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Rules continue to frustrate e-cargo & speed pedelec growth, says LEVA-EU

LEVA-EU, the trade association for the light electric vehicle sector in the EU, has voiced its frustration on learning that another mobility safety study is to be carried out by the European Commission ahead of implementing any changes to regulations the association says are urgently needed for an innovative sector ‘desperate to break free from …
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Ena: The e-bike that reads your mind

A collaboration between Southampton University, Monash University and IBM has developed an electric bike which uses EEG (electroencephalogram) to regulate motor assistance to the rider, by recording and responding to the cyclist’s changes between central vision and peripheral vision. ‘Ena’ is an EEG-electric bike prototype system that detects electrical activity in the brain via an …
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Cube launch Compact Hybrid

Cube recently launched the Bosch-powered, step-through with 20” wheels for people to “ride the future and save the planet.” With the UK slowly increasing mobility again, Compact’s timing is right on cue. Demand for electric bikes is soaring. Cube see the Compact’s role as avoiding built up traffic, whilst contributing to improving air quality with …
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Northern Ireland scraps electric bike registration and license requirements

Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon, this week brought updated electric bike usage law to the Assembly in Northern Ireland, the affirmation of which means e-bikes can now be used on NI roads without registration or licensing. Mallon said: “On 4 February I announced my intention to bring forward legislation to encourage use of electric bikes by …