Powered 2 and 3-wheeler registrations up by 5.5% in June 2016

A total of 679,777 powered-two and three-wheelers were registered during the first six months of 2016 in the EU. This represents an increase of 5.5% compared to the 644,474 vehicles registered during the same period of 2015. Registrations performed positively in key European markets, including Italy (129,616 units, +14.2%), Spain (80,878 units, +12.2%), UK (66,007 [...]

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Second REE4EU Newsletter is out

The Horizon 2020 - Spire project REE4EU is aimed at researching the potential of recycling and reusing Rear Earth Elements. AVERE is a partner in the project. The second newsletter of this project has now been published ance can be found under “public documents” of the REE4EU website:  http://www.ree4eu.eu/ The newsletter contains a presentation of the partners, [...]

Job offer: Clean Vehicles and E-Mobility Officer (min. 6 months) at T&E

Transport & Environment (T&E), the leading Brussels-based NGO promoting cleaner transport in Europe, is offering a position in T&E’s clean vehicles team for a period of at least 6 months (maternity cover), starting mid October 2016.  Applications should be sent by email before 5pm on Friday 2nd September. All further details are here: https://www.transportenvironment.org/jobs/clean-vehicles-and-e-mobility-officer-min-6-months  

Dutch standard for helmets for fast e-bikes published

 In order to equip Dutch users of fast e-bikes (S-EPAC) with a suitable helmet, a NEN-project group has developed NTA 8776 which sets out the requirements for such a helmet. NTA 8776 is now available at NEN, the Dutch standardization institute. S-EPAC's, also known as speed-pedelecs, are bicycles with auxiliary propulsion power, assisting the rider with [...]

Mobility as a Service: Exploring the Opportunity for Mobility as a Service in the UK

Transport Systems Catapult in the United Kingdom has released a report that explores the opportunity Mobility as a Service (MaaS) and highlights how transportation policy might support MaaS growth. The report is here: https://ts.catapult.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Mobility-as-a-Service_Exploring-the-Opportunity-for-MaaS-in-the-UK-Web.pdf

OECD Road Safety Annual Report 2016

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has released a report that provides an overview for road safety performance in 40 countries, including the most recent safety data, the crash data collection process in various countries, road safety strategies, and road user behavior. The report is here: http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/transport/road-safety-annual-report-2016_irtad-2016-en