Certification of speed pedelec helmets for the Netherlands now possible

13-12-2016 - Following the publication of a Dutch standard for helmets for fast electric bicycles (45 km/h), NTA 8776, it is now possible to certify speed pedelec helmets to this standard both in the Netherlands and in Belgium. In cooperation with an expert group, the Dutch standardization organization NEN has developed the certification scheme NCS 8776 in which [...]

Are you ready for the new Type-Approval for Electric Bikes? Or are you still struggling?

AVERE Light Electric Vehicle Task Force may have the answers you are looking for. We are only a few weeks away from the definite application of the new type-approval system for electric bicycles. As of 1st January 2017, all new types of vehicles may only be type-approved on the basis of the Regulation 168/2013. From [...]

Electric Mobility Europe launches 2016 call for projects

In collaboration with the European Commission and the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association, European countries and regions set up the Electric Mobility Europe Call 2016 (EMEurope Call 2016) to further promote and advance electric mobility in Europe. Funded projects in the EMEurope Call 2016 shall focus on the application and implementation of e-mobility in urban [...]

Platform for Electromobility publishes position paper on charging infrastructure

Electro-mobility offers an unequalled solution to make Europe’s transport more efficient, less dependent on imported energy, low carbon, clean and quiet. Specifically, the electrification of surface transport will enable Member States to meet their greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for 2030 and to address the public health crisis arising from urban air pollution. The construction [...]