LEVA-EU survey on electric range test for electric bicycles in type-approval

If you haven't participated in the survey on electric range yet, please do so, the survey is ongoing .  It only takes 5 minutes:  https://goo.gl/forms/YMvqvwtRbggY0pmw2 All electric bicycles, except those with power assistance up to 25 km/h and 250W, must comply with European type-approval (Regulation 168/2013). These electric bicycles, such as for instance speed pedelecs, … Continue reading LEVA-EU survey on electric range test for electric bicycles in type-approval

Electrification of transport: a crucial means to meeting the 2020 and 2030 renewables targets

The future Renewable Energy Directive (RED) should actively promote the electrification of transport. This is the key message from The Platform for Electro mobility in its response to the Public Consultation on a new Renewable Energy Directive (RED). Coupled with production of low-carbon electricity and implemented in conjunction with broader sustainable transport principles, electrification of … Continue reading Electrification of transport: a crucial means to meeting the 2020 and 2030 renewables targets

EU Consultation on emission reduction

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the preparation of a legislative proposal on the effort of Member States to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions to meet the European Union's emission reduction commitment in a 2030 perspective. It concerns the continuation in the period 2021-2030 of the current Decision 406/2009/EC on the effort … Continue reading EU Consultation on emission reduction

Commission launches consultation on mid-term review 2011 White Paper on Transport

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the mid-term review of the 2011 White Paper on Transport. The consultation aims at collecting stakeholders' views on the White Paper: "Roadmap to a Single European Transport Areas - Towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system" (see: http://ec.europa.eu/transport/themes/strategies/2011_white_paper_en.htm Respondents are asked to assess the progress … Continue reading Commission launches consultation on mid-term review 2011 White Paper on Transport