Electric Bike News

Electric bike sales continue to drive growth for German bike industry
Industry figures tracking sales of bicycles in Germany show that with 4.05 million bicycles sold in Germany last year, units sold dipped 6.9% compared to... 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
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
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

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