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Electric Motorcycles News is a new informational website about electric motorcycles. It’s a Belgian non-commercial initiative to present a realistic overview of existing electric motorcycles today and some future projects. “I was fascinated to discover so many exciting projects when I started preparing the website,” says Guy Salens, coordinator. “There are so many opportunities for [...]

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The Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI) and the urban mobility SOLUTIONS network are calling for cities from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America to become involved as leading city, take-up city or training participants

The SOLUTIONS network and the UEMI are looking for take-up cities to work together on the implementation of sustainable urban mobility measures. This is part of a new partnership with the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) and the European Green Vehicles Initiative (EGVI) as part of the EU-funded project FUTURE-RADAR. As part of an effort to deliver [...]

United States Trade Representative considering additional custom duties on European exports of motorcycles

The European Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (ACEM) is deeply concerned about the current decision of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to consider imposing additional customs duties of up to 100% on European motorcycle exports between 51cc and 500cc as of March 2017. This potential measure follows a formal petition to the USTR from the [...]

TRB-Meeting on Emerging Vehicles for Low Speed Transportation

The American Transportation Research Board (TRB) is holding its Annual Meeting in Washington DC. This is the largest meeting of transportation professionals and researchers, with more than 11,000 attendees. In this framework, there will be a meeting of the Subcommittee on Emerging Vehicles for Low Speed Transportation (e.g., e-bikes). Importantly, if you are interested but unable to [...]

Electric scooters blazing a trail for Taiwan’s economic future- Nikkei Asian Review

TAIPEI -- The drone of scooter engines reaches near-deafening levels on the streets of the Taiwanese capital during the morning rush hour. The island's roughly 23 million people own some 13.6 million scooters, the highest number per person in the world. In a city infamous for its gridlock, scooters are an indispensable means of transportation for Taiwanese [...]