Medical deliveries by cargobike

Three examples from the UK Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust Cut Carbon-Emissions Using Cargo Bikes From October 2019, Newcastle Hospitals is trialling zero-emission e-cargo bike courier deliveries every weekday for three months to help reduce local air pollution and combat the advancing climate health emergency caused by climate breakdown. In partnership with ZMOVE, the NHS Foundation…

DPD takes delivery of 10 EAV cargobikes

The Independent and others report that DPD will be deploying ten EAVs in different depots around Europe, in the UK, (London, Newbury and York), Ireland, Spain, Germany, Portugal and France. The electric-assist quadricycles have a low centre of gravity (the main chassis is below the wheels’ axles) and according to Adam Barmby, founder and technical…

Deliveries from the high street by cargobike

Cycling Industry News reports: In a trial in Stevenage, Central England which has around 45km of segregated cycle paths, local cargo bike delivery firm Bike Box Delivery has partnered with ShopAppy – an app which has been designed to support local shops with a click and collect service, currently operating in a number of UK…

Olvo partners with Ikea for cargobike deliveries in Paris

Olvo is a Paris-based cargo bike cooperative,  in great expansion; from eight employees at the end of August 2018, there are now 19 in the team.   Cycling Industry News reports on a new customer for the cooperative: Ikea’s first downtown store in La Madeleine, Paris, opened on Monday, and customers can now have products sold…

Two avenues of e-cargobike subsidies for London-based businesses

The Department for Transport is offering 20% of the cost of e-cargobikes (up to £1000 (=€1160) per bike) to businesses in the UK Transport for London’s scrappage scheme is for small businesses and offers up to £3500 (=€4060) to replace old vehicles which would be subject to charges to enter the Ultra Low Emission Zone