Quarterly Global Moped Sharing Market Status Update: Q3 2021
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Here is what happened in Q3 2021
- Gogoro announced to go public in Q1 2022. This goes hand in hand with their international expansion with leading OEMs in the space of battery-charging, as discussed in our last quarterly update.
- Cabify is integrating the movo brand. According to CincoDías, movo has 2,100 vehicles and 200,000 customers.
- Cooltra further expands into the B2B food delivery market by providing 600 mopeds and 435 e-bikes to Just Eat.
- GO Sharing started to offer e-bikes and is becoming truly multimodal by offering mopeds, e-bikes and cars.
- One of the early pioneers of the industry, Muving, has been significantly reducing its fleet size over the past years.
- In the Netherlands, moped riders with 25km/h mopeds (snorfiets) need to wear a helmet from July 2022 onwards. Helmets are already mandatory for faster mopeds. The moped sharing market for snorfiets has seen significant growth due to a lack of competition from kick scooters.
- TIER is the German mobility startup with the strongest brand, according to a Jung von Matt & appinio analysis. TIER mopeds in Germany can now also be booked via SIXT Share.
- Revel powers its moped sharing fleet with as little impact on the NYC electricity city grid as possible. At the same time, the city is planning to change the rules for moped sharing operators in NYC.
- Paris, France is on track to become a regulated moped sharing market. Though details aren’t clear yet, it might look like the kick scooter market which has three operators in the city.
- Toulouse, France has an open tender for moped sharing.
- Zaragoza, Spain awarded moped licenses to Cabify and Reby with 450 mopeds each.
- New city launches:
- Larnaca, Electra (completion from March)
- Limassol, Electra (completion from March)
- Nicosia, Electra (completion from March)
- Bordeaux, Cityscoot (September)
- Wiesbaden, Wies-e (completion from May)
- Bonn, Clara (July)
- Freiburg, Freib-e (July)
- Düsseldorf, CHECK (July)
- Berlin, felyx (July)
- Mysore, Vogo (completion from Q2)
- Mangalore, Vogo (completion from Q2)
- Udupi, Vogo (completion from Q2)
- La Spezia, BIT Mobility (July)
- Portofino, Helbiz and MiMoto (July)
- Lecce, BIT Mobility (July)
- Pescara, MiMoto (August)
- Leszno, Hop.City (launch date unknown)
- Cadiz, Pronto (July)
- Sanxenxo/O Grove, Breogán Mobility (July)
- Madrid, Reby (September)
- Zaragoza, Reby and Cabify (licenses awarded in September, launch expected later)
This article is published in partnership with mopedsharing.com, the knowledge platform for the sector. Together, we’d like to keep you updated on what has happened in the global moped sharing market. The next quarterly update will be released in January 2022.