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E-scooter startup Neuron Mobility adds $12M to its Series A for expansion in Australia and New Zealand

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Neuron Mobility, a Singapore-based e-scooter rental startup, announced today that it has added $12 million to its Series A. Led by Square Peg, an Australian venture capital firm and GSR Ventures, this increases the round’s new total to $30.5 million. The company, which operates in Australia and New Zealand in addition to Southeast Asian markets, first announced its Series A in December 2019. Singapore’s Neuron Mobility raises $18.5M to bring its electric scooters to more international markets Part of Neuron Mobility’s growth plans hinges on the increased adoption of electric scooters and bikes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many people are...

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The missing links to grading Harley-Davidson’s EV pivot

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As Harley-Davidson rounds year one on its electric debut, we’re still riding in the fog on how to evaluate the company’s EV pivot. The American symbol of gas, chrome and steel released its first production electric motorcycle, the LiveWire, last fall. The $29,799 machine leads a future line-up of EVs planned by Harley-Davidson — spanning motorcycles, bicycles and scooters. The LiveWire started shipping to dealers September 27. It’s meant to complement, not replace, Harley-Davidson’s premium internal-combustion cruiser motorcycles. The LiveWire has received mostly positive reviews from motorcycle stalwarts on design, features and performance. Two things are missing, however, to offer...

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Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed an electric bike that is so compact it can fit into a backpack

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The bike, called Poimo, has an inflatable body that would protect pedestrians as well as the rider in the case of an accident. The current version of Poimo is just a prototype, and the team that developed it says the final product will be lighter and even more portable. Visit BGR's homepage for more stories. Significantly fewer people are worried about commuting these days, what with an ongoing global health crisis and all that, but that doesn't mean there isn't room for innovation in personal transportation. The Poimo electric bike, developed at the University of Tokyo is most definitely innovative,...

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Compact Swytch Kit converts any bike to an e-bike for sustainable transport

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Swytch switched. Following up on its successful 2017 crowd-funded e-bike conversion kit launch, London-based Swytch Technology introduced a new model that is 50% lighter and 70% smaller than the original. #E-bikeConversion #Swytch #News #Cars #E-bikes

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Compact Swytch Kit converts any bike to an e-bike for sustainable transport

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Swytch switched. Following up on its successful 2017 crowd-funded e-bike conversion kit launch, London-based Swytch Technology introduced a new model that is 50% lighter and 70% smaller than the original. #E-bikeConversion #E-bikes #News #Cars #Swytch

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