Shared micromobility operator Tier has unveiled its sixth generation e-scooter, which will be rolled out in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Sweden.
The new Tier 6 features a host of updated features, including direct visual feedback for riders in slow zones, no parking, and no go zones via the display, as well as improved turn signals and better suspension.
Tier will be introducing the new model Budapest, Linz, Varberg and Munich markets.
Dr. Julian Lehmann, director of product, planning and strategy, at German brand Tier, said: “We are very pleased that our riders in Germany, Austria, Hungary, and Sweden can enjoy the Summer season safely and comfortably with the new e-scooter model that focuses on safety, durability and user-friendliness. The new scooter model is a major improvement, both in terms of the user experience and the value we bring to cities.
“With our new Tier 6 scooter model, we aim to set new standards in the micromobility industry and introduce the safest, most durable and sustainable vehicle in the industry. Designed from the ground up for efficient and sustainable operation, our sixth-generation e-scooter model is more durable, modular and has a longer lifespan than the average shared-use e-scooter.”
The key updates on the new tier machine include display feedback for riders warning theme about slow zones, no parking zones and no go zones, turn signals with audio feedback for riders, a new phone holder with improved line of site, improved stability and bump absorption thanks to a wider base and hydraulic suspension, plus an advanced motor and improved double kickstand.
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Tier now operates in more than 550 cities and towns, in 33 countries, its fleet now at more than 300,000 vehicles.
Investors in Tier include SoftBank Vision Fund 2, Mubadala Capital, Northzone, Goodwater Capital and White Star Capital.