LEVS Rotterdam: programme unveiled

The 2nd LEVS, World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, will be taking in Rotterdam 22nd & 23rd November 2017. The programme has now been unveiled and can be found here: http://www.levs.mobi/page/program/ If you register through LEVA-EU on this page, http://levs.mobi/page/registration-form/ simply by entering the promocode LEVAEU at the bottom of the page, you will receive a 10% discount [...]

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LEVS call for papers closes on Friday

The call for papers for the 2nd World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, to take place in Rotterdam on 22 and 23 November 2017, will be closing on 15th September 2017. Do not miss this unique opportunity to present your work to the premier panel of specialists in the field of Light Electric Vehicles! Submit here: http://www.levs.mobi/page/topics-list/#call

LEVA-EU and Bike Europe Information Meeting at Eurobike: electric bike companies still have many questions on electric bike rules

At Eurobike, LEVA-EU and Bike Europe organized an information meeting on electric bikes. In the EU these are subject to a lot of complicated rules: type-approval, CE-standards, the Machinery Directive, helmet obligation, insurance, traffic code, ...  Companies which are manufacturing, distributing or selling electric bikes in Europe may well get lost in this maze of [...]

2017 Polis Conference “Innovation in transport for sustainable cities and regions” – Call for Speakers

Polis has published the list of topics on which presentations are sought for the technical sessions of their annual conference, which takes place in December in Brussels. All abstracts should highlight the innovative dimension as well as results achieved and lessons learned. Innovative presentation formats are also welcome! Interested speakers are requested to prepare an abstract using [...]

Bike Europe and AVERE organize Information Meeting at Eurobike for Electric Bike Business

European electric bicycle sales continue to grow spectacularly. Also, new types, such as speed pedelecs or electric mountain bikes, are conquering the market. These developments crank up discussions on rules and regulations. How should these vehicles be categorized? Which technical regulations apply? What are the terms of use, for instance when it comes to helmets, [...]

Presentations EESC Public hearing on White Paper on Transport online

On 6 March, the European Economic and Social Committee organised a public hearing on the "White Paper on Transport: where do we stand?". All presentations are now online: http://www.eesc.europa.eu/?i=portal.en.events-and-activities-white-paper-transport-assessment-present. As a result of the hearing and of other meetings at the EESC, the Committee's opinion is being improved by the rapporteurs and will finally be [...]