The global shared e-moped market has grown by 43 per cent in the last 12 months, with fleets now available in more than 170 cities worldwide.
According to the Global Moped Sharing Market Report 2021, published by technology firm Invers and mopedsharing.com last week, around 175 cities now offer shared e-mopeds, while there are 87 different providers.
Additionally, 12 million people are now registered as users, with around 110,000 e-mopeds available in total.
Spain remains the largest market worldwide, followed by Taiwan, Germany, the Netherlands, India, and France.
The fifth annual Global Moped Sharing Market Report uses public data, direct contacts among shared e-moped operators, and expert interviews.
“The results prove with numbers what we experience in practice in projects and partnerships with our clients: the market is growing because the demand for flexible mobility in urban areas is increasing and mopeds promise significant growth as a sustainable sharing solution for medium distances in the mobility mix,” said Alexander Gmelin, co-author of the report and CPO at Invers.
“Both report participants and our clients report that the investment climate has improved recently.”
Enrico Howe, author and creator of the study. added: “During the report period, operators in Germany, the Netherlands and France added the most vehicles to their fleets. Western Europe is currently the strongest growth driver in the industry, with more than 36,500 mopeds on offer for sharing. Paris contributed to this growth by becoming an important hotspot for European moped sharing.
“Three large Dutch providers – GO Sharing, felyx and CHECK – expanded into Germany and contributed to the German market growing by 86 per cent compared to the same period last year, to a current total of 13,000 shared mopeds. In the Netherlands, there were more tenders and many additional medium and small size towns.”
Invers is an independent partner for operators of mobility services such as shared e-scooter and e-moped fleets, with customers including Share Now, Clevershuttle, Miles, Getaround, Flinkster, TIER, Bounce, and Emmy.