Uber to Launch E-Bike Rental Service in Europe and Berlin is First to Try It – See What is the Price of 1 Trip

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announced it would launch the electric-bicycle rental service in Europe to expand the number of environmentally-friendly forms of transportation, Bloomberg reports.

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Today, at an official event in Berlin, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced the expansion of the rental service for the electric bikes JUMP in Europe. Berlin is the first city to use this service before the end of the summer, other European cities will be able to do it in the coming months.

This is how is going to solve some of the problems in large cities of Europe. They are joining the fight against air pollution, reducing traffics and increasing access to more environmentally friendly transport forms.

“When you get onto these bikes and you pedal, you feel like Superman,” Dara Khosrowshahi stated. “This is potentially a replacement for trips so that we can be bigger than just cars, we can be about mobility within a city, and we can help resolve the traffic issue every city is facing.”

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In addition to electric bikes, in Berlin, it will soon be possible to book a trip on an electric car as part of the Green service. This service is already working in Munich, while expects to provide similar services in other major German cities.

Also, it’s worth mentioning that electric bikes JUMP are equipped with electrical support, providing acceleration (up to 18 mph). After the trip, JUMP bicycles must be secured to the bicycle rack to prevent the unsafe or careless behavior.

already offers these bike rides in Washington D.C., San Francisco, and other California cities. The 30-minute trip costs $2, the company stated it would provide more details on pricing in Europe later. Probably, it would cost no more than 2-3 euros.


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Uber to Launch E-Bike Rental Service in Europe and Berlin is First to Try It - See What is the Price of 1 Trip
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Uber to Launch E-Bike Rental Service in Europe and Berlin is First to Try It - See What is the Price of 1 Trip
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Uber announced it would launch the electric-bicycle rental service in Europe to expand the number of environmentally-friendly forms of transportation, Bloomberg reports. 
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