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 [...]

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Swedish government to offer € 37 million co-funding for e-bike growth

Source: Cycling Industry News Set out in the Swedish Government’s budget bill for 2018 is a segment relating to electric bikes, within which a €37 million proposal to co-fund e-bike and e-moped sales is found. Coming as part of a wider 5 billion SEK package to bolster the country’s efforts to reduce pollution and slow [...]

In Germany, e-bikes are still very popular

Source: VSF - Early June, the Federal Statistical Office announced  1.9 million, that is 5.1% of all private households in Germany had at least one electric bicycle at the beginning of 2016. In 2014 the share was only 3.4%. In  2016 again around 600,000 pedelecs were sold, accordint to the two-wheeler industry federation (ZIV). However, the [...]

Electric moped and motorcycle registrations in the EU: up 30% in Q2 2017

Source ACEM - Whilst total registrations of mopeds and motorcycles decreased by 3% in the second quarter of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, registrations of electric L-category vehicles increased by 30.5% to a total of 13,089 units. The main markets for electric mopeds are France, the Netherlands and Belgium. However, there are no [...]