UK government: £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes

The UK government has announced £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes, driving companies towards a greener future. The funding will help pave the way for the nimble electric delivery vehicles to replace older, polluting vans - helping to improve the environment and reduce congestion. The announcement is part of the international Zero … Continue reading UK government: £2 million to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes

Finnish Transport Ministry proposes € 400 electric bike subsidy

Source Yle - Finland’s Ministry of Transport and Communications is proposing a subsidy of up to 400 euros annually for anyone who buys an electric bicycle. An electric bicycle or e-bike has a built-in electric motor and rechargeable battery that helps with propulsion. They typically sell for 1400-3,000 euros in Finland, with some simpler models … Continue reading Finnish Transport Ministry proposes € 400 electric bike subsidy

EU dumping case on e-bikes from China: rumours

Have you heard on the grapevine that as of 20th April duties will have to be paid retroactively should definitive duties be imposed? These are the facts. On 31st January, EBMA has submitted to the European Commission a request for registration of imports. On 22nd February, the Collective of Importers has requested the European Commission … Continue reading EU dumping case on e-bikes from China: rumours

Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles asks Commission to reject EBMA request for registration

Today, the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles has asked the European Commission to decline EBMA’s request for registration of imports. In a 13-page document, the Collective argues in great detail that there is no justification and necessity for such registration. According to the Collective, the EBMA has failed to provide sufficient evidence to … Continue reading Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles asks Commission to reject EBMA request for registration

Registrations of electric motorcyles and mopeds increased in 2017 in the EU

The European electric motorcycle market grew from 3,496 units in 2016 to 4,121 units in 2017 (+20.4%). However, it remains at niche levels. Only 0.45% of all motorcycles registered in Europe in 2017 were electric. Registrations of electric mopeds in the EU increased substantially from 11,342 units in 2016 to 27,029 units in 2017 (+38.3%). … Continue reading Registrations of electric motorcyles and mopeds increased in 2017 in the EU

Belgian distributor looking for supplier 3 or 4-wheel L-category vehicle

A distributor specialized in the distribution of light electric vehicles for sustainable mobility in Belgium is seeking to supplement his current offer with a 3 or 4-wheel LEV. The vehicle should be designed for 1 or 2 people and a loading bed at the back. The width of the vehicle should be no more than … Continue reading Belgian distributor looking for supplier 3 or 4-wheel L-category vehicle

EU dumping case on e-bikes from China: the facts so far

There is a lot of incorrect information and unsubstantiated rumours going around in and outside Europe about the anti-dumping proceedings against electric bicycles imported from China. With this article, LEVA-EU establishes the facts based on dumping legislation. LEVA-EU hopes that this will put a stop to the gossip factory and will help companies to make … Continue reading EU dumping case on e-bikes from China: the facts so far

E-Bikes Take Lead in Belgian Market

Source: Bike Europe  The Belgian people embraced e-bikes like in no other European market. A recent market study by ‘Velofollies’, the country’s biggest bicycle show, confirmed results of previous surveys which showed that the e-bike is currently the largest bicycle category in Belgium with a market share (in units) of 45%. Read the rest of … Continue reading E-Bikes Take Lead in Belgian Market

European Commission hears Collective of European Importers

The European Commission has granted the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles a hearing, which took place half January. This hearing allowed the Collective to detail their response to the anti-dumping and anti-subsidy complaints and proceedings and to further develop their argumentation against possible measures. The Collective was represented by 5 importers from Belgium, … Continue reading European Commission hears Collective of European Importers