Integration Enables Users to Locate Helbiz’s Electric Vehicles Within the Google Maps App
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Helbiz—Helbiz Inc. (NASDAQ: HLBZ), a global leader in micro-mobility and the first in its sector to be listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market, today announced its fleet of electric vehicles is integrated and operating within Google Maps.
Through this integration, nearby Helbiz e-scooters, e-bicycles and e-mopeds will appear on the map with the approximate price, estimated trip duration and optimized route to the traveler’s desired destination. After selecting this method of transportation, riders will be redirected to the Helbiz app to start their ride. This feature is available in all cities that Helbiz currently operates in and will expand into each new market the company enters moving forward.
This collaboration further supports Helbiz’s commitment to providing accessible, alternative modes of transportation to local communities. By utilizing Google Maps, users worldwide will be able to find a nearby vehicle to quickly meet their first and last-mile needs, while also reducing traffic and pollution.
“We are thrilled to begin this collaboration with Google Maps that offers easy access to our efficient and sustainable transportation options,” said Nemanja Stancic, Chief Technology Officer at Helbiz. “This integration will make it easier for Google Maps users to incorporate shared electric vehicles into their daily commute and plan multimodal journeys. It also serves as an important milestone in our mission to ensure smart cities are rooted in green mobility initiatives.”
Helbiz is a global leader in micro-mobility services. Launched in 2015 and headquartered in New York City, the company offers a diverse fleet of vehicles including e-scooters, e-bicycles and e-mopeds all on one convenient, user-friendly platform with over 40 licenses in cities around the world. Helbiz utilizes a customized, proprietary fleet management technology, artificial intelligence and environmental mapping to optimize operations and business sustainability. Helbiz is expanding its urban lifestyle products and services to include live streaming services, food delivery, financial services and more, all accessible within its mobile app. For additional information, please visit www.helbiz.com.
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