E-Bike Legislation in America Shifts to Higher Gear

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany - In the U.S. e-bikes are gaining ground as sales up to August this year grew by close to 28 percent in units and 51 percent in value. Despite these good grades volume-wise the U.S. market comes nowhere near what's happening in Europe. What's hampering growth is the lack of clear rules and regulations. But that's changing as more States implement the 3-class legislation on e-bikes, eMTBs and speed pedelecs.

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