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DfT announces transport law review

The DfT yesterday published the ‘summary of responses’ to its consultation on the future of mobility. The Future of Urban Mobility Strategy pulls together responses from organizations and individuals, local authorities, transport organizations and trade associations. The resulting strategy sets out 9 key principles that will shape the government’s decision-making to ensure future transport is …
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Hero Cycles launch their first UK-designed electric bike

Indian-owed Hero Cycles will launch its first range of British-designed and Indian-manufactured electric bikes into Europe later this month. Branded Insync, the range has been designed at the company’s new £2m Hero Global Design Centre in Manchester. Sreeram Venkateswaran, CEO of Hero’s UK subsidiary Avocet Sports, said the new Insync range of e-bikes will “fill …
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Sales of e-bikes overtake the traditional city pushbike in the Netherlands

Electric bikes accounted for 40% of all bicycle sales in the Netherlands during 2018, pushing sales figures for the traditional ‘touring and city’ style of pushbike off the top spot for the first time. Dutch touring/city style push bikes have traditionally proved to be popular transport for parents, commuters, students and business use alike. In …
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Further £462k grant funds “e-bike revolution” in Scotland

Scottish organisations, universities and communities will benefit from a second round of funding to purchase electric bikes this year. Close to half a million pounds will assist 27 organisations invest in electric bikes in 2019. Scotland’s government wants to start an ‘e-bike revolution’ by encouraging more people to travel by pedelec; last year they earmarked …