🎯 Specialized eBike Aims for Mainstream
Plus, a cargo quadricycle made for Antartica, ebike vouchers hit capacity in Denver and a review of the Citroën Ami
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What You Need To Know This Week
Vanmoof’s appeal to a tech-savvy audience, with its modern ebike design and advanced feature set, could be elementary in reshaping urban mobility.
If you build it, they will come. Denver’s wildly successful ebike incentive program quickly reaches capacity demonstrating the strong demand for ebike vouchers.
Comodule introduces anti-theft IoT solutions for manufacturers that are widely compatible with most ebikes.
Specialized to launch the versatile Haul ST utility ebike as part of the introductory two-wheeler for the new Globe brand that “will focus on bringing more fun to local living while reducing the number of car, truck, and SUV trips needed for everyday transportation."
New Pro Webinar: An Apple Ebike? Horace Dediu will make a case for why Apple should ditch its car project and build an eBike instead.
“It feels like cheating in every best possible way.” A personal perspective of owning an ebike in the heat of Japanese summer.
The universal charging platform Swiftmile and Vector Media partner to add high-definition digital display monitors at micromobility charging hubs in West Palm Beach that provide transit information and community messages.
Micromobility takes Antarctica. The Quike Polar Bug is a cargo quadricycle designed to replace a car to transport goods across ice fields. (Video)
French bike manufacturer DOUZE introduces four models of longtail cargo bikes to expand their lineup of utility ebikes.
Transport for London (TfL) secures £80 million to develop 14km of bike infrastructure in London in 2023.
The US Inflation Reduction Act offers unprecedented opportunities for shared micromobility to prosper, but many charging and infrastructure obstacles still stand in the way of the full potential.
“It’s the perfect car for the city” Its tiny size, small turning radius, and 46-mile range make the Citroën Ami ideal for commuting through tight, congested urban streets.
The bike industry looks towards uncertainty in the upcoming months with global inflation and ongoing supply chain issues, but ebikes could be the stabilizing element.
Several Dutch cities will work with the mobility data platform Vianova to determine how shared micromobility can integrate better with public transportation.
The tale of how Amsterdam transformed from a car-congested city into the world's bicycle capital.
The pandemic significantly influenced mobility in Germany, with 96% of people changing transit behavior and 39% adopting cycling for transportation.
Realtors show homes to clients by bike so buyers can get a more intimate perspective of the neighborhood where they’re interested in buying a house.
A first-ride review of the new Pure Electric Pure Advance scooter.
In Brussels, reducing the city speed limit to 30km/h resulted in 25% fewer deaths and serious injuries and a 20% drop in accidents.
Browse the best jobs in micromobility—and post your own—on our Jobs to Be Done board.
New Blog Post
The Birth of Something Small
Horace Dediu celebrates the 5 year anniversary of the “Micromobility Summit” (total attendance: 30 people) where he introduced the idea of micromobility. Fast forward to the present, we are now witnessing “at least 7,500 vehicles from 1600 companies on the market today.”
And it’s only just begun. Read the Full Story
Introducing Ride Review - An Interview with James Gross
This week Oliver interviews James Gross, co-founder of Micromobility Industries, to talk about the launch of Ride Review, the new source of reviews and ratings for all vehicles in the micromobility universe.
Specifically, they dig into:
- What is Ride Review, and why is it important?
- The significance of discovery in a fast-changing environment
- The origin of why Micromobility Industries was uniquely placed to roll this out
- The broader mission of Micromobility Industries and what they’re trying to achieve in supporting the industry.
Arcimoto FUV - 2-person pod with high stability and removable doors
NIU NQi GTS - Lightweight moped features dual batteries and an anti-theft alarm
Apollo Air Scooter - Great beginner scooter provides a lot of value for under $1000
Head over to Ride Review to see more reviews on ebikes, scooters, electric skateboards, NEVs, and mopeds.