EU decision opens up market for generator driven or Series Hybrid e-bikes

BRUSSELS, Belgium – The European Commission has decided to classify e-bikes powered via a generator and not driven via a chain as regular 25 km/h and 250W e-bikes excluded from Regulation 168/2013 following Article 2.2(h). This announcement clears the skies after the German authorities cast doubt on the legal status of the system. This proved to be a bottleneck for technological development and successful market introductions.

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