Helbiz’s acquisition of Wheels makes micromobility accessible to a wider audience

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Helbiz’s acquisition of Wheels makes micromobility accessible to a wider audience

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Doing so will create a powerful fleet that encompasses ebikes, escooters, mopeds, adaptive vehicles, and Wheels’ two-wheeled, sit-down device.  There are a lot of reasons why I think this is an excellent partnership:  Targeting an underserved portion of riders  I’ve been a big fan of Wheels for a while.

This week, Italian micromobility vendor Helbiz announced it signed a letter of intent to acquire US escooter company Wheels.

Founded in 2018 in California, the company creates a type of scooter that expands the market accessibility.  Wheels 2.

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Author / Journalist: Cate Lawrence

Category: Technology

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Published On: 2022-06-23, 13:29:21

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