EBMA files dumping complaint against import Chinese electric bicycles

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

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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 … Continue reading electricmotorcycle.news

Chinese electric bicycle export up 20% in 2016

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

Low-speed electric vehicles in China are booming

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 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 … 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

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

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 … Continue reading TRB-Meeting on Emerging Vehicles for Low Speed Transportation

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

OECD Road Safety Annual Report 2016

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has released a report that provides an overview for road safety performance in 40 countries, including the most recent safety data, the crash data collection process in various countries, road safety strategies, and road user behavior. The report is here: http://www.oecd-ilibrary.org/transport/road-safety-annual-report-2016_irtad-2016-en

The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association appoints Stephan Schaller as new President

The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association, IMMA, has elected yesterday Mr Stephan Schaller as its new President.   The decision was taken by IMMA’s General Assembly, hosted by the Federation of Asian Motorcycle Industries (FAMI) and the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI).  Mr Schaller, President of BMW Motorrad, who currently serves as President of the European Association … Continue reading The International Motorcycle Manufacturers Association appoints Stephan Schaller as new President