Electric Bike News

Bristol cycle manufacturer with £200k crowdfund eyes e-bike market

Temple Cycles was set up by Matt Mears just over 3 years ago, selling bicycles designed and built in the UK direct to consumers. Mears... Read more

Electric bike grants: UK trails behind other European countries
A comparison of grants and subsidies offered by European governments to increase electric bike use and reduce pollution sees the UK languishing near the bottom... Read more
Avere: Rise in EU speed pedelecs sold without type approval
Avere, the European Association for Electromobility, has issued a reminder to the EU e-bike industry that the “definite application” of the new type approval rules... Read more
Swatch diversifies into electric vehicle batteries
Belenos Clean Power, a research subsidiary of the Swatch Group, is working on a new type of battery, initially intended to clean up the automotive... Read more
DFT electric bike law update
DfT consults on compulsory insurance for e-bikes & lawnmowers
A European Court of Justice judgment may see third party insurance being required for a broader scope of ‘vehicles’ being ridden on private land as... Read more
Interview with Momentum Electric: the making of the VIT-S
Momentum Electric was founded in 2012 by product design graduate, Ying-Tsao Tan. Since then Ying has concentrated on ‘moving everybody’ in the urban market, with... Read more
Ying-Tsao Tan with VIT-S
Momentum Electric launch VIT-S on Kickstarter
Momentum Electric are the latest electric bike manufacturer to capitalize on the reach of Kickstarter, launching their VIT-S, an electric bike first unveiled in the... Read more

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