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Tier partners with German start-up to extend battery lifespans 

Micromobility operator Tier has joined forces with a German start-up in a bid to improve the lifespan of its batteries.  Berlin-based firm Tier is now working with Vertical Values, also based in the German capital, to repair and upcycle lithium batteries.  Tier said that lithium-ion batteries, used in electric vehicles …

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Tier Mobility joins European Commission mobility forum

Tier Mobility is the latest member to join the European Commission’s mobility forum, established to encourage the shift to sustainable transport.  Berlin-based micromobility firm Tier, founded in 2018, has been expanding its e-scooter network across Europe, the Middle East, and Australia, including with two trial schemes in York and London.  …

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Tier scooters launch in Belgium 

E-scooter operator Tier has officially launched in Belgium, unveiling a fleet of 2,000 machines in the capital Brussels.  The German shared mobility firm, headquartered in Berlin, is established in more than 175 cities and 19 countries, and has plans to expand further in Belgium. Brussels now has a fleet of …

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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 …

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London’s e-scooter trial exceeds half a million trips

TfL and e-scooter operators Dott, Lime and Tier have released new data that shows the progress of the capital’s trial, with more than 585,000 trips now made, covering a total of 1.6 million kilometres. Around 180,000 people have used the scheme to date and the most rides by a single …

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London e-scooter operators unveil  plans for new ‘universal sound’ to alert pedestrians of approach 

London e-scooter operators have combined efforts to develop a new ‘universal sound,’ which alerts pedestrians to approaching scooters.  With the help of researchers from University College London, the universal sound will eventually be installed on Tier, Lime and Dott shared machines in the hopes of improving safety for pedestrians, particularly …

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More than 350,000km travelled on Tier e-scooters in London since trial launch

New analysis from Tier has revealed that more than 350,000km have been travelled using its e-scooters in London since the trial began in June. The data, released to mark the six-month anniversary of the launch of the trial in the capital, also revealed the top ten destinations and most popular …

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Tier acquires Wind Mobility’s Italian subsidiary

Tier has acquired Vento Mobility Srl, the Italian subsidiary of Wind Mobility. This marks Tier’s entry into the Italian market and, as of now, the first Tier e-scooters will be available on the streets of Bari and Palermo. Other Italian cities will follow in the coming days and weeks. The …

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Tier launches ‘industry-first’ consultation for e-scooter and bike users 

Tier has launched a first-of-its-kind consultation for e-bike and scooter users in York. The shared micromobility provider is seeking the views of York residents on topics like parking locations, user behaviour and rider experience, in the hopes of using the feedback to improve its service. Last month, Tier marked its …

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TIER acquires bike-share operator nextbike

Micromobility operator TIER is today acquiring bike-share company nextbike. With the acquisition, TIER is expanding its portfolio of shared, light electric vehicles with rental bikes and e-bikes. nextbike has been operating bike rental systems since 2004, mostly as the exclusive operator for cities, and has established a profitable shared mobility business …

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