar 2021
Residents of Braintree, Essex, will be able to access Spin’s e-scooters for a monthly flat fee as the UK starts to ease national lockdown measures.
E-scooter company educates riders on disabled safety etiquette
25 Feb 2021
Ford-owned Spin is working with sight loss charity London Vision to incorporate a framework of training material into a disability awareness safety module.
Spin to bring remotely operated e-scooters to cities in 2021
27 Jan 2021
It marks the first concrete plans to roll out the three-wheeled e-scooter, the Spin S-200, which has been co-developed with Segway-Ninebot, via a partnership between Spin and Tortoise.
Spin to equip its e-scooters with on-vehicle artificial intelligence
17 Dec 2020
Through a partnership with Drover AI, the Ford Motor Company unit will use the technology to detect improper sidewalk riding and parking in cities across the US and UK.
Micro-mobility company launches research fund for use of e-scooters
26 Nov 2020
Research will focus on the various safety aspects of e-scooter use as well as rider travel behaviour and the challenges and opportunities of the integration of e-scooters within a city.
Spin launches e-scooter trial in Milton Keynes
24 Aug 2020
The Ford-owned micro-mobility unit is working closely with the council to roll out its fleet responsibly and said public safety is the top priority.
Spin sets carbon negative sustainability goal by 2025
05 Aug 2020
The Ford micro-mobility company will seek to achieve sustainability goals through a combination of electrifying operations, renewable power and “aggressive mode” shift away from private automobiles.
UK to fast-track e-scooter rental trials to test safety and green credentials
01 Jul 2020
The first trials, due to last for 12 months, are expected to begin next week and will be closely monitored so the government can assess the benefits of e-scooters and their impact on public space.
Spin announces first international micro-mobility launch in Cologne
16 Jun 2020
The Ford Motor Company subsidiary’s e-scooters can be rented for €0.30 per minute and further deployments will follow in the German cities of Dortmund and Essen.
Major US cities partner for micro-mobility pilot
21 Mar 2019
Charlotte, Detroit and Omaha are using the Passport mobility platform to better manage scooter deployments and their kerbsides.
Ford makes smart move to acquire scooter firm
12 Nov 2018
Company seeks to build a mobility portfolio to help customers get places more easily, more quickly and less expensively
Spin launches Pin ICO
26 Jan 2018
The US bike-sharing company is aiming to build a blockchain-based reputation and rewards protocol for its network of shared bikes and partners
City of Aurora Spins into bike-share action
31 Oct 2017
It is the first of several Colorado cities to adopt the stationless, GPS-enabled smart bike-share system from Spin
Dockless in Seattle
28 Jul 2017
The bike-share service LimeBike is deploying 500 dockless bikes in the Washington state city, which it claims have been built for its streets
First dockless bike-share launches in Seattle
18 Jul 2017
Spin’s technology requires no fixed racks and allows bikes to be parked anywhere legal and responsible
Spin gears up for dockless bikesharing in US
26 May 2017
The San Francisco-based start-up claims its approach to bikeshare is unique in that it requires no public funding
07 May 2021
Cities look to climate-friendly greenbacks to fund smart projects
With technology set to play a key part in the global recovery from the pandemic, we explore evolving funding methods that are helping cash-strapped cities get smart.
Think Tank: Building Circular Cities
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Rebuilding green: Analysing the Biden infrastructure plan
OnDemand Webinar: Kyoto: the Japanese start-up community powering the future of smart cities
eBook: Smart City Solutions for a Riskier World
Watch: Cloudera and IBM Storage discuss how cities can unlock the true value of their data
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