Tag Archives: e-cargo

Raleigh’s Stride e-cargo bike range launches

Raleigh has launched its new Stride e-cargo range. The new range encompasses two different models: the two-wheeled Stride 2 bike and the larger three-wheeled Stride 3 trike. Both Stride cycles come with a Bosch Performance CX Cargo Line motor. Equipped with a premium enviolo cargo hub and shifters, Raleigh’s use …

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National Trust to trial Raleigh e-bikes and e-cargo bikes

Raleigh has donated £42,000 worth of e-bikes and e-cargo bikes to National Trust properties, as the charity looks to reduce its reliance on traditional vehicles and reach carbon net-zero by 2030. E-bikes will be trialled by staff at 11 properties, including estates such as Tyntesfield in North Somerset, Saltram in …

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A new, greener wave?

Riese & Müller UK sales manager Michael Gregg analyses the cargo bike scene in the UK Cargo bikes in the UK still remain somewhat of a head-turner when one passes you by in the streets. However, in the hustle and bustle of the big city life, the cargo bike is …

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Shimano introduces two new e-bike drive units

Shimano is moving further into the e-bike market with the introduction of two new drive unit models designed with features to power heavy cargo bikes.­ The two models, Shimano’s EP8 and E6100 drive units, will now come in specific cargo variations known as DU-EP800-CRG and DU-E6100-CRG. Using Shimano’s principles of …

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Blubrake presents ‘first and only’ ABS for e-cargo bikes

Blubrake has developed the ‘first and only’ anti-lock braking system (ABS) specifically designed for e-cargo bikes, set to reach the market in the coming months. “The braking stage is of particular importance for these vehicles,” said Fabio Todeschini, founder and general manager of Blubrake. “E-cargo bikes are heavier and faster …

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Southampton City Council launches new electric cargo bike loan scheme

Local organisations in Southampton can now benefit from a new scheme supporting the uptake of alternative sustainable delivery methods across the city region. The RIDES (Realising Innovative Deliveries in Southampton and Eastleigh) project has been launched by Southampton City Council in partnership with Eastleigh Borough Council and will see a …

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Proposals for new ZEV concept presented to European Commission

Trade association LEVA-EU has laid out in full and presented to the European Commission its proposals for a new legal classification of light electric vehicles. The organisation has also called for better representation for Zero Tailpipe Emission Vehicles (ZEVs), the new concept of vehicles it has proposed, in a bid …

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Over £600,000 awarded to e-bike projects across Scotland

The Scottish Government has awarded over £633,000 to support 45 e-bike projects across the country. Through the latest round of the eBike Grant Fund, delivered through Energy Saving Trust, schools, hospitals and community groups will establish projects to adopt e-bikes, adaptive bikes and e-cargo bikes as an alternative to car …

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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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Birmingham City Council launches e-cargo bikes in time for Christmas deliveries

Birmingham City Council received its first batch of e-cargo bikes last Friday, 18th December. Manufactured by Raleigh, the bikes will be used by the Active Wellbeing Society (TAWS) to support community food deliveries in the lead-up to Christmas. In May this year, Birmingham was one of the local authorities to …

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