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Bafang set to open third Chinese subsidiary

Bafang is investing in a new facility for the development and production of high-end battery packs. To meet its growing development needs and clarify its business layout, the manufacturer will soon establish a third subsidiary in China, with a working name of Bafang New Energy (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. The final name …

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ZEG to participate in 2021’s IAA Mobility

ZEG is set to participate in IAA Mobility 2021. The show will see brands including Bulls, Flyer, Hercules, i:SY, Kettler, Pegasus, and Wanderer present their latest collections across 3,500 square metres. These brand booths will be located in the B2B2C area of the Summit (exhibition centre). A joint booth at …

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Bafang receives UL 2849 certificate for mid motor

Bafang Electric has been awarded the UL 2849 certificate, the ‘first’ mid motor UL certificate in China. The certificate awarding ceremony was held on 9th February both online and offline. Qinghua Wang, chairman and general manager of Bafang, Xiukun Yu, vice president of UL, and senior staff from both sides …

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Zipabout launches First and Last Mile feature, integrates e-scooters into UK public transport network

British technology company Zipabout has launched its new First and Last Mile feature, integrating all passenger transport options – including e-scooters – for the first time. The First and Last mile feature is now live on Zipabout’s personalised information service and will soon be made available to its clients (transport …

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Tier appoints Ashwini Chhabra as company’s first chief public policy officer

Tier has appointed Ashwini Chhabra as the company’s first chief public policy officer. “Our goal is to be the best possible partner for cities while building the most sustainable mobility solutions for citizens. So it is crucial for us to have the right expertise with a deep understanding of city …

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‘UK’s largest’ specialist e-bike shop opens in Edinburgh

The Electric Cycle Company (ECC), Edinburgh, has just opened its new 4,000 square foot electric bike store and workshop on Crewe Road North, making it the ‘largest specialist e-bike shop in the UK’. Over four times the size of its previous shop, ECC said it has created a safe and …

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First bike brand partners announced for IAA Mobility 2021

IAA Mobility has announced the first bike brands that have registered to exhibit at September’s show. Both regular and electric models from categories including urban, road, cargo, gravel, MTB and more will be showcased. The complete bike brands that have confirmed as of today are Bergamont, Ca Go, Fixie Inc., …

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Sheffield City Council takes delivery of 25 e-bikes and cargo bikes from Pure Electric

Sheffield City Council has taken delivery of 25 e-bikes and cargo bikes from Pure Electric. The city will be operating a city-wide Social Prescribing Scheme which is being set up by Heeley development trust in partnership with the primary care networks. As part of this scheme, Pure Electric is supplying 21 …

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The year of the e-bike?

By Jazz Walia, CEO, Tannus Tyres In my opinion, this will be the year that e-bike usage skyrockets as consumers finally embrace technological advancements that have sparked the cycling industry into the modern age. In a new era of city mobility, e-bikes, without a doubt, are going to become the …

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Lime teams up with Pedal Me to launch Ride to Recovery initiative

Lime is partnering with e-cargo and passenger bike service Pedal Me to give Londoners free rides to and from their COVID jabs. The Ride to Recovery initiative, which forms part of the £1 million investment in Lime Aid and Access in the UK, will see Londoners given a code for …

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