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Tampering with electric bicycles: about the heart of the matter

In recent weeks, the Belgian, Dutch and German press in particular have been full of spectacular news about tampering with electric bicycles. The articles consisted mainly of loud allegations about large...

EN 15194:2017 harmonized under Machinery Directive: what does it mean?

The European standard for electric bicycles with pedal assistance up to a maximum of 25 km/h and a maximum continuous motor output of 250 W has finally been harmonized under the Machinery Directive. What does...

LEVA-EU organizes first E-Bike Dealer Trip to China

The first LEVA-EU E-Bike Dealer Trip to China takes place from 3rd until 10th November 2019. The Trip is aimed at European electric bicycle dealers and is meant to provide dealers with a better understanding...

EU provides €200 million for sustainable and efficient transport and simplifies access to financing for transport projects

Together with the European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Commission (EC) has recently launched the new CEF Transport Blending Facility, an innovative financial instrument to support projects contributing...

LEVA-EU welcomes change of Belgium’s Traffic Code for personal light electric vehicles

April 4th The Belgian Parliament has voted in favour of an amendment relating to an increase of the maximum allowed speed for personal light electric vehicles. Formerly the maximum speed in Belgium was 18 km/h...


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