FERRARA, Italy – (BUSINESS WIRE) –Helbiz, a world leader in micro-mobility which is the business combination objective of GreenVision Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: GRNV), today announced the launch of 200 electric scooters and 200 electric bikes in the city of Ferrara, Italy, to provide its citizens with an agile and environmentally friendly way to travel.
Ferrara’s electric scooters and bicycles will be able to move around freely in an operating area of ââ25 kmÂ². Vehicles can be parked in dedicated parking areas identified by the Municipality of Ferrara and are visible in the Helbiz app, which will display both types of vehicles on the same map.
The arrival in Ferrara strengthens Helbiz’s presence in Emilia-Romagna, where the service is already active in Cesena, Ravenna, Parma and Modena, for a total of nearly 1,500 vehicles authorized on the road. In addition, runners plan routes in Ferrara using the Moovit app, the world’s first app for public transport, will be able to display and select the suggested routes available with Helbiz electric scooters.
The launch of another city with an ecosystem of both e-scooters and e-bikes demonstrates Helbiz’s continued commitment to making intra-urban mobility complementary to public transport options and is a valuable ally for municipalities to make more beautiful and more sustainable cities. .
To rent a Helbiz vehicle, users can simply access the free Helbiz mobile application, downloadable on Android and iOS smartphones, locate the nearest vehicle in the georeferenced map and unlock it by scanning a QR code located on the handlebars. In addition, users can also pay for their groceries in cash through the cash reload function, which generates a barcode to be displayed at all affiliated points.
The rental rates for an electric scooter include a cost of 1 euro for the initial unlocking and 0.20 euro for each minute of use. In addition to the standard rates, runners can also benefit from a flat rate via Helbiz UNLIMITED at a cost of 29.99 euros per month, which allows an unlimited number of daily trips lasting 30 minutes (at least 20 minutes apart) and access to the Telepass Pay with 30 minutes of free walks. Renting an electric bike will cost 0.20 euro for the initial version and 0.10 euro per minute thereafter.
For more information visit: Helbiz: http://www.helbiz.com
Helbiz is a world leader in micro-mobility services. Launched in 2016 and headquartered in New York City, the company operates electric scooters, e-bikes and electric mopeds in more than 30 cities around the world, including Washington, DC, Alexandria, Arlington, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Miami, Milan, Richmond and Rome. Helbiz uses a personalized and proprietary fleet management platform, artificial intelligence and environmental mapping to optimize operations and business sustainability. Helbiz announced on February 8, 2021 that it had entered into a merger agreement with GreenVision Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: GRNV) (“GreenVision”) a SPAC, which at closing will enable Helbiz to become the first micro-mobility company listed on Nasdaq.
About GreenVision Acquisition Corp.
GreenVision Acquisition Corp. is a special purpose acquisition company incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware for the purpose of effecting a merger, stock exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, a reorganization or a similar business combination with one or more businesses.
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In connection with the proposed business combination, GreenVision has filed a preliminary proxy circular on Schedule 14A with the SEC. In addition, GreenVision will file other relevant documents with the SEC in connection with the business combination, including a definitive proxy circular. Copies can be obtained free of charge from the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Holders of GreenVision securities are urged to read the Proxy Circular and other relevant documents when available before making any voting decisions regarding the proposed business combination, as they will contain important information about the combination. companies and parties to the business combination. The information contained in or accessible through the websites referenced in this press release is not incorporated by reference and does not form part of this press release. Shareholders of GreenVision may also obtain a copy of the Preliminary Proxy Circular or, when available, the Final Proxy Circular, as well as other documents filed with the SEC by GreenVision, free of charge, at SEC website at www.sec.gov or by directing a request to: GreenVision Acquisition Corp., One Penn Plaza, 36th Floor, New York, New York 10019.
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