The Friday Five – Our Weekly EV Blog

Scoot Moped

Back in June, electric kick-scooter startup Bird announced it would be rolling out a new moped-style electric vehicle called the Bird Cruiser. Today, the moped can be spotted around Los Angeles, but under Bird’s Scoot brand and not its own.

EV Connect

The LA-based company which sells software to manage EV charging has raised $12 million in a Series B round led by investors Mitsui & Co. The company has now raised $25 million to date.

Ford’s Focus

Ford doesn’t currently sell any electric vehicles. Yet it announced last Thursday that once it does, it will offer the largest network of EV charging of any automaker across North America.

Follow the Leaders

A recent study by Kantar shows that Berlin, Auckland and Moscow lead the way in global urban mobility. Find out why this is the case and why car is still king for now across the globe.

Ultra Compact

After coverage that next years Olympics is set to be greenest ever, check out what micro-EVs official mobility partner Toyota are showcasing at the Tokyo Motor Show this week.