As part of the expansion, Neuron riders will now be able to travel from the Rockhampton City Centre to surrounding suburbs including Berserker, Frenchville, Kawana and West Rockhampton.
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Neuron riders in Vernon, Calgary, Lethbridge and Red Deer can now better plan their journeys in real-time and easily locate their nearest e-scooter or e-bike using Google Maps.
With its latest investment round, which takes its valuation to $77.7 million, Neuron Mobility plans to accelerate its international expansion, as well as reinforce its technology leadership.
Following its latest launch of e-bikes across Sydney CBD, Waverley and Randwick as of 14 April 2022, Neuron Mobility has successfully expanded its services to every capital city across Australia.
As part of a 12-month trial, Neuron will be launching a fleet of 300 e-scooters in Rockhampton with a range of new safety features, including an app-controlled helmet lock and voice guidance to help riders to travel safely.
Following an Imperial College London report, which found that 56 per cent of e-scooter accidents caused injury to the forehead, Neuron Mobility is encouraging all of its riders to use helmets when riding e-scooters.
As part of a Victoria State Government trial programme, 1,500 e-scooters will be available to residents for a 12-month period, offering a safe, accessible, eco-friendly and cost-effective way to travel.
Neuron Mobility has launched trials in the UK, Australia and Canada of its new ‘e-scooter brain’, which features three new cutting-edge, Neuron-developed technologies that support e-scooter and passenger safety.
The study shows that e-scooter use is most likely to be highest when transfer and walking time between transit journeys is the longest, with e-scooters providing valuable last-mile benefits.
Neuron, which operates scooters in Newcastle, has made changes to ensure the vehicles are used properly in the UK city.