Source: ACEM – EU combined registrations of electric mopeds, motorcycles and quadricycles reached 35,810 units during the first six months of 2019. This represents a substantial increase of 70,0% compared to the registration levels of the first half of 2018 (21,062 units). Most of the electric L-category vehicles registered in the first six months of 2019 are mopeds (28,577 units), followed by motorcycles (5,812 units) and a much smaller number of quadricycles (about 1,421 units).
The largest European markets in terms of volume were France, where combined registrations of mopeds, motorcycles and quadricycles totalled (8,723 units, +60,6% on a year-on-year basis), followed by Belgium (8,087 vehicles, +111,0%), the Netherlands (6,321 vehicles, +62,1%), Spain (4,052 vehicles, +35,8%) and Italy (2,426 vehicles, +86,2%).
It should be noted that the category of electric mopeds also includes speed-pedelecs, i.e. electric bicycles with pedal assistance up to 45 km/h.