€122 million available for Horizon 2020 transport projects

Eight transport topics under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme are now open for application, making available EU financing of €122 million. The applicants have to present project proposals in a variety of areas including transport infrastructure and safety, which is relevant for light, electric vehicles. The projects will be selected for funding in two-stage … Continue reading €122 million available for Horizon 2020 transport projects

AEC2018 in Brussels: speakers LEV-session confirmed

AEC2018 is organized by AVERE and AVERE Belgium, with their continued presence in the electromobility arena for 40 years, with the experience and track-record from organizing the EVS, the most important international Electric Vehicle Conference in the world, with EVS30 in Stuttgart as the latest edition and the EVS31 in Kobe, Japan, as the next edition. Brussels will host … Continue reading AEC2018 in Brussels: speakers LEV-session confirmed

UK government: £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes

The UK government has announced £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes, driving companies towards a greener future. The funding will help pave the way for the nimble electric delivery vehicles to replace older, polluting vans - helping to improve the environment and reduce congestion. The announcement is part of the international Zero … Continue reading UK government: £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes

Ceci n’est pas un cas de dumping. (This is not a dumping case.)

René Magritte's painting, "Ceci n'est pas une pipe", caused quite a stir at the time. Magritte stated that he would be lying if he called it a pipe because his painting was only a representation of a pipe. By analogy with Magritte, the dumping case against electric bicycles from China should not be called a … Continue reading Ceci n’est pas un cas de dumping. (This is not a dumping case.)

European Commission slams provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 83.6% on e-bike imports from China

LEVA-EU and the Collective of Importers deeply regrets Brussels’ decision to impose provisional duties which may well deal a decisive blow to several European companies in the e-bike market, limiting consumer’s choice and forcing Europeans to foot the bill. A final decision on definitive duties, whether or not to be retroactively collected is expected around … Continue reading European Commission slams provisional anti-dumping duties of up to 83.6% on e-bike imports from China

Eurobike: early September instead of middle of summer

LEVA-EU is very pleased to read that Messe Friedrichshafen is adjusting the dates for Eurobike 2019. Instead of the originally scheduled dates from 31 July to 3 August, the forthcoming 28th edition of the leading trade exhibition will now take place from Wednesday, 4 September to Saturday, 7 September 2019 in Friedrichshafen. “The wish expressed … Continue reading Eurobike: early September instead of middle of summer

23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling – ICBR 2018

This year's International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018 will take place from 26 to 28 September in Berlin. LEVA-EU is a partner of this Congress. On Thursday 27 September at 3.30 p.m., LEVA-EU Manager Annick Roetynck will be speaking about the potential of light electric vehicles in the framework of EU Policies. In preparation … Continue reading 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling – ICBR 2018

AVERE Electric Mobility Conference: 17 & 18 October – Brussels

AEC2018 is organized by AVERE and AVERE Belgium, with their continued presence in the electromobility arena for 40 years, with the experience and track-record from organizing the EVS, the most important international Electric Vehicle Conference in the world, with EVS30 in Stuttgart as the latest edition and the EVS31 in Kobe, Japan, as the next edition. Brussels will host … Continue reading AVERE Electric Mobility Conference: 17 & 18 October – Brussels

Lost your glasses at Eurobike?

Somebody left his/her glasses on a table at the LEVA-EU booth on the last day of Eurobike. The brand is Airdrop, the colour is black with grey ends. Let us know if they are your's and we will post them to you. Contact Annick Roetynck, email leva-eu@telenet.be, tel. +32 9 233 60 05

LEVA-EU warns 4 EU Commissioners: duties will have fatal impact on European SMEs

In anticipation of the deadline for provisional duties, on 20th July, LEVA-EU has warned 4 European Commissioners for the fatal impact of potential duties on a large number of SME’s in Europe. The letter was addressed to Trade Commissioner Malmström, Transport Commissioner Bulc, Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Cañete and to Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner … Continue reading LEVA-EU warns 4 EU Commissioners: duties will have fatal impact on European SMEs