European Commission study examines Urban Vehicle Access Regulations

Source: Civitas The European Commission recently published a study on Urban Vehicle Access Regulations (UVAR) that aims to assist policy makers in their implementation. UVARs are measures that regulate vehicular access to urban infrastructure. Examples include congestion charging, low-emission zones (LEZ), and restrictions on certain types of vehicles. A proliferation in the ways in which [...]

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LEVS Rotterdam: programme unveiled

The 2nd LEVS, World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, will be taking in Rotterdam 22nd & 23rd November 2017. The programme has now been unveiled and can be found here: http://www.levs.mobi/page/program/ If you register through LEVA-EU on this page, http://levs.mobi/page/registration-form/ simply by entering the promocode LEVAEU at the bottom of the page, you will receive a 10% discount [...]

EP’s ITRE Committee votes for “right for the plug”, but whose plug?

The ITRE Committee in the European Parliament has voted in favour of electric vehicle recharging points in non-residential buildings. Furthermore, ITRE has supported the "right for the plug", which means than no tenant or co-owner of a building should be stopped from installing a charging point, unless there is a material reason for it. They [...]

5 Flemish Road Shows to promote (Light) Electric Vehicles: call for participation

The Belgian Association for electric mobility, ASBE, has been commissioned by the Flemish authorities to organize electric vehicle road shows in all 5 Flemish Provinces. The roadshows are part of a number of initiatives to promote electric mobility in the framework of the European Union's Clean Power for Transport Package. ASBE is aiming for roadshows [...]

LEVS call for papers closes on Friday

The call for papers for the 2nd World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, to take place in Rotterdam on 22 and 23 November 2017, will be closing on 15th September 2017. Do not miss this unique opportunity to present your work to the premier panel of specialists in the field of Light Electric Vehicles! Submit here: http://www.levs.mobi/page/topics-list/#call

Swedish government to offer € 37 million co-funding for e-bike growth

Source: Cycling Industry News Set out in the Swedish Government’s budget bill for 2018 is a segment relating to electric bikes, within which a €37 million proposal to co-fund e-bike and e-moped sales is found. Coming as part of a wider 5 billion SEK package to bolster the country’s efforts to reduce pollution and slow [...]