European micromobility startup Tier has entered into a partnership with Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt to provide sustainable battery cells and systems for its e-scooters.
SoftBank-backed Tier said it will launch a pilot project of 5,000 e-scooters equipped with the greener batteries by the end of 2021.
Cities across Europe, the US and other countries have been embracing e-scooters as a more environmentally friendly form of short-distance travel in urban areas.
However, mining raw materials for batteries and the manufacturing process account for the majority of greenhouse gases associated with electric vehicles.
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