LEVA-EU Service Package

What can LEV-EU do for you?

Information, advice & assistance on European legal and regulatory issues

In Europe, Light Electric Vehicles (LEVs) are subject to a large number of laws and regulations. This concerns in the first place technical issues but also trade practices, safety requirements, traffic rules, terms of use for vehicles, … We are able to inform you on all these laws and regulations, as well as to offer you advice and assistance on how to comply with the rules.

  • Technical rules and legislation: type-approval (Directive 168/2013 et al.), CE-standards, Machinery -, EMC -, Battery -, WEEE – and RoHS Directives.
  • Other rules and legislation: consumer guarantees, product safety, product liability, …
  • National rules: traffic codes, terms of use for vehicles: insurance, protective clothing (e.g. helmets, …), age limits, driving licences, …

Access to extensive LEV-network

Our network consists of the following LEV stakeholders and authorities/organizations/companies which are relevant for the LEV community:

  • European Commission, European Parliament and Permanent Representations of the Member States
  • National and local authorities responsible for transport/mobility
  • Producers, importers, distributors of vehicles, components and accessories
  • Associations related to the LEV-sector
  • Academic/research world: universities, research institutes, …
  • Trade exhibitions
  • LEV trade press
  • Wider European electromobility community through the Platform for Electromobility (see below).
  • Upon request we will make introduction of members to members.

Preferential rates

  • For participation in LEVA-EU and LEVA events: shows, conferences, networking dinners, …
  • For certain LEV webinars
  • For LEVA E-Bike Technical Training Course
  • 10% discount on ads in China E-V magazine

Publication services

  • Free publication of company details and logo on LEVA-EU website with direct link to your website.
  • Free publication of your company news on LEVA-EU website.

Access to LEV advocacy

LEVA-EU monitors all EU legislation and policy-making that may be relevant to LEV-companies. In consultation with its members, LEVA-EU selects those issues which are most relevant to the LEV-sector and develops and implements a European advocacy strategy.

LEVA-EU currently actively works on the following issues:

  • Technical regulations: review of the type-approval for L-category vehicles, LEVA-EU is member of the European Commission’s “motorcycle working group”
  • Terms of use for LEVs: traffic code, insurance, protective clothing (e.g. helmets, …), age limits, driving licences
  • Review of the Green Public Procurement Transport Criteria
  • Review of the Clean Vehicles Directive
  • Preparation of a new Energy Performance Building Directive

LEVA-EU currently monitors the following issues:

  • Technical regulations: CEN standards relevant to LEVs
  • European transport policy
  • Review Machinery Directive
  • Battery, EMC, RoHs, WEEE, Low Voltage Directive & Battery Transport Regulations
  • Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

European subsidy programmes

  • Free information on relevant European subsidy programmes such as Horizon 2020, Interreg, Erasmus+, …
  • We assist you in searching for relevant project calls.
  • We assist you in searching for potential project partners.

Further details on LEVA-EU

Websites
leva-eu.com

 

levassociation.com

Specific European LEVA website with possibility to subscribe to automatic news alerts

Global LEVA website

Social Media
Twitter To be created
LinkedIn To be created
Facebook To be created
Exhibitions & conferences
Eurobike LEVA-EU and LEVA have a booth at Eurobike to inform companies on their activities and to foster networking
LEVS 2016 – First Light Electric Vehicle Summit in Barcelona, Spain Presentation of a keynote speech
European Cycle Logistics Conference 2017 – Vienna Presentation: The Future of Electric Assist and cargo bike classification
Related Associations
Recharge, CONEBI, ACEM, FEMA, FIM, ECF … LEVA-EU has regular contact with these associations and consults with them on relevant LEV issues.

For all further details, please contact:
Annick Roetynck, LEVA-EU Manager
tel. +32 9 233 60 05 – mobile +32 475 500 588
email a.roetynck@pandora.be

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