INTERMOT 2018: Second early-booking phase runs until 31 March

From 3 to 7 October 2018, the latest motorcycles, scooters, e-bikes as well as the most important developments in electric mobility, accessories, clothing, parts, customizing, tourism and workshop equipment will be showcased on the Koelnmesse exhibition grounds. INTERMOT Cologne extends over approximately 100,000 square metres of exhibition space as well as around 60,000 square metres … Continue reading INTERMOT 2018: Second early-booking phase runs until 31 March

LEVA-EU Member Santos looking for export manager

Dutch LEVA-EU Member Santos Bikes is a producer of high-quality bicycles enjoying  rapid growth. Santos' focus is on trekking bikes and bicycles for commuting, but racing bikes and mountain bikes are also part of the range. In addition to conventional bicycles, Santos also produces e-bikes. All bicycles are designed and assembled in the Netherlands. Santos aims for … Continue reading LEVA-EU Member Santos looking for export manager

LEVA-EU Member VOLT™ Named UK Specialist Distributor of the Year 2018

The 2018 winners of the BikeBiz Awards, sponsored by Tannus Tyres with event partner Citrus Lime, were presented by TV presenter Rebecca Charlton at the London Bike Show at ExCel. “The 2018 awards encapsulated everything about the cycling industry that we love and cherish," said BikeBiz editor Hayley Ferguson. “With an expanded list of awards, a diverse … Continue reading LEVA-EU Member VOLT™ Named UK Specialist Distributor of the Year 2018

EBRD offers excellent opportunity to assist SMEs in LEV-sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) was founded in 1991 to create a new post-Cold War era in central and eastern Europe, furthering progress towards ‘market-oriented economies and the promotion of private and entrepreneurial initiative’.. The EBRD is owned by 66 countries from five continents, as well as the European Union and the … Continue reading EBRD offers excellent opportunity to assist SMEs in LEV-sector

Save the date: 13 April 2018 European Cycle Logistics Symposium 2018 in Berlin

The European Cycle Logistics Federation Symposium 2018 (ECLFS2018) is a one-day event to be held in Berlin: Date: Friday, 13 April 2018 Time: afternoon Venue: Location in Berlin, to be confirmed. ECLFS2018 is a supporting event associated with the International Cargo Bike Festival, which is hosted this year by the bike fair VELOBerlin at the former Tempelhof Airport, … Continue reading Save the date: 13 April 2018 European Cycle Logistics Symposium 2018 in Berlin

14th Eurobike Awards now open for entries

Creative, innovative and functional: if this description fits your products, then you should be entering for the EUROBIKE AWARD 2018. Entries are now being accepted for the cycling industry’s prestigious design award. Designers, developers, manufacturers and importers of cycling products can submit their innovations, irrespective of whether they will be exhibiting at EUROBIKE 2018 or … Continue reading 14th Eurobike Awards now open for entries

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

L1e-A Category “powered cycles” impedes innovation and technological development of electric bicycles

In an article of 15 February, Bike Europe reports “Confusion on Categorization and Type-Approval”. LEVA-EU wants to make it clear that there is no confusion whatsoever. The L1e-A category in Regulation 168/2013 has been largely overlooked (ignored?) by the electric bike sector. It is true however that the majority of member states seem to be … Continue reading L1e-A Category “powered cycles” impedes innovation and technological development of electric bicycles