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What You Need To Know This Week
Rad Power Bikes partners with Berlin-based e-bike subscription service, Cycle, on a last-mile delivery pilot.
The Wall Street Journal is the latest mainstream publication to highlight the benefits of ebikes and bike commuting as viable transportation alternatives.
Infrastructure. Infrastructure. Infrastructure. A recent report from Tier shows that a 1/3rd of London riders feel too exposed to other vehicles on roads, and the lack of suitable infrastructure is a barrier to adopting micromobility for transportation.
Imagine if gas stations were micromobility transit hubs. Brompton Bike Hire made that vision a reality when they converted a gas station into an ebike transport hub on World Car-Free Day.
The Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer Vässla celebrates World Car Free Day with the launch of the Pedal bike - an affordable, simple bike designed to fit anyone.
UK micromobility manufacturer and retailer Pure Electric tease a folding scooter to launch in early October.
California-based electric motorcycle manufacturer Zero launched the adventure DSR/X motorbike with a range of up to 180 miles.
In Paris, trips by car have dropped about 45 percent since 1990 and the share of cyclists has increased 10x.
Can an ebike last forever? Dutch bike builder, Roetz, launched the Life ebike, which was designed as a “circular product.” It features a modular frame and components that are replaceable when worn, resulting in less landfill waste.
Former Chicago and Washington DC transportation leader, Gabe Klien, is appointed to build out the US electric vehicle charging network. You can learn more about Gabe’s work in this Micromobility Podcast.
Cycling can improve your sex life - and 44 other reasons to ride a bike instead of driving your car.
Electrek writer Micah Toll was a victim of ebike theft. Learn from his experience to keep your bike safe and secure.
To advance the ‘15-Minute City’ concept, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group partners with Nordic Real Estate Partners (NREP) on developing pilots in 5 cities around the globe.
Travis Vanderzanden steps down from his CEO post in a leadership change as Bird attempts to stop the bleeding and get to profitability.
Brussels experienced a 90% reduction in auto exhaust pollutants and a significant decrease in noise pollution on a Sunday when streets were closed off to cars.
What do 12 million tonnes of CO2 look like? This unique data visualization gives a perspective of the actual CO2 emissions from automobile commuters in Sydney.
Major shipping companies are discovering that they can lower their operational costs, reduce delivery times and work towards carbon reduction goals by using cargo ebikes for last mile logistics.
Dott reported a 78% surge in shared micromobility ridership in Brussels and a 28% increase in Paris during World Car Free Day.
“In the end, an electric car is still, well, a car" The tale of an Angeleno who inherited many of the same problems with their new EV that they wanted to abandon with their old car.
Designed to explore trails, the industrially-designed Huck Overland is gaining popularity with city dwellers.
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Oliver interviews Alper Oktem, CEO and founder of Marti, the largest Micromobility operator in Turkey.
Specifically, they tackle:
The backstory for Marti
Regulations and the Micromobility market in Turkey
Fundraising and their plans for the NYSE listing
What the exciting next steps are for Marti