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

Bad EEA report for transport

The European Environment Agency Briefing “Transport and Environment Reporting Mechanism (TERM)” gives the annual progress assessment based on a series of indicators which track the progress of the transport sector in meeting related policy targets and objectives. Issues covered in the briefing include emissions, air pollution, noise and renewable energy and the impact of transport … Continue reading Bad EEA report for transport

The Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles regrets new EU anti-dumping legislation comes late

The Collective welcomes the approval by the European Council of the new anti-dumping legislation but sincerely regrets that these new rules, aimed at amending the EU breach of WTO rules, have come too late. It has not prevented EBMA from filing a complaint against imports of electric bikes from China based on the “old” unlawful … Continue reading The Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles regrets new EU anti-dumping legislation comes late

Why LEVA-EU assists the Collective of European Importers in AD643

The Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles has requested LEVA-EU to assist them in their defence in AD643 against e-bikes from China. Upon careful consideration, LEVA-EU has decided to accept this task for the following reasons. LEVA-EU is open to any party wanting to join in on the promotion of LEVs, including electric bicycles … Continue reading Why LEVA-EU assists the Collective of European Importers in AD643

Collective of European Importers calls on European Commission to terminate case against Chinese e-bikes

Gent, Belgium - 21 importers from 7 EU member states have joined forces for their defence in the anti-dumping proceeding on electric bikes from China. On 26 November, the Collective of European Importers of Electric Bicycles has sent preliminary comments to the European Commission to counterargue the EBMA-complaint and to request to be considered an … Continue reading Collective of European Importers calls on European Commission to terminate case against Chinese e-bikes