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“We believe e-bike brands and sellers of lithium-ion batteries testing, certifying, and labeling their products as complying with UL 2849 and UL 2271 will help the US market,” says Heather Mason of the NBDA. - Photo Bike Europe

E-bike fires unites US Congress in vote for battery safety legislation

WASHINGTON, USA - The number of e-bike battery related fires in the city of New York has resulted in bipartisan support in Congress for legislation...

The EU-Commission writes in a statement that, “the request is based on the grounds that the expiry of the measures would be likely to result in continuation of dumping and recurrence of injury to the European industry.” – Photo Bike Europe

EU Commission opens expiry review for anti-dumping on China made...

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The use of anti-dumping and anti-circumvention duties as a trade regulation for e-bikes from China has been much discussed in the...

Industry stakeholders gathered in Berlin to discuss the impact of the proposed forest regulations in Germany – Photos ZIV

German Federal Forest Act puts MTB market in danger

BERLIN, Germany - In 2024, the German Federal Forest Act is to be comprehensively reformed after around 50 years. According to industry stakeholders,...

BLOG: Smartphones are the new cigarettes

BLOG: Smartphones are the new cigarettes

Interesting news from Recall Land. The safety of Apple's iPhone 12 has come under scrutiny, as per findings from French regulatory authorities. Their...

Producers of products which fall under the scope of the proposal – which includes bicycles - would be obliged to repair products even if they fall outside of the scope of a legal guarantee. - Photo Shutterstock

EU Commission extends 'right to repair' regulation to include bicycles

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Members of European parliament (MEPS) have adopted measures to stimulate consumers to repair products instead of buying new ones....

“The time has come for a strong commitment at EU level to cycling as a fully-fledged mode of transport and to its industry as one of the key industries in Europe,” MEP Karima Delli told the audience of the CONEBI annual conference.

'Europe must push for stronger policies in favour of cycling'

BRUSSELS, Belgium - High-level policymakers, industry experts, and cycling stakeholders came together at the annual CONEBI conference last month to...

India is now developing a local supply chain which can deliver world-class products for export to any market globally.  - Photo Satnam Singh

India looks to align e-bike standard with global requirements

LUDHIANA, India - India is in the midst of framing standards for e-bikes as it aspires to step-up its export to the EU market. But first, the...

“The fact that chargers were still for sale reinforces the need for urgent changes to the law, strict enforcement and penalties,” says UK consumer safety charity, Electrical Safety First. – Photo Wish.com

Regulation required to ban unsafe e-bike battery chargers and...

LONDON, UK - Quality issues with e-bike battery chargers have caused reasons for concern in the UK but also in EU countries. One of the largest...

The study systematically recorded the rules for speed pedelecs in Germany, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and Switzerland and gives a clear overview. – Photo ZIV

German industry association ZIV launches European speed pedelec study

BERLIN, Germany - Europe-wide regulations and experiences for speed pedelecs vary per country. The Dutch mobility consultancy Mobycon and German...

The 30th anniversary of dumping duties on bicycles comes with a complex set of rules. – Photo Shutterstock

Has the anti-dumping regulation become too complex in 30 years?

BRUSSELS, the Netherlands - The bankruptcy of the e-bike company Qwic was partly attributed by the owners to an unexpected tax bill for anti-dumping...