NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hellbizz, Inc. (Nasdaq: HLBZ) is expanding its micro-mobility operations in the United States. Tampa, Fla. will join Hellbiz’ growing list of U.S. cities, and the company will expand its fleet in Flint. , Michigan and Miami Lakes, Florida.
After a competitive process, Hellbiz was selected as the new provider for Tampa’s micro-mobility program, replacing the existing operators. First, HellBiz will be allowed to launch 1,500 e-scooters equipped with sidewalk detection that uses onboard computer vision and AI to make shared scooter rides safer. In addition to the standing e-scooter, Hellbiz will also offer two different adaptive vehicles: a three-wheeled seated scooter and a wheelchair attachment, offering riders a wide range of safe, accommodating and reliable modes of transportation.
In Miami Lakes, an area where HellBiz has been operating since 2021, the company is doubling and upgrading its fleet with the latest version of its e-bike, which features the latest GPS technology that enables no-ride zones and can detect slow movement. Drive down in designated areas. Each e-bike is equipped with a Shimano 3-speed hub for superior energy efficiency and a front basket with phone holder to protect small items while riding. Hellbiz will continue to operate the existing e-scooter fleet there as well.
In Flint, Helbiz will relaunch and expand its e-scooter and e-bike fleet in collaboration with Kuhmute, a multi-modal micro-mobility charging network. In addition, Hellbiz vehicles will also be available on the University of Michigan-Flint campus to provide safe and sustainable transportation options for students and teachers.
“We are excited to launch our latest electric vehicles and continue to expand our presence in the United States,” said Salvatore Palella, CEO of Hellbiz. “At Hellbiz, we pride ourselves on being the best partner for local governments, which means meeting the needs of every city while prioritizing safety and accessibility. With every new market we want to help people in their cars and electronic mics. – Building on our goal to change the way the world moves by taking it out of mobility vehicles.”
Information about Helbiz
Hellbiz is a global leader in micro-mobility services. Founded in 2015 and headquartered in New York City, the company offers a diverse fleet of vehicles including e-scooters, e-bikes and e-mopeds with over 50 licenses in cities around the world. Hellbiz uses custom, proprietary fleet management technology, artificial intelligence, and environmental mapping to optimize the company’s operations and sustainability. HellBiz is expanding its urban lifestyle products and services, including live streaming services, food delivery and more, all accessible through its mobile app. Please visit www.helbiz.com for more information.