Tag: Micromobility

Jan 11, 2022 - 03:42 pm

Bolt Technologies closes largest funding round to date

Bolt Technology, easily tagged as Estonia’s answer to Uber, has completed its largest funding round to date. Investors poured 628 million euros into the company, which had received another €600Mn in financing only last year. Bolt’s e-scooter hire is but one part of the growing business.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 03:54 pm

Lime gathers 523 million dollars

The electric scooter and e-bike sharing provider Lime has raised 523 million US dollars in an oversubscribed financing round. With the fresh capital, among other things, Lime wants to bring its vehicles to more cities. Lime is also aiming to go public in 2022.

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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.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 04:21 pm

Gogoro to become publicly listed and expand

Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro and Poema Global Holdings, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, have announced a definitive agreement resulting in Gogoro becoming a publicly listed company. The proceeds should propel expansion in India, China and Southeast Asia.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 04:37 pm

CityBike & Vaimoo bring 5100 e-bikes to Stockholm

In Sweden, the Spanish micromobility company CityBike Global has signed an agreement with the city of Stockholm to implement one of the largest e-bike sharing services in Europe. The plan is to deliver over 5,100 e-bikes to the Swedish capital.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 03:02 pm

Bosch enables ebikes to go further and smarter

Bosch has presented its innovations for the upcoming e-bike season including a smart system and a new app for more connectivity. The German engineering and technology company has also revealed a new battery – its largest e-bike battery to date – with a capacity of 750 Wh.

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Aug 4, 2021 - 02:09 pm

Felyx expands micromobility in 3 German cities

The Dutch micromobility company Felyx is expanding in Europe. In Germany, the company is spreading out to Berlin and increasing its existing fleets in Düsseldorf and Hamburg. Felyx is now putting another 1,500 electric moped scooters on German streets.

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Jun 24, 2021 - 05:07 pm

Balearic Islands launch new EV subsidies

The government of the Balearic Islands has launched a new round of subsidies for the purchase of electric cars and the installation of charging stations under the Spanish eMobility subsidy program Moves III.

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Jun 24, 2021 - 11:18 am

Foxconn & Gogoro team up to expand battery swapping

Apple supplier Foxconn and scooter maker Gogoro today announced an MoU to speed up the expansion of Gogoro’s battery swapping system. Gogoro will use Foxconn’s extensive production capacities to scale up, given recent market announcements in India and China.

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Mar 16, 2021 - 03:26 pm

Bird to double its fleet of electric scooters in Europe

Bird has announced plans to invest 125 million euros in expanding its offering in Europe. The micromobility provider plans to double its presence in Europe over the spring and summer by relaunching in 50 cities and expanding its offering in existing cities.

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Mar 12, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Polestar, Hydro, Grcic & Cake design new transport BEV

German industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has teamed up with electric car brand Polestar, aluminium manufacturer Hydro and electric motorcycle maker Cake to create a concept of a multifunctional electric cargo vehicle for the city of the future called ‘Re:Move’.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 02:56 pm

Lime pushes $50Mn to expand e-bikes launches

Lime is investing $50 million in new e-bikes compatible with their incoming fourth scooter generation. The investment primarily aims to expand Lime’s ride-sharing fleets in Europe, with 15 cities poised to receive the e-bikes.

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Jan 26, 2021 - 06:36 pm

Arcimoto to acquire Tilting Motor Works

US firm Arcimoto, known for its light electric vehicles, has reached an agreement to acquire Tilting Motor Works, the creator of the TriO three-wheel conversion kit for touring motorcycles.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 03:06 pm

Seat Mó to export e-scooter from early 2021

Seat has started series production of its Seat Mó eScooter 125 electric scooters with e-motorcycle manufacturer Silence. The electric scooter is already being used in sharing applications in Barcelona, and the e-scooter will also be available in Germany, France, Italy, Austria and Sweden in the first quarter of 2021.

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Dec 16, 2020 - 07:09 pm

India: Ola invests €265 million in e-scooter plant

India may see what Ola deems the world’s largest e-scooter factory being built next year. The Indian ride-service provider has just announced the intent of construction with an investment of 324 million dollars (€265M). The company also wants to sell in Europe and global markets.

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Dec 16, 2020 - 05:37 pm

Valeo & Effigear adapt 48V system for e-bikes

The French automotive supplier Valeo is now adapting its 48V systems for electric bicycles. The supplier is launching a solution in cooperation with Effigear that combines a 48V electric motor with an adaptive seven-speed automatic transmission.

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Sep 22, 2020 - 09:18 pm

Kick-scooter culture yet to kick in

A twelve-month trial with electric kick-scooters in Coventry, England, has been paused only five days after it started. Contrary to regulations, the vehicles were used on sidewalks and discarded throughout the city. The Council is now reviewing the best way to ensure the e-scooters are used appropriately.

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Jul 29, 2020 - 09:38 pm

The Deliverator brings Wahlburgers to Key West

Arcimoto has just announced its newest Deliverator pilot program with Wahlburgers in California, USA. Arcimoto’s three-wheel electric delivery vehicle will begin making zero-emission deliveries starting this August.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 01:58 pm

Electric kick scooter racing to launch in 2021

From 2021, a new and unprecedented racing series is set to cause a sensation: the eSkootr Championship. Racing drivers and other competitive athletes will compete on special courses in international cities with electric kick-scooters capable of speeds of up to 100 km/h.

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May 26, 2020 - 04:38 pm

Kia is considering an ultra-small electric car

Kia is examining plans to build a purely electric miniature car in the style of the Citroën Ami. Although the South Korean company has not revealed a timetable for these plans, it seems that Kia is already considering a new distribution model for the electric microcar.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/01/11/ford-scooter-sharing-spin-exits-all-open-permit-markets/
11.01.2022 16:24