Tag Archives: e-cargo bikes

Birmingham’s e-cargo bike pilot launches to support community food deliveries

Birmingham City Council received its first batch of e-cargo bikes last Friday, 18th December. Manufactured by Raleigh, the bikes will be used by the Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) to support community food deliveries in the lead-up to Christmas. In May this year, Birmingham was one of the local authorities to …

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Bosch eBike Systems teams up with Food Connect to help redistribute surplus food

Bosch eBike Systems has collaborated with Food Connect to help redistribute surplus food throughout lockdown and beyond. Food Connect is a food redistribution initiative, first active in Milton Keynes, that was founded by London-based charity Hubbub in June 2020. With the help of a mini-fleet of Bosch-powered e-cargo bikes, including …

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Government seeks views on boosting rural transport connectivity with e-bikes and digital mapping

Drone deliveries and digital mapping for easy-to-access walking and cycling routes could soon be a reality for people living in rural areas across the UK, following the launch of a call for evidence to help develop the Government’s Future of Transport: rural strategy. The Future of Transport: rural strategy – …

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Trial shows potential of cargo bikes to reduce pollution

A trial has shown the potential of cargo bike in improving the cityscape, with pollution being reduced by over 300kgs of CO2. Last-mile logistics firm Stuart conducted a five-week trial using electric cargo bikes supplied by Pure Electric, with each bike making an average of 100 deliveries a week and …

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Raleigh supports e-cargo trial in partnership with leading highway service provider

Raleigh has teamed up with highway giant Ringway Jacobs to test the potential of e-cargo trikes within business infrastructure. The trial, which primarily took place in London, supported workforces with transporting materials, tools and equipment between sites, as well as providing individuals with faster and more reliable means of transport …

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See.Sense tech to map Edinburgh cycle lanes for cargo bikes

New technology, designed to show how people travel across cities by cargo bike, is being trialled in Edinburgh by Sustrans Scotland’s Cargo Bike Library. Developed by See.Sense, the sensors will provide information journey mapping and heatmaps of popular routes. It will also collect data on patterns of swerving and braking …

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Ridgeback expands e-bike range

Ridgeback has revealed its new range of bikes, including an expanded line-up of e-bikes. The range also includes a streamlined leisure and commute collection, revamped entry-level mountain bikes, and a colour refresh for the touring and children’s bikes. Ridgeback now has 18 e-bikes in the line-up. There are three e-cargo …

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Tern unveils new GSD e-cargo bike

Urban mobility specialist Tern has unveiled the new GSD electric cargo bike. “The original GSD was a complete rethink of how an electric bike could be optimised for urban usage,” stated Joshua Hon, Tern team captain. “We think we did a pretty good job, but that was only version 1.0. …

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LEVA-EU board member Eddie Eccleston appointed SBS-expert

LEVA-EU board member Eddie Eccleston has been appointed as a Small Business Standards (SBS)-expert by the SBS organisation. SBS is mandated by the European Commission to watch over SME-interests in European standardisation through the appointment of dedicated experts. In his position as SBS-expert, Eccleston will help drive better rules for …

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