According to the US trade paper Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, Chinese-made e-bikes, would be subject to a 25 percent tariff under a proposal released Friday. The tariff, which could take effect in a matter of months, would increase the retail price of the bikes by hundreds of dollars, perhaps enough to make them uncompetitive with … Continue reading 25% extra on Chinese e-bikes for US?
The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has come into effect on May 25, 2018. As a result, everybody on the distribution list for the weekly LEVA and LEVA-EU newsletter received a message with the request to explicitly confirm that they wanted to continue to receive the newsletter. Unfortunately, if you didn't respond to this … Continue reading LEVA & LEVA-EU newsletter: are you subscribed?
Source: EBMA Moreno Fioravanti, Secretary General at the European Bicycle Manufacturers Association (EBMA) announced: “dumped Chinese e-bikes are flooding the EU market. European e-bikes are undercut and overwhelmed in their home market by heavily subsidised, illegally dumped Chinese e-bikes sold below their cost of production. Imports of e-bikes from China have been increasing quickly and … Continue reading EBMA files dumping complaint against import Chinese electric bicycles
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 … Continue reading electricmotorcycle.news
Source Shanghai Daily: CHINA exported over a million electric bicycles last year under Belt and Road Initiative and amid a gloomy domestic market, the industry association announced today. Some 1.3 million electric bicycles with the total value of US$510 million were exported to over 100 nations and regions in 2016, a 20 percent increase on year, … Continue reading Chinese electric bicycle export up 20% in 2016
Source: AllChinaTech.com - China’s dream of “leapfrogging” its electric vehicle (EV) industry has ran into some bumps on the road. After reports of widespread abuse, the government has decided it was time for a complete overhaul of the generous subsidy system for EVs, leading to a massive 74% fall in sales of new energy cars … Continue reading Low-speed electric vehicles in China are booming
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 … Continue reading 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 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 … Continue reading United States Trade Representative considering additional custom duties on European exports of motorcycles
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 … Continue reading TRB-Meeting on Emerging Vehicles for Low Speed Transportation
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 … Continue reading Electric scooters blazing a trail for Taiwan’s economic future- Nikkei Asian Review