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E-scooter operators form micro-mobility coalition
04 Feb 2021
The founding members of Bird, Bolt, Dott, FreeNow, Lime, Tier, Voi and Wind aim to contribute to the development of a coherent policy framework in Europe to help transform urban mobility.
Voi to launch e-scooters that measure air quality in the UK
01 Feb 2021
The scooters feature optional smart pollution sensors, as well as noise and light sensors, to help identify areas with poor air quality and high levels of noise pollution.
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.
Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime
24 Nov 2020
The council wants to investigate how a shared e-bike service might fit into the transport network in the long-term in the New Zealand city.
AI computer vision used on e-scooters to detect pedestrian movement
12 Nov 2020
Electric scooter company Voi is using technology from Luna to sense pedestrians, recognise pavements and react accordingly to ensure both rider and pedestrian safety.
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Funchal mobility strategies recognised
02 Oct 2020
The island capital cities took the top honours at the 2020 Civitas Awards, which recognise cities and towns demonstrating excellence in the areas of sustainable transport policy-making and measures.
Zipp Mobility appoints US e-scooter executive
17 Sep 2020
The company’s e-scooter model has recently been approved by the UK Department for Transport for use in shared e-scooter trials, in co-operation with local councils, across the UK.
Reimagining an EV future
08 Sep 2020
Changing work patterns gives a real opportunity to embrace healthier and safer transport networks, writes Simon Brammer, head of cities, Ashden
West Midlands announces e-scooter trial
04 Sep 2020
Voi has been awarded an exclusive tender and will work with Transport for West Midlands to bring e-scooters to major towns and cities in the region including Birmingham and Coventry.
City of Yonkers launches shared e-scooter scheme
04 Aug 2020
This marks the first ever e-scooter pilot in New York State and is scheduled to launch later this month with electric transportation specialist Bird the exclusive provider.
End-to-end platform aims to better manage sustainable mobility options
08 Jul 2020
The platform helps to coordinate mobile assets and users to provide real-time insights into how they use company cars, scooters, charging stations and other components of the mobility ecosystem.
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.
Spanish energy companies launch platform to tackle Covid-19 through innovation
10 Apr 2020
Positive Energy + is looking for start-ups and scale-ups which have innovative projects that can be launched immediately and developed and implemented in one year.
Partnership could expand smart battery system beyond mobility
09 Apr 2020
EIT InnoEnergy will help Remagen-based e-bility expand its products and services, which include an exchangeable smart battery system with potential to be used for other products.
Charge and lock station aims to solve scooter share problems
04 Feb 2020
Metro Mobility’s ChargeLock station features a patent pending cable design that incorporates charging and locking in a single connector.
Smart pods, regenerative braking and personal air vehicles: Future smart mobility visions on show at CES 2020
06 Jan 2020
Hyundai will put forward its ’human-centred’ mobility solution for cities at the Las Vegas technology show, while Segway-Ninebot claims its new products go ’beyond micro-mobility’.
Google Maps integrates with Lime in more than 100 cities
13 Aug 2019
Google Maps will show users where a Lime vehicle is available, how long it will take to walk there, a price estimate as well as battery range.
Bolt launches e-scooters in Washington DC
21 Jul 2019
The mobility company aims to work with cities on a local level to solve traffic and parking congestion with safe, sustainable transport options.
Guide aims to help cities integrate micro-mobility options
29 Apr 2019
The National League of Cities provides city case studies, policy advice and an overview of the challenges and opportunities presented by the various mobility options.
City scooters come to Helsinki
26 Mar 2019
Vuosaari, the largest district in Finland’s capital city, is to pilot a regular kick scooter and electric scooter service, supported by 30 city scooter stations.
Austin puts new dockless mobility licences on hold
23 Jan 2019
The Texan city is collecting and analysing data to assess the level of demand for currently licenced vehicles before it resumes issuing any more
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
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