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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...

Europe's main bicycle markets had to swallow significant losses in a challenging year. - Photo Bike Europe

European e-bike sales take step back in 2023

ZEIST, The Netherlands - Undeniably European e-bike sales took a step back last year. In 7 European countries which have already reported their...

According to a study by the French association Vélo et Territoires, bicycle use increased by 5% in France by 2023, especially in the big cities. - Photo Cycling Montpellier

Like many countries in Europe, the French market recorded losses in...

PARIS, France - After four years of strong growth, the French market value of bicycle, parts, and accessories combined decreased by 5.5% in 2023....

Currently, approximately two-thirds of the components used in the production of bikes are imported from outside of the EU. – Photo Decathlon

Decathlon urges politicians to implement European Cycling Declaration

LILLE, France - In the run-up to the upcoming European Parliament elections from 6-9 June, sporting goods producer and retailer Decathlon calls upon...

The investment fund was announced by Industry Minister Roland Lescure (middle) and Minister for Transport Patrice Vergriete (left). – Photo Ministry of Transport

France opens €55 million investment fund for bicycle industry

PARIS, France - The French government has called for investment projects to take the country's bicycle industry to the next level, both in quality...

According to the European Public Prosecutor, the two companies imported e-bikes into Belgium in separate parts, allegedly to avoid the payment of anti-dumping duties due on the importation of fully assembled e-bikes. – Photo EPPO

Three convicted for evading €3.1 million in duties on imported...

LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg - One individual and two companies have been found guilty of evading customs duties on the importation of e-bikes from China....

Vefaa has adopted the eBikeLabs technology eBikeOS. This software features embedded AI that reduces and enhances hardware components with software. - Photo Vefaa

Vefaa e-bike brand adopts eBikeLabs' operating system

GRENOBLE, France - French companies eBikeLabs and Vefaa have announced the creation of an e-bike equipped with eBikeOS technology, one of the first...

The assembly line is a new addition to the already large portfolio of Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Europe. – Photos Yamaha

Yamaha starts e-bike drive production in France

SAINT QUENTIN, France - In order to supply its European based e-bike manufacturers swiftly and with shorter lead times, Yamaha Motor Europe opened a...

Later this year, Alltricks plans to open a ninth store in Antibes, in the south of France, near Nice. – Photo Alltricks

Alltricks is moving forward in a tough market

MONTIGNY-LE-BRETONNEUX, France - The French Alltricks group has reported a 4% increase in sales last year despite the difficult conditions. "In 2023,...

The new appointment "marks a continuation in the relaunch and transformation of Mavic," says Jean-Michel Bourrelier. - Photos Mavic

Bourrelier Group appoints new managing director of Mavic

ANNECY, France - There is a new face at the helm of French component manufacturer Mavic. Having worked with Jean-Michel Bourrelier for more than five...