Brussels Bid to More Than Halve Scooter Fleet

Brussels street

Brussels, Belgium One of Europe’s leading cities for active transport, Brussels, is proposing to more than half its fleet of share scooters, from a total of 21,000 down to 8,000, and limit the number of operators to two. A draft decision by the city government has reached its second reading in parliament and proposes to…

European Industry Bands Together for Packaging Reduction

Bike packaging

Brussels, Belgium Nearly 70 companies have signed up to a European industry commitment to address ballooning packaging waste. By the start of this week, 67 businesses had joined the Cycling Industry Sustainable Packaging Pledge, coordinated by the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) and Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) to reduce plastic packaging and eliminate…

Hybrid Series Ruling Clears Path For Greater Innovation

The Mando had pedal cranks attached to a fully enclosed alternator, sending the human-generated energy from the pedals straight to a motor located in the hub of the rear wheel.

Brussels, Belgium A European Commission ruling classifying Series Hybrid e-bikes as bicycles has opened the door for further technological development, according to a peak European body for electric vehicles. The Light Electric Vehicle Association of Europe (LEVA-EU) has been campaigning the commission for nearly five years to have series hybrids (e-bikes without a physical chain)…

Major Scooter Companies Launch Industry Coalition

MMfE Website

E-scooter operators have come together to form a new coalition, Micromobility for Europe (MMfE), which launched officially on 2nd February 2021.

Comprised of eight founding members, Bird, Bolt, Dott, FreeNow, Lime, Tier, Voi, and Wind, the coalition aims to contribute to the development of a coherent policy framework in Europe that will ensure micromobility solutions flourish in European cities and support the rapid transition to zero-emission urban mobility.

Shared Micromobility Company Pony Wins Start Up Prize

Shared Micromobility Company Pony Wins Start Up Prize

Brussels / Belgium The European Startup Prize for mobility (EUSP) is an EU-founded Acceleration and Investment Programme for sustainable mobility start-ups. This initiative aims to support and scale up smart and sustainable mobility start-ups all across Europe. Each year, 500+ start-ups apply to its Acceleration and Investment programme. The EUSP provides multiple investment opportunities as…