Jan 26, 2023 - 02:03 pm
Onto raises £100 mn to continue EV subscriptions
Electric car subscription service Onto raises £100 million (nearly €114 mn) from global investment group CDPQ and asset manager Pollen Street. This will enable Onto to expand the UK fleet; however, internationalisation appears to be on the back burner.
Aug 30, 2022 - 04:11 pm
ESB launches e-bike sharing pilot in Dublin
Irish energy supplier ESB has launched an e-bike pilot project in Dublin called ESB eBikes. The trial will run for ten months and includes 112 bikes with 14 charging stations in some of Dublin’s busiest commuter locations. ESB also won experienced partners.
Aug 8, 2022 - 02:21 pm
UFODrive launches Tesla rentals in San Francisco
Europe’s electric car rental company UFODrive landed in San Francisco, making the city the first foray into the United States. Their US launch follows the company’s rapid growth in European cities, including London, Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam and Dublin, since its founding in 2018.
Aug 2, 2022 - 02:26 pm
EV rental service Autonomy to add 20,000 EVs by 2023
California’s EV subscription service Autonomy has partnered with America’s largest automotive retailer AutoNation. Autonomy wants to expand the portfolio from Tesla cars into several EV brands and launch in more states across the US.
Jan 24, 2022 - 01:47 pm
Autonomy launches Tesla subscriptions in California
‘Autonomy’ is a new offer in California where TrueCar founder Scott Painter offers Tesla Model 3 cars for a monthly flat rate. The new venture has acquired about 100 vehicles from Tesla and has ambitious expansion plans.
Oct 6, 2021 - 09:42 pm
GoTo Global takes over Emmy
The Israeli company GoTo Global Mobility is taking over the Berlin-based electric scooter sharer Emmy. The acquisition is meant to expand GoTo Global’s European presence to reach its goal of expanding to every major European city by 2025.
Jul 28, 2021 - 04:14 pm
Onto raises €148Mn to expand EV subscription service
UK electric car subscription service Onto says it has raised 175 million dollars in a new financing round. Alfvén & Didrikson and Pollen Street Capital led the Series B funding round, with the most prominent investor being TotalEnergies. The investment follows Onto’s significant growth in recent months.
Mar 17, 2021 - 04:40 pm
Daimler & BMW write-off Free Now scooter brand Hive
BMW and Daimler’s mobility provider Free Now appears to have discontinued its e-scooter brand Hive without much ado at the end of last year. Free Now was to save high investments in hardware and logistics due when operating a scooter fleet.
Feb 9, 2021 - 02:19 pm
Onto expands EV subscription fleet once more
British EV subscription service Onto continues on building the fleet as the company adds Hyundai electric cars to the fleet. They join a base of electric vehicles from PSA but also Tesla, BMW and Jaguar.
Dec 7, 2019 - 05:13 pm
Toyota invests in May Mobility e-shuttle start-up
Toyota has just led May Mobility’s B round financing totalling $50M, which also included BMW iVentures. The financing should allow the Michigan-based startup to expand every aspect of the company and its autonomous electric shuttle fleet.