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E-bike demo days line-up launched for this summer

The Cycle Show and London eBike Festival organiser Immediate Live has launched a new line-up of e-bike demo days for this summer. Immediate Live will house the events alongside its newly launched Artisan Festival at Hampton Court Palace and the Artisan Collective Fair at National Trust’s Wimpole Estate, with a larger stand-alone version at …

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Copenhagen selected as host city for International Mobility Summit 2021

Electronomous has selected Copenhagen as the host city for the International Mobility Summit 2021 and 2022. Marking its fifth year, the summit will take place from 20th-24th September 2021 and will feature a hybrid format consisting of five virtual days and a one-day physical event. The conference will cover automation, …

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E-drive systems manufacturer Bafang exhibits at China Cycle 2021

E-drive systems manufacturer Bafang presented a wide range of its latest product developments at China Cycle 2021, which was held from 5th-8th May at the Shanghai New International Expo Center. To demonstrate the company’s technological flexibility and customer-led approach, the large Bafang booth had products divided into three distinct groups …

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Voi strengthens leadership team as UK ride count reaches two million

Voi is strengthening its leadership team following the achievement of two million rides in the UK. The operator is welcoming Jack Samler as its new UK and Ireland general manager, Matthew Pencharz as its new head of policy for UK, Ireland and Benelux, and Anna Gustavsson as its new VP …

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Voi shortlisted for CIHT’s Climate Change Award

Voi has been shortlisted for a climate change award for the role it plays in supporting inclusive net-zero transport. The CIHT hosts awards each year covering 11 categories, ranging from collaboration, engineering, transport planning and employer of the year. The Ringway Climate Change Award recognises projects, schemes, products or strategies …

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New Stromer ST5 with Blubrake ABS wins iF Design Award

The new Stromer ST5 with Blubrake ABS has won a 2021 iF Design Award. “We have contributed to the safety of the Stromer ST5 ABS without marring its design,” said Fabio Todeschini, founder and general manager of Blubrake. “We take pride in what the iF Design Award acknowledges: that Blubrake’s …

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Specialized UK announces e-bike battery recycling initiative

Specialized UK has announced a new nationwide recycling scheme to tackle battery recycling for electric bikes. In the UK, sales of Specialized Turbo e-bikes have more than tripled in the last two years alone. To get ahead of the potential long-term impact of e-bike batteries before their end of life, …

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LEVA-EU holding information meetings on EU battery proposal

LEVA-EU has organised two information meetings on the Commission’s new battery proposal, both taking place this week. The Commission’s proposal to the European Parliament and Council for new battery legislation is ‘no less than an existential threat’ to most companies in the Light Electric Vehicle (LEV) sector, said the association. …

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Sea Otter Europe adds e-bike World Cup event, reaffirms commitment to sustainable mobility

Sea Otter Europe has announced the addition of an electric bike World Cup event. The World E-Bike Series – the electric MTB World Cup organised by the UCI – is an international circuit launched in 2019 in Monaco, which, this year, will consist of six events, one of which will …

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France set to offer car owners chance to trade in vehicle for electric bike

France is set to offer car owners the chance to swap their old vehicles for €2,500 towards the purchase of an electric bike. Deputies in the Assembly voted for an amendment to the French Governments’ Climate and Resilience plan to extend the “prime à la conversion” to a series of …

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