Helbiz is the world’s leading company in the field of micromobilità urbana, and has decided to expand to the United States of America. He intends to achieve this by launching the scooter fleet in the city of Durham, in North Carolina.
They will be deployed up to 150 monopattini, safe and innovative. The company will also begin to promote the responsible and informed use of vehicles in the city. Citizens with low incomes will be able to take advantage of some discounts, through a program dedicated to them.
Helbiz’s expansion into the United States
They are also planned collaborations with universities to ensure access to scooter rides for students. As happens in every city where Helbiz operates, the company will open a local office and a warehouse, so as to effectively manage operations in the area.
A team of collaborators will be hired to ensure that the vehicles are always loaded, properly maintained and sanitized in order to prevent contagion from Covid – 19.
Gian Luca Spriano, Helbiz Head of Business Development in the USA, he has declared:
“We are thrilled to be bringing our electric scooters to Durham. These are safe means,
sustainable, reliable and affordable. In collaboration with the city administration, Helbiz stands
supporting local transport activities, to ensure that the needs of the first and the last
millet are met in a safe way “.
For those unfamiliar with Helbiz, here are the notes provided by the company itself:
Helbiz is a global leader in micro-mobility services. Launched in 2015 and headquartered in New York City, the company operates electric scooters, bicycles and mopeds all on one convenient, user-friendly platform in 35 cities around the world. Helbiz uses a customized and owned fleet management platform, artificial intelligence and environmental mapping to optimize operations and business sustainability. Helbiz is expanding its products to include live streaming, food delivery, financial services and more, all accessible within its mobile app.