E-bike Innovations

A 3D view of the Cibox factory in Revin, with an annual capacity of 150,000 units. – Photo Cibox

Cibox shifts production from China to new facility in France

ALFORTVILLE, France - E-mobility company, Cibox, is relocating its production from China with the creation of a production and assembly factory in...

Merida's headquarters and high-quality private label and OEM production are still located in Dacun Township in Changhua County. – Photo Jo Beckendorff

Merida Q1 figures show bicycle producers continue to struggle

CHANGHUA, Taiwan - Compared to the first sales quarter of the previous year, Taiwan's second-largest bicycle manufacturer Merida Industry Co., Ltd....

SSG is fox Factory’s umbrella for the bicycle brands Easton Cycling, Fox Suspension, Marzocchi and Race Face. – Photo Fox Factory

Fox Factory Q1 bicycle sales drop partially offset by acquisition

DULUTH, Georgia - In view of the current problems in the global market, Fox Factory Holding Corp.'s Q1 net sales met expectations; a 16.6% drop to...

Outgoing MD, Bernd Lesh (pictured here at the PNM booth at Eurobike 2023) left Pierer New Mobility last month at his own request and taken a new position at Hepha Bikes. – Photo Jo Beckendorff

Pierer Mobility announces in-house management changes

WELS, Austria - According to stock-listed Pierer Mobility AG's e-bike subsidiary Pierer New Mobility (PNM) the developments in the bicycle market...

René Gasser appointed as CEO of Bike Fun International. – Photo BFI

Bike Fun International hires new CEO

KOPRIVNICE, Czech Republic - Bicycle manufacturer Bike Fun International (BFI) has appointed René Gasser as its new CEO. He will take over the...

As an extra service for dealers, Giant Germany has opened up a motor repair centre to repair defective motors which are out of their warranty period. – Photos Bike Europe

Giant benefits in Europe with integrated e-bike solutions and service

ERKRATH, Germany - When e-bikes began to make a market entrance, global brand Giant determined that innovation in integrated in-house technologies...

The first order for BCF is now under production at the Hero Cycle Valley. – Photo Satnam Singh

Belgian Cycling Factory contracts 50,000 e-bikes from Hero Motor...

LUDHIANA, India - Indian bicycle OEM HMC Hive, a Hero Motor Company, has forayed into contract manufacturing with the signing of a €33 million...

Following disinvestments, GasGas and Husqvarna take the lead in Pierer Mobility’s e-bike portfolio. – Photo GasGas

Bicycle segment restructuring impacts Pierer Mobility's 2023 earnings

WELS, Austria - Pierer Mobility Group warns for more consolidations and job losses in its bicycle and e-bike division in the year ahead in its...

While some models from the entry-level price ranges are assembled in the company's own assembly plant in Portugal the largest portion is painted, applied with decals, assembled, packed and sent into the world market at Orbea Group’s HQ and factory in Mallabia, Spain. Photo - Orbea Group

Orbea successfully going its own way

MALLABIA, Spain - How deeply bike manufacturer Orbea S. Coop. is rooted in its home country, visitors realise immediately on arrival: the first...

“I want to bridge technology in Japan with the market needs in Europe,” said Eric de Seynes (r.) who hands over his position to Olivier Prévost (l.) – Photo Yamaha

Mr. Yamaha e-bike Eric de Seynes steps down as President and CEO

SCHIPHOL, the Netherlands - The former Yamaha Europe Vice-President, Olivier Prévost succeeds Eric de Seynes as President and CEO of Yamaha Europe as...