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

European importers sue European Commission over registration of e-bike imports from China

On 10 July 2018, two European e-bike importers filed with the EU General Court an application for annulment of the Commission Regulation imposing the registration of imports of electric bicycles from China. Since 4 May 2018, by order of the European Commission, all new imports of electric bicycles from China must be registered with the … Continue reading European importers sue European Commission over registration of e-bike imports from China

LEVA-EU presentation at Eurobike: Anti-dumping duties on e-bikes injure importers

During a presentation at EuroBike, e-bike importers discussed the ongoing anti-dumping investigation opened by the European Commission in October 2017 which may result in the imposition of duties on imports from China. Importers expressed concerns that this investigation may deal a fatal blow to their businesses and the thousands jobs they represent. Indeed, duties as … Continue reading LEVA-EU presentation at Eurobike: Anti-dumping duties on e-bikes injure importers

Online Survey on Prospects for Small Electric Vehicles in the Transition of Urban Mobility Concepts

Against the background of her master thesis at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Hochschule RheinMain in Germany, Amelie Ewert is conducting an online survey on prospects for Small Electric Vehicles. For her thesis, she is exploring the opportunities and obstacles for the market in an international perspective regarding Europe, USA and Asia. Her … Continue reading Online Survey on Prospects for Small Electric Vehicles in the Transition of Urban Mobility Concepts

LEVA-EU Dumping Information Meeting at Eurobike and Dumping Injury Survey

The Commission's decision to register imports of e-bikes from China has caused great injury to the companies in the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles and to many more SMEs throughout Europe. The uncertainty about potential retroactive collection of duties and the level of potential duties is causing enormous chaos. To provide clarification on … Continue reading LEVA-EU Dumping Information Meeting at Eurobike and Dumping Injury Survey