Call for Papers: 23 rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

September 26 – 28, 2018, Berlin, Germany ICBR is the international platform for presenting the latest developments and discussing the challenges faced by the battery recycling industry. The 23rd edition of ICBR will bring together many experts and decision makers of the battery recycling value chain such as battery manufacturers, battery recyclers, OEMs from the electronic and e-mobility industry, … Continue reading Call for Papers: 23 rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

USA electric bike market reaches 260,00 in 2017

eCycleElectric’s estimates 2017 electric bike sales in the USA for a minimum of 260,000 units. eCE found 215,000 ebikes imported into the USA during the 12 months of 2017, with an additional 15,000 thought to have been built from parts by various assemblers. Knowing that we do not find all the imports, from past experience, … Continue reading USA electric bike market reaches 260,00 in 2017

European Commission initiates anti-subsidy proceeding

Following a complaint lodged by EBMA on 8 November 2017, the European Commission announced the initiation of an anti-subsidy proceeding concerning imports of electric bicycles from China. The alleged subsidy practices consist, amon other things, of  direct transfers of funds and potential direct transfers of funds or liabilities, government revenue forgone or not collected, and government … Continue reading European Commission initiates anti-subsidy proceeding

First Meeting of the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles

On Tuesday 19 December, the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles held their first meeting in Brussels to discuss the proceeding concerning imports of electric bicycles from China. The Collective is a group of importers in the EU, some of whom have been on the market for a long time and who all share … Continue reading First Meeting of the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles

EU Anti-Dumping Proceedings Electric Bicycles from China: Executive Summary of the Complaint

On 20th October, the European Commission has published a notice of initiation of an anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of electric bicycles originating in the People’s Republic of China, which you will find here: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52017XC1020(01) LEVA-EU believes it is important for all stakeholders, both EU producers and importers of electric bicycles, to be informed on the procedure … Continue reading EU Anti-Dumping Proceedings Electric Bicycles from China: Executive Summary of the Complaint

LEVA-EU survey on electric range test for electric bicycles in type-approval

If you haven't participated in the survey on electric range yet, please do so, the survey is ongoing .  It only takes 5 minutes:  https://goo.gl/forms/YMvqvwtRbggY0pmw2 All electric bicycles, except those with power assistance up to 25 km/h and 250W, must comply with European type-approval (Regulation 168/2013). These electric bicycles, such as for instance speed pedelecs, … Continue reading LEVA-EU survey on electric range test for electric bicycles in type-approval

Research: Sustainable vehicles-based alternatives in last mile logistics

Source: City Logistics - The advent of new technologies in last mile deliveries is about to cause a disruption in the traditional business model applied in city logistics. In this context, identifying new business and operations models and vehicles that could be applied for last mile deliveries in urban areas becomes crucial A recent research paper aims to identify, … Continue reading Research: Sustainable vehicles-based alternatives in last mile logistics

Bike Europe and LEVA-EU organize Electric Bike Information Meeting at Eurobike

As a result of the persistent success of electric bikes in Europe, manufacturers, importers and dealers are confronted with the numerous and complicated rules governing these bikes. That is why Bike Europe and LEVA have decided to organize an information meeting at Eurobike. It is becoming clear that many players in the electric bike business … Continue reading Bike Europe and LEVA-EU organize Electric Bike Information Meeting at Eurobike

2018 TRB Annual Meeting: Call for Papers, Deadline August 1, 2017

TRB is accepting papers for consideration as part of the program for the 97th TRB Annual Meeting, January 7–11, 2018, in Washington, D.C., and for publication in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board (TRR). All papers—whether for presentation at the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting or publication in the TRR—must be submitted … Continue reading 2018 TRB Annual Meeting: Call for Papers, Deadline August 1, 2017

In Holland the Speed Pedelec is no Longer Seen as a Bike

What is written here about speed pedelecs in the Netherlands goes for all EU countries. Speed pedelecs have been categorized as mopeds in European harmonized technical regulations. However, member states have the competence to give them a special status in traffic law and for instance, allow them to ride where bicycles ride or exempt them … Continue reading In Holland the Speed Pedelec is no Longer Seen as a Bike