By Charlie Welch, CEO and co-founder of ZapBatt The revitalization of lithium-titanate As an aerospace engineer and battery expert, I spent many years at defence and technology companies working in applied research, where I tested various battery chemistries. During that time, I realised the great potential of lithium-titanate for micromobility. …Read More »
‘Looking towards the next generation of battery technology’
Laura Hensel, Sustainability Manager, Dott Batteries are a big challenge in our industry. They are made of finite resources, repairing is often impossible due to the protective design, and they are very difficult to recycle. At Dott, as we work towards our mission to free our cities with clean rides …Read More »
What is the true cost of micromobility?
A new study has found that e-bikes and scooters may emit more emissions than the journeys they replace – Alex Ballinger explores the potential limits of micromobile cities “In the way they are currently used, shared e-scooters and e-bikes do the climate more harm than good,” is the stark warning …Read More »
The trends reshaping shared micromobility
By Gunnar Froh, Founder and CEO, Wunder Mobility Operators and city authorities alike are capitalising on growing consumer demand for shared micromobility. They are doing this not only by bringing new services to cities, but also by evolving existing businesses and turning to more innovative business models to increase revenue …Read More »
How AI will shape the future of micromobility
By Steve Pyer, Country Manager UK&I, Spin Now established in many UK communities, e-scooter rental schemes have quickly become a popular, reliable, inexpensive, accessible and environmentally-friendly alternative to cars and public transport for short journeys. With so many positives, it would be easy to see the world through rose tinted …Read More »
Why micromobility needs to be a priority
Voi’s head of sustainability Sarah Badoux tells Rebecca Morley why city planning needs to focus on active travel How best to move around our cities has long been a focus for governments and local authorities, even more so recently following a shift in travel habits during the pandemic. Many campaigners …Read More »
Where should the market expect to see growth in 2022?
By Dan Parsons, founding partner and head of business at London e-bike retailer Fully Charged Recent data shared by the Bicycle Association showed a +8% growth of the UK cycling market in the first six months of 2021 compared to the ‘boom year’ of 2020, and a +52% growth based …Read More »
The future is electric, but not as we know it
Following COP26 Transport Day Alan Clarke, senior director of policy for shared e-scooter provider Lime, explains why the move to a two-wheel electric fleet is vital to the future of mobility We are currently undergoing a revolution when it comes to how people move around towns and cities. From electric …Read More »
How have supply chain shortages affected the e-bike industry?
Lisa Conibear, Zoomo UK and Europe regional director, tells us about the recent challenges affecting both the business and the wider industry Like the parts of a bike, the global supply chain is intricately connected. It goes without saying that all parts need to be working in order for things to …Read More »
Why should businesses invest in e-cargo bikes?
Fully Charged’s Dan Parsons tells Rebecca Morley why e-cargo bikes are growing in interest and how they are helping businesses become more efficient E-cargo bikes have a host of benefits that make them perfect for city deliveries, taking up less road space than vans, easing congestion and improving a company’s …Read More »