Tag: E-Bikes

Sep 12, 2019 - 01:55 pm

Bafang opens e-bike motor plant in Poland

Bafang, the Chinese manufacturer of motors and other components for e-bikes, has opened its first production facility outside of China in Wroclaw, Poland. The new plant should allow a faster supply for European customers.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 06:51 pm

GreenStorm to offer hourly e-bike hire in exchange

The Austrian eMobility service provider Greenstorm, which has made a name for itself with an exchange concept for the hotel industry, is expanding its business field. Its subsidiary Green4rent makes it possible to rent e-bikes from partners such as fitness centres or campsites.

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Jun 22, 2019 - 08:13 am

Mahle expands range of e-bike components

After German Automotive supplier Mahle took over ebikemotion Technologies (now Mahle Ebikemotion) last year, the supplier is further expanding its business. Mahle now offers connective and complete e-bike drive systems.

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Jun 19, 2019 - 04:09 pm

Bosch has new drive for electric cargo bikes

Bosch eBike Systems has presented its new products for 2020. In addition to better batteries and quieter motors, there are several new digital functions – as well as new drive units for electric cargo bikes.

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Jun 6, 2019 - 03:24 pm

Bird unfolds its first two-seater EV as Bird Cruiser

Bird has just unveiled the Bird Cruiser: a new, seated, electric two-wheeler that can optionally have foot pegs or pedals. The new vehicle is rolling out this summer as part of Bird’s global fleet of shared vehicles as well as to platform partners.

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May 22, 2019 - 12:54 pm

Bosch eBike Systems announce R200 e-bike range test

Bosch eBike Systems has made progress on a standard for measuring the ranges of e-bikes with defined parameters. The R200 has been developed in cooperation with ZIV (Germany’s bicycle industry association) and major companies from the bicycle industry are getting behind it.

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May 5, 2019 - 07:56 pm

Volkswagen (VWCV) presents serial cargo e-bike

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles took its smallest delivery vehicle to date to the new “micromobility expo” in Hanover. The VW Cargo e-Bike (sic!) is due to hit the road this year, and the start of serial production imminent.

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Apr 25, 2019 - 04:20 pm

TU Delft & Gazelle developing crash-proof e-bike (video)

TU Delft, together with the bicycle manufacturer Gazelle, has developed the prototype of a crash-proof e-bike. The intelligent control assistant intervenes as soon as the electric bike threatens to tip over and keeps the bike stable and upright at speeds of over 4 km/h.

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Mar 9, 2019 - 04:35 pm

Volkswagen reveals last-mile e-scooter concepts

Volkswagen revealed two micro mobility concepts in Geneva, the Streetmate e-scooter that can be driven while sitting or standing; and the three-wheeled Cityskater, known as the “last mile surfer”, which is a collapsible standing scooter steered by shifting weight.

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Mar 7, 2019 - 01:21 pm

Harley-Davidson upgrades electric motorbike range

It is not “just” cars at Geneva; there are some exciting two-wheelers as well. Take Harley-Davidson and the LiveWire. The electric motorcycle received yet another upgrade as H-D specifies more range. On top, e-bike concepts are on show, and Harley just bought into the market for the youngest easy riders ever.

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Feb 20, 2019 - 02:35 pm

Ireland: An Post to deliver with 750 electric vehicles

An Post, the state-owned provider of postal services in Ireland, plans to purchase 750 electric vehicles by 2022, of which 200 will be on the roads this year. All deliveries in central Dublin are to be a 100% electric by the end of 2019 with other urban areas of Ireland to follow suit.

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Nov 11, 2018 - 03:22 pm

Paris to launch world’s largest electric bicycle fleet

The greater Paris area will be launching a state-funded initiative to move commuters from driving cars and switch to electric bicycles. Starting in September 2019, Ile-de-France Mobilités (IDFM) will set up 10,000 e-bikes for long-term rental, with an option to expand to 20,000, which would make it the world’s largest e-bike rental programme.

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Sep 20, 2018 - 04:19 pm

Voltabox acquires Accurate

The German battery system manufacturer Voltabox has completed a corporate takeover. This time, the expansion cost 5 million euros, going to a German supplier of battery systems specialized on pedelecs; Accurate Smart Battery Systems.

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Sep 12, 2018 - 01:13 pm

Yamaha expanding electric two-wheeler business

Yamaha is taking their electric bike business further into new markets. A cooperation with Gogoro for Yamaha to use the firm’s battery swapping system in Taiwan is just in the making. Yamaha will add their design and marketing power. Moreover, they started selling pedelecs in the U.S. for the first time.

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Aug 21, 2018 - 06:02 pm

Norway controlling border with Russia on e-bikes

Norway is taking a new approach to controlling its close to 200-km border with Russia. Border patrols are testing off-road electric bikes that allow for a much stealthier approach, while being kinder to the taiga’s flora and fauna.

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Aug 20, 2018 - 05:24 pm

Citkar wins new investor for cargo e-bike Loadster

Berlin-based startup Citkar has found a new investor that will help kick-off series production of their four-wheeled cargo pedelec Loadster. Investor TEC Ventures is active in the clean energy industry and is to reload logistics now. 

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Aug 8, 2018 - 02:33 pm

USA: E-bikes to be hit with 25% import tariff

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) now finalised the list of of Chinese products that will be hit with a 25% tariff. Despite opposition from the industry, e-bikes remain included but there is one more chance to petition.

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Jul 23, 2018 - 07:16 pm

MTB: Brose and Shimano introduce new e-motors

Brose and Shimano have introduced new motors for e-mountain bikes; the Drive S Mag (Brose) and the E7000 (Shimano). While one is designed for the more athletic tours, the other is designed with an affordable price in mind.

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Jul 19, 2018 - 04:58 pm

Govecs takes over Stuttgart ID bike brand Elmoto

The electric scooter manufacturer Govecs is taking over the brand Elmoto from ID-Bike, further expanding their electric scooter model range. The company will begin releasing their next bike, the Elmoto HR4 at the start of next year.

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Jul 13, 2018 - 03:47 pm

Giant sets up pedelec factory in Hungary

The Taiwanese bike manufacturer has announced construction plans for a new factory to manufacture pedelecs in the Hungarian Gyöngyös. Cost for the construction will run up to 46 million euro.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/09/12/bafang-opens-plant-in-poland/
12.09.2019 13:51