Apr 11, 2022 - 03:05 pm
Voi, Tier and Bolt win electric scooter tender in Oslo
The sharing providers Voi, Tier and Bolt have won a tender from the Norwegian capital Oslo to provide electric scooters. The three providers are each allowed to place 2,667 electric scooters in the city for a period of one year.
Dec 21, 2021 - 12:59 pm
Voi closes financing round with $115 million
Electric scooter company Voi Technology has raised another $115 million in an oversubscribed funding round. With the new funding package, the total volume for 2021 amounts to 160 million dollars.
Nov 9, 2021 - 03:42 pm
Voi presents plan to become climate positive by 2030
The Swedish electric scooter provider Voi Technology wants to achieve climate positivity without certificate offsets by 2030. In addition to switching to local battery production and fully electric logistics, the company plans to further expand its integration with public transport through mobility stations.
Sep 14, 2021 - 11:00 am
Oslo takes a bunch of scooters off the streets
Oslo is significantly reducing the number of kickscooters in the city – from nearly 25,000 to 8,000, and is bringing in a nighttime ban between 11 pm and 5 am. Mobility companies Tier, Voi, and Ryde appealed against the decision at court but were unsuccessful.
Aug 19, 2021 - 02:56 pm
Google Maps show micromobility from Voi, Bird & Spin
Micromobility providers Voi, Bird and Spin have entered into a cooperation with Google. In scores of cities, electric scooters, and, in the base of Bird, also e-bike sharing services are now integrated into Google Maps.
Jun 17, 2021 - 05:50 pm
Hundreds of scooters lie deep in the river Rhine
In Germany, divers have discovered more than 500 e-scooters at the bottom of the river Rhine. Local TV station WDR said rioters had thrown them into the river from a bridge in downtown Cologne. As if not disturbing enough, the divers also discovered something else.
Jun 13, 2021 - 01:58 pm
Electric scooter safety still a subject for discussion
In order to make e-scooters more perceptible to other road users, 60 of the small EVs from Voi will be equipped with artificial sound systems in three English cities (Birmingham, Bristol and Liverpool). However, the measure is not as unilaterally welcomed as the initiators hoped.
Feb 12, 2021 - 07:14 pm
Voi to trial e-trike & wheelchair device ‘Klaxon Klick’
Voi has announced a new partnership with Klaxon Mobility from Austria, making an electric handbike that clicks onto wheelchairs. By integrating the device into their shared fleets, Voi hopes to expand accessible transportation options, starting in New York.
Jan 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm
Free Now to offer only electric rides by 2030
BMW and Daimler’s Free Now mobility platform aims to achieve carbon neutrality in all key European markets by 2030 and is committing more than 100 million euros in resources over the next five years to the shift toward e-mobility.
Oct 18, 2020 - 06:33 pm
Copenhagen to put an end to free-floating e-scooters
The Danish capital Copenhagen wants to ban rental electric scooters from 1 January 2021 in the city centre. They say the measure is primarily out of consideration for senior citizens because riders would scatter the light EVs in public spaces.
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.
Aug 26, 2020 - 03:20 pm
Tier & Voi present new electric scooters & MaaS models
The German electric scooter rental company Tier has introduced a new model equipped with a replaceable battery. The Swedish competitor Voi also includes a new e-scooter model in its range: The Voiager 4 has indicators – a first in its class.
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.
Jun 19, 2019 - 02:51 pm
Germany: kick-scooters now legal and set to multiply
Kick-scooters and similar LEVs are now road-legal in Germany with the official publication of the “Ordinance on the Participation of Small Electric Vehicles in Road Traffic”. Large scale rollouts are underway in Berlin, Hamburg and Munich.
May 15, 2019 - 06:22 pm
Voi spreads e-bikes and kick scooters through Europe
The Swedish sharing provider Voi Technology has now presented its expansion programme for Europe. It includes 150 cities and municipalities and is associated with the roll-out of a number of improved electric scooters and e-bikes.