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Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

Christchurch launches electric bike hire trial with Lime

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.

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Electric mopeds expand micro-mobility options in Italian cities

Helbiz has expanded its fleet of electric vehicles following an agreement with moped operator MiMoto and will make them available in Italy initially and then across Europe and the US.

Electric bikes on the increase across Europe

Electric bikes on the increase across Europe

As Europeans adapt to huge changes in their daily lives to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, e-bikes can play a big part in everyone’s future, according to a report commissioned by Shimano.

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Urban transport experts launch shared micro-mobility division

Mobility engineering and technology company, Superpedestrian, wants to work closely with cities to encourage safe-riding and protect shared public spaces.

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Partnership aims to deploy shared transportation programmes around the world

Through a strategic alliance, Ride On and Enzen aim to deliver urban mobility solutions to help transition people away from the use of private vehicles to more sustainable forms of transport like e-bikes.

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

Ultralight e-bike aims to address the daily challenges of city life

The Eeyo 1 is the first e-bike project in the new Gogoro Eeyo "human-electric hybrid" brand, which has been established to develop innovations in lightweight electric-assisted transportation.

London retailer launches free e-bike loan scheme for NHS workers

London retailer launches free e-bike loan scheme for NHS workers

The initiative is being run by Fully Charged in partnership with industry suppliers and aims to offer an alternative to public transport during the coronavirus outbreak.

Mobility company teams with blockchain groups for automated payments

Mobility company teams with blockchain groups for automated payments

Greyp envisions a network where every vehicle has a digital wallet and is advancing its work on automating vehicle payments for tolls, rentals and green-energy charging.

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

Lime works with London cycling campaigners to promote e-bikes

The company will engage with members of the London Cycling Campaign and local groups across the UK capital to find out their urban mobility needs and priorities.

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

Mobility study shows extent of technology's impact on transportation

The study covers 37 cities across 15 countries and looks at social-demographic changes including work patterns, use of digital technologies and regional development.