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The Green Future of City Travel: How the New ‘Magic Charger’ is Making e-Bikes and e-Scooters Zoom Faster and Longer

iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre & microFleet 2 mins read
microFleet's OneDock

Media Alert for Melbourne-based Media (strong TV news potential)

 

Wednesday March 27, National Transport Research Organisation, Melbourne

 

Melbourne is set to witness a ground-breaking leap in green urban mobility with the launch of microFleet's OneDock, the world's first universal charging station for e-bikes and scooters. This event promises a live demonstration of OneDock, an innovative platform designed to universally track, dock, charge, and share a wide range of electric micromobility vehicles. The launch is a pivotal moment for microFleet, showcasing a solution that aims to reshape urban landscapes by providing seamless integration for e-bikes, e-scooters, and other light electric vehicles. The launch will take place at the National Transport Research Organisation, 80 Turner Street, Port Melbourne, VIC 3207, from 10.30 to 11.30 am on March 27. Public and media are invited to witness the unveiling of this game-changing technology.

 

Why This Matters:

 

As cities worldwide grapple with congestion and seek sustainable transport solutions, OneDock offers a glimpse into a future where urban mobility is green, efficient, and universally accessible. This initiative not only addresses the critical need for reliable charging infrastructure but also promotes the wider adoption of e-micromobility, contributing significantly to the net-zero emissions goal. The global e-micromobility charging market, estimated to reach $67bn by 2030, underscores the vast potential for such innovations. microFleet's ambition to install smart docking points globally positions it as a major player in this transformative shift.

 

Who Should Attend:

 

Transport and environment journalists will find a wealth of material for stories on sustainable urban development and the future of city transportation.

 

Media Opportunities: Interviews with microFleet CCO Al Reid and iMOVE CRC Programs Director Lee-Ann Breger. Their insights into the future of urban transport and the role of technologies like OneDock in achieving a sustainable, efficient future are invaluable for audiences across the board.

 

Contact: To arrange interviews or for more information, please contact Jacqueline King, iMOVE CRC Communications Manager on 0404 045 293, jking@imoveaustralia.com, or Rajiv Maharaj on 0416 148 541, newsroom@storyinception.com.

 

About microFleet

 

microFleet began as part of Electric Vehicles Pty Ltd (EV), established in 2004 by electric bike pioneers Scott Dickason and Steve Smart. EV has since become a leading LEV manufacturer and service provider, including building and maintaining Australia Post’s electric mail bike fleet, now 2,000 strong. In 2021, Al Reid helped Scott and Steve spin out microFleet to help address the COVID-driven boom in the global LEV market and enable micromobility throughout Australia and globally. They are currently raising investment to accelerate global adoption of their proprietary technology. For more, visit https://microfleet.com.au/

 

About iMOVE CRC

 

iMOVE is the national centre for collaborative R&D in transport and mobility. It facilitates, supports and co-funds research projects that improve the way people and goods move in Australia. It has 44 industry, government and academic partners and has over 50 projects completed or currently underway in a broad range of transport areas. Find out more about iMOVE CRC visit: https://imoveaustralia.com/   

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