Collective’s response to registration: Registration Regulation causes irreparable damage to EU importers

The Collective of European Importers of Electric Bikes expressed a burning protest against the Commission's decision to register imports. The group denounces the fact that the Registration Regulation causes severe injury to the European importers and seriously jeopardizes the future of the affected companies. While there is still no conclusive evidence for the accusation that … Continue reading Collective’s response to registration: Registration Regulation causes irreparable damage to EU importers

Commission confirms registration of e-bike imports from China

Today, 3th May, the Commission has confirmed that as of 4th May, EU customs’ authorities will start to register the import of cycles, with pedal assistance, with an auxiliary electric motor, currently falling within CN codes 8711 60 10 and ex 8711 60 90 (TARIC code 8711 60 90 10) and originating in the People's … Continue reading Commission confirms registration of e-bike imports from China

LEVA-EU participates in CCME Brussel’s press briefing

On 18 April, the Chinese Chamber of Commer for Imports and Exports of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) organized a press briefing in Brussels. CCCME reported on the meeting with the European Commission that took placer earlier that day and explained the position of the Chinese E-bike industry in the dumping case. LEVA-EU attended the … Continue reading LEVA-EU participates in CCME Brussel’s press briefing

Chinese E-Bike Industry representatives deny dumping allegations

Representatives from the China Chamber of Commerce for Imports and Exports of Machinery and Electronic Products (CCCME) participated on 18 April in a hearing held by the European Commission on the on-going anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations of electric bicycles imported from China. They presented the key elements of their defence: Chinese producers deny allegations of … Continue reading Chinese E-Bike Industry representatives deny dumping allegations

Collective sends 2nd protest against registration to Commission

The Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles has sent a second, exhaustive position paper to the European Commission further objecting to the possible registration of imports. That registration has been requested by EBMA and, if granted by the European Commission, would allow for retroactive collection of anti-dumping duties. The Collective has reiterated and further … Continue reading Collective sends 2nd protest against registration to Commission

LEVA-EU briefs members on anti-circumvention duties

LEVA-EU has provided its members with a detailed briefing on anti-circumvention duties and electric bicycles. The economic importance for businesses in the European electric bike sector to have correct and full details on this issue at their disposal is not to be underestimated. LEVA-EU will assist its members with further briefings on other essential electric … Continue reading LEVA-EU briefs members on anti-circumvention duties

EU electric bicycle market grows and blooms

Bike Europe reports record sales of electric bicycles in Europe in 2017. All segments, i.e. conventional pedelecs, speed pedelecs and electric mountain bikes continue to grow. Bike Europe pays special attention to the results in France, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. The French market was boosted by a national subsidy scheme awarding € 200 for the … Continue reading EU electric bicycle market grows and blooms

Finnish Transport Ministry proposes € 400 electric bike subsidy

Source Yle - Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications is proposing a subsidy of up to 400 euros annually for anyone who buys an electric bicycle. An electric bicycle or e-bike has a built-in electric motor and rechargeable battery that helps with propulsion. They typically sell for 1400-3,000 euros in Finland, with some simpler models … Continue reading Finnish Transport Ministry proposes € 400 electric bike subsidy

Qwic’s first speed pedelec on its way

The Dutch company and LEVA-EU member Qwic is completing preparations for the delivery of their first speed pedelec RD10Speed. Fast and safe through the city. The QWIC Performance RD10 Speed has a maximum assistance speed of 45 km/h and is designed for urban usage. Speed, design and sportive charachter make this electric bike very suitable for daily … Continue reading Qwic’s first speed pedelec on its way