Tier pilots wheelchair accessible e-scooters in France

Micromobility provider Tier has trialled wheelchair accessible e-scooters in France, in the hopes of a wider rollout to benefit those with reduced mobility. The German shared transport operator partnered with French start-up Omni to create a solution that pairs wheelchairs to e-scooters through a universal fixing.  Through their partnership, Tier …

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Fire safety and the micromobility market

As sales of e-bikes and e-scooters continue to soar, manufacturers need to reassure consumers that their products are safe. Rebecca Bland explores the fire safety question in the micromobility market This piece first appeared in the November edition of BikeBiz magazine – get your free subscription here Lithium-ion batteries have been …

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Voi launches first wireless e-scooter charging trial in UK

Micromobility operator Voi has launched a UK-first wireless e-scooter charging trial. The Swedish-based shared transport platform has partnered with charging tech company Bumblee Power and the University of Warwick, to trial wireless charging pads at parking locations in Warwick. According to Voi, this new trial could help reduce operating costs, …

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