Tag: E-Bikes

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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Jul 10, 2018 - 06:53 pm

Denmark grants speed pedelecs access to bike lanes

Speed Pedelecs, meaning electric bicycles with a maximum speed of 45 kph are allowed on bike lanes in Denmark as of July. Until now, they had to be registered as a small motorbike and had to follow rules different from those for bicycles.

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Jun 25, 2018 - 05:40 pm

LAPD patrolling on speed pedelecs by Bosch

The Los Angeles Police Department has had a quirky addition to their fleet of patrol vehicles as they acquire 20 electric bikes. They have been specifically designed for the force and assist officers up to a speed of 28 mph (45 kph).

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Jun 23, 2018 - 02:46 pm

US-China trade war to hit e-bike market with price surge

Trump could be responsible for hitting U.S. sales of electric bikes hard as pedelecs from China are included in a list of goods proposed for a 25% import tariff hike. This would drive prices up a couple of hundred dollars, potentially stifling a strong-going industry.

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Jun 21, 2018 - 05:22 pm

UPS launches custom-made cargo e-bikes

34 new cargo pedelecs have joined the European fleet of logistics giant UPS. The bikes were specifically developed for the carrier together with Rytle. After initial testing in Germany, the cargo e-bikes are now coming to France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

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Jun 11, 2018 - 07:03 pm

EC wants mandatory e-bike insurance

The European Commission has decided that electric bicycles must have a third party liability insurance. While the draft still needs to go through the EU Council and Parliament, it effectively undermines current legislation that equals pedelecs with bicycles.

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Jun 6, 2018 - 03:40 pm

Uber to share e-bikes in Europe, expanding UberGreen

Uber has not given up on Europe despite a ban of their ride hail service in many cities. Instead the firm tries to tie in with local authorities on a greener note. They want to launch electric bike sharing through their Jump subsidiary and also UberGreen, first in Berlin.

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Jun 5, 2018 - 07:45 pm

Ansmann launches multi-use e-bike drives

Ansmann will present various solutions for electric bikes at this year’s Eurobike in July. Their focus is on hub motors with no less than six novel variants. Moreover, Ansmann integrated an automatic gearshift developed by Schaeffler into its drive system.

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May 31, 2018 - 05:59 pm

Frisco’s Scoot Networks coming to Europe

Scoot Networks, the electric scooter sharing company from San Francisco, has just set up its European HQ in Barcelona. Catalonia’s capital now also got about 1,500 electric two-wheelers to share at their disposal and Scoot plans to take shared mobility further.

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May 17, 2018 - 05:15 pm

Korea to fully electrify buses and trucks by 2030

The government in Seoul wants all buses and trucks to run with zero emissions by 2030, according to local media reports. Moreover, they want to increase the number of fast-charging stations for electric cars to 10,000 by 2022 and also electrify mail delivery.

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May 17, 2018 - 04:38 pm

Cruising e-bike Scrambler S by Vintage Electric

In the U.S. retro-style electric bikes are in season every summer and it is the same with this beach cruiser from California. Vintage Electric presents the Scrambler S, a strong electric bike able to go as fast as 58 kph – mostly illegally so.

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May 8, 2018 - 05:39 pm

Mini mid-motor for extra lightweight e-bikes by Bafang

With the China Cycle Show starting this Sunday, Bafang gears up to presents its latest pedelec technology, in this case its most compact mid-motor to date. The system including the hidden battery weighs less than 4.4 kilos but it is to be seen whether it is light enough to attract road cyclists.

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May 3, 2018 - 01:06 pm

Miniloop: A hyperloop for E-bikes

Architect Richard Moreta thinks he has envisioned the “ideal zero-emission transport system” and most cycle commuters may agree. As a plus, he certainly found a great name for it. 

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Apr 25, 2018 - 04:50 pm

Croatia launches PEV subsidy scheme

The Croatian government has earmarked 12 million kuna (1.6M euros) for a new subsidy scheme to foster electric mobility in all forms. While the programme aims at citizens, another scheme is in the making targeting businesses to switch to PEVs.

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Apr 18, 2018 - 06:17 pm

Citlar launches electric cargo bike Loadster

Berlin-based startup Citkar is mixing things up as its presents its Loadster, an electric cargo bike that carries on the amenities of a tiny car. The four-wheeled pedelec got a roof and a load capacity of 300 kilos, making it a serious and clean contender for last mile logistics.

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Apr 13, 2018 - 06:56 pm

New bike startup VanguardSpark announced

Erik Buell and Frederic Vasseur from Spark Racing have announced their new bike startup VanguardSpark, which will be producing electric bikes. The New York based firms first project will be a pedelec named Speedbike.

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Apr 10, 2018 - 07:37 pm

Uber integrates e-bikes into fleet

The ride-share provider Uber has  added a new tool to their case: electric ride-share company Jump Bikes, that is currently active in San Francisco and Washington D.C. The pedelecs are already available via the Uber app.

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Feb 13, 2018 - 07:56 pm

LimeBike to bring 500 Pedelecs to Seattle

The Californian bike-sharing startup LimeBike, which already holds approximately 3,000 bicycles in Seattle, will be starting roll-out of their first 500 pedal electric bikes, which they will be calling Lime-E.

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Jul 16, 2015 - 08:47 am

E-bikes in Spain.

Some 17,655 electric bikes were sold in Spain last year. Total sales almost reached 1.1 million bicycles, most of them MTB and kids bikes. E-bike sales grew 76.2 percent, according to Spanish AMBE, and they are poised for further growth.
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Mar 20, 2015 - 09:55 am

E-bike sales in Germany.

A total of 480,000 electric bikes were sold in Germany in 2014. That means e-bike sales there increased 17 percent compared to 2013, now reaching a market share of 12 percent.
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Mar 4, 2015 - 10:06 am

E-bike market in the Netherlands.

Impressive 233,000 electric bikes were sold in the Netherlands in 2014 – an annual growth of 16 percent. Pedelecs now account for 21.2 percent market share of bicycles and can also be held (partly) responsible for 11.2 percent more money spent by Dutch people on bicycles (over 886m euros).
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Jan 28, 2015 - 09:26 am

E-bike market, Fracking.

Study tip: Navigant Research predicts that by 2023, e-bikes sales will surpass 360 million units per year. The technological trends include combined throttle-control and pedal-assist models, electric cargo bicycles, retrofit kits and wheels, 3D-printed bicycles, and the use of e-bikes in security applications.
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Reading tip: Ben Griffin explores the question what impact the booming fracking will have on the electric car industry. Fracking could increase access to oil tenfold, but Griffin quotes Tesla CEO Elon Musk saying that EV fans will remain EV fans, no matter the price of petrol.
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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/07/13/giant-sets-up-pedelec-factory-in-hungary/
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