Nov 10, 2020 - 04:49 pm

Tier Mobility raises $250 million to expand

The Berlin-based micromobility provider Tier Mobility has announced the closing of a new financing round in the amount of 250 million US dollars (about 211 million euros). The Series C round, the third capital increase of this kind, was led by SoftBank Vision Fund 2.

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Oct 29, 2020 - 01:43 pm

Volcon takes off in Texas

A new fully electric, off-road powersports company named Volcon was officially launched in Texas. Their initial lineup includes two and four-wheeled electric, off-road adventure and utility vehicles.

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Oct 27, 2020 - 01:19 pm

Berlin’s e-bike subscription service Dance collects €15 million

Three months after the start of its pilot project in Berlin, the e-bike subscription service Dance has successfully completed a financing round of 15 million euros. The company of SoundCloud founders Eric Quidenus-Wahlforss and Alexander Ljung is now planning to launch the service in other European cities. An expansion into the USA could also follow.

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Oct 17, 2020 - 12:07 am

Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid GmbH gets a new owner

Schaeffler has sold all shares in its subsidiary Schaeffler Bio-Hybrid GmbH to Micromobility Services and Solutions GmbH, based in Berlin. Series production of the four-wheeled pedelec Bio-Hybrid is scheduled to start in mid-2021 under the new owner.

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Oct 14, 2020 - 02:27 pm

Zero presents 2021 electric motorcycle lineup

The electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero Motorcycles has introduced its 2021 model year, which this time includes almost only optical updates. The 2021 Zero models will be shipped immediately from the company’s headquarters in California to dealers in North America and Europe.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 05:50 pm

Voi adds another UK city as Liverpool goes live

Kickscooter rental company Voi has scored another contract in the previously closed UK market. The Swedish company has entered Liverpool on a trial basis with a fleet of 50 e-scooters, to begin with. The new project follows similar advances on the isles that so far, had mixed results.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 07:16 pm

Polaris & Zero Motorcycles to co-develop all-terrain EVs

Zero Motorcycles teams up with power sports outfit Polaris to come up with electric vehicles, including ATVs and snowmobiles. The companies signed an “exclusive, 10-year agreement,” which Polaris said will help their effort to have an electric version of every vehicle type the company offers by 2025.

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Sep 18, 2020 - 06:24 pm

VanMoof raises 34 million euros

The Dutch e-bike manufacturer VanMoof has raised another 34 million euros from investors. The Series B funding comes only a few months after a 12.5 million euro investment in May and is meant to support VanMoof’s global expansion.

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Sep 3, 2020 - 02:18 pm

Canyon presents four-wheel e-bike concept

The German bicycle and e-bike manufacturer Canyon presented its Future Mobility Concept, a mixture of electric car and pedelec. The four-wheeled vehicle with pedelec drive is designed to be driven on cycle paths or the road.

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Sep 1, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Kumpan releases two fast electric scooters

The German electric scooter brand Kumpan Electric has presented its first models with a top speed of more than 45 kph. The ’54 ignite’ with a top speed of 100 kph will be delivered immediately, production of the 70 kph variant is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter.

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Aug 20, 2020 - 06:57 pm

Bike Share Toronto launches e-bike pilot

Toronto sees the installation of a new e-bike sharing as Bike Share Toronto launched a pedal-assist bike pilot program this week. The pedelecs are available on the app already, while the charging stations will be installed over the next few weeks.

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Aug 3, 2020 - 10:53 am

Urbet presents electric motorbike Nura

The Spanish company Urbet presented its latest electric motorcycle Nura, which will be launched on the domestic market this month. The electric motorcycle is currently manufactured in China while a production line in Malaga is in planning.

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Jul 27, 2020 - 05:41 pm

Lime, Tier and Dott win Paris electric kick scooter tender

Lime, Tier and Dott were granted permission to operate in Paris, while all other operators will have to pack up and go: The three e-scooter suppliers were able to prevail in a tender. They will each receive a two-year contract, during which they will be allowed to use 5,000 electric scooters in the city.

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Jul 19, 2020 - 06:36 pm

E-scooter sharing firm Voi first to break even

Sweden’s Voi Technology is on track to make an annual profit in 2021 after breaking even in June. It is the first big electric scooter sharing firm to do so, the company said this week. The announcement comes at a time in which the market has been hit hard.

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Jul 5, 2020 - 04:52 pm

Venturi’s Voxan Wattman scores speed records

The manufacturer Voxan Motors, which belongs to the Venturi Group, presents its electric high-speed motorcycle Wattman, built to set a new world speed record for electric two-wheelers on Bolivia’s legendary salt lake in 2021. And, the machine’s key spec is indeed impressive.

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Jun 30, 2020 - 03:48 pm

Acciona expands scooter sharing to Rome

The Spanish company Acciona has expanded its electric scooter sharing to Rome. Operations will kick off in the Italian capital with 500 vehicles. According to Acciona, it already has more than 10,000 electric scooters in sharing use in various cities.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/11/10/tier-raises-us-250-million-to-expand/
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