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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...

Yesterday the European Parliament’s Transport Committee and EU ambassadors adopted the European Declaration on Cycling. – Photo

Local production to increase after European Parliament adopts Cycling...

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Parliament's Transport Committee and EU ambassadors adopted the European Declaration on Cycling during a meeting on...

Spanish companies were able to shift up several gears in almost all EU countries. – Photo Bike Europe

Bicycle production in Spain much higher than pre-corona

MADRID, Spain - Bicycle manufacturing in Spain was well on track last year. Official statistics show a decrease in 2023 compared with 2022. However,...

The relocation of production from Heerenveen, the Netherlands to other European locations such as in Hungary (pictured) will result in more than a hundred job losses for the Accell Group. - Photo Bike Europe

Accell Group cuts jobs as production across Europe is streamlined

HEERENVEEN, The Netherlands - Accell Group has announced today that it plans to adjust its production structure to "simplify operations and enhance...

Darfon’s center will be fully dedicated to their OEM and ODM customers as well as their BESV e-bike brand. – Photo Darfon Group

Darfon Group opens R&D center in Poland

JELENIA GORA, Poland - The Darfon Group has inaugurated a new center for product development, design and innovation for the e-bike industry. The...

It is currently no longer possible to plan ahead to meet demand at two parallel production sites,” explains Frank Bohle, CEO of Schwalbe in a company statement. – Photo Bike Europe

All Schwalbe tyre and tube production moving to Vietnam

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam - Schwalbe announced yesterday the strategic realigning of its production and will manufacture all tyres and tubes...

Chain reactions: building sustainable alliances between Polish bikes and the Benelux

Chain reactions: building sustainable alliances between Polish bikes...

After the supply chain disruptions of 2020 caused tremendous manufacturing upheaval, many European businesses started to ponder the idea of moving...

The French Secretary General for Investment Bruno Bonnel (second from the right) visited the Valeo e-drive factory. – Photo Préfecture de la Vienne

Valeo steps up e-drive series production in 2024

CHATELLERAULT, France - For 2024 the French automotive and e-bike supplier Valeo projects to manufacture 500 drive units per week, or 25,000 for the...

“I am very happy to join the CrankTank Team and help brands tackle the European D2C market,” said Susanne Pfrengle in her new role as managing director CrankTank Europe. - Photo CrankTank

CrankTank opens European office to push e-commerce growth

INNSBRUCK, Austria - US digital marketing and e-commerce strategy agency, CrankTank, is expanding its services to Europe and has opened an office in...

Senior representations from the Thai and Italian industry attended the inauguration of the new facility in early October. – Photos Vittoria

Vittoria opens carbon-neutral bicycle tyre factory in Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand - As part of its ambitious growth and investment plans, tyre manufacturer Vittoria has opened a new state-of-the-art factory in...