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Amazon launch their first UK e-cargo micromobility hub

Amazon has recently announced the launch of its micromobility hub for more sustainable deliveries in central London, where electric delivery vans, a new fleet of e-cargo bikes and walkers will make last mile deliveries in Ultra Low Emission Zone postcode districts. Lower emission deliveries coupled with renewable energy from large scale solar panel installations planned …
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The Electric Cranks: e-bikes & heart pumps aid recovery of cycling group raising funds & awareness

The Electric Cranks met at a café over four years ago (part of the wider Group Therapy provision, provided by the Hospital Psychology Service) in the Wythenshawe Heart and Lungs Transplant Centre near Manchester. After weekly training rides, three members of the seven-strong pre/post op heart and lung cyclists (three of whom had to withdraw …
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Swytch announce new conversion kit with ‘pocket-sized’ battery

Swytch Technology has today announced the upcoming launch of a smaller and lighter conversion kit. The new Swytch e-bike conversion kit features a 700g battery “power pack,” similar in size to a large smart-phone. Swytch say the battery will provide 250W of power, a 9 mile range for shorter trips and commutes, plus a recharging …
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Highway Code changes to improve safety of pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders

Updates to the Highway Code on 29th January have introduced a risk-based hierarchy of road users, aimed at giving priority and protection to the most vulnerable, whilst increasing the responsibility of drivers of larger, heavier vehicles in taking care of the more at-risk they’re sharing the road with. The changes follow a consultation reviewing the …
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French ruling tasks car trade with spreading green travel message

“For short journeys, prioritise walking or cycling,” “think about car pooling” and “take public transport every day” aren’t messages you’d usually expect to see on car ads. From March however a new law will force all car advertisements in France to include active and green travel statements in a bid to steer people towards greener options. …