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German Industry Association ZIV Opens Berlin Office

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BERLIN, Germany – “The opening of an office in the capital of Germany brings us in the immediate proximity of the political decision-makers, develops contacts and observe the political process at close quarters,” says Siegfried Neuberger, Managing Director of ZIV.

German Industry Association ZIV Opens Berlin Office
As of February 1, 2016 the ZIV –Berlin office is based in the John F. Kennedy building. – Photo ZIV

As of February 1, 2016 the ZIV –Berlin office is based in the John F. Kennedy building which is located nearby the governmental offices.

Why Berlin?

“The proximity to politicians together with the increasing importance of political decisions on the further development of bicycle and e-bike production as well as market growth in the years to come, were among other reasons for our decision to open this office,” explains Siegfried Neuberger.

25% share in everyday mobility

The importance of bicycles and e-bikes in everyday mobility, the environment and health issues will increase is estimated by the ZIV and many experts in the coming years.

“To support this trend of growing importance of cycling in everyday mobility, the environment and health, the conditions for the use of bicycles and e-bikes must improve continuously over the coming years. In addition to a bicycle-friendly infrastructure, also other incentives are required in order to achieve the aim set by our national Government to reach a 25 percent share of cycling in mobility by 2020,” says Siegfried Neuberger.

The contact details of the Berlin ZIV office are:
Zweirad-Industrie-Verband e.V. – Berlin
Rahel-Hirsch-Straße 10 (3. OG)
D-10557 Berlin
Phone +49 30 59008 3562
Fax +49 30 59008 3700
contact@ziv-zweirad.de
www.ziv-zweirad.de

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