Electric bike

Posted June 20, 2023

FRANKFURT (BRAIN) — FRANKFURT (BRAIN) — Bosch eBike Systems announced numerous connectivity features and new products for the 2024 model year this week.

Posted June 20, 2023

EAGLE, Colo. (BRAIN) — QuietKat, which makes e-bikes primarily for the hunting and fishing market, has added a proprietary feature to some of its models, allowing users to easily switch the bikes between e-bike classes 1, 2, or 3, or to an unrestricted power mode.

Posted June 16, 2023

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission will meet publicly July 27 at its headquarters here to discuss lithium-ion battery safety. The 10 a.m. meeting also can be accessed remotely.

Posted June 9, 2023
The hangtag on a Lectric e-bike model at (e)revolution Thursday. Steve Frothingham photo.

DENVER (BRAIN) — ACT Lab, an independent testing laboratory, has launched a certification program that includes providing bike makers with hangtags letting consumers know on the sales floor that the bikes meet relevant standards including UL. 

Posted June 7, 2023

Guest Editorial by The Out-of-Class Electric Vehicle Working Group

Posted June 7, 2023

EDINBURGH, Scotland (BRAIN) — The Scottish manufacturer Intra Drive, maker of an 8-speed e-bike motor/gearbox, has launched a new investment round to raise funds to open a production facility at its headquarters in Edinburgh. 

Posted June 5, 2023
2023 deaths have already surpassed last year's.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — More people in New York City have died so far this year because of lithium-ion battery fires than all of last year, according to recently released Fire Department of New York statistics.

Posted May 24, 2023

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) said during a media Zoom call on Wednesday that the Import Security and Fairness Act that addresses de minimis reform is being finalized for reintroduction into Congress.

Posted May 23, 2023
Sixty-day comment period beginning Thursday will allow the public to voice opinions.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission voted Friday to seek public comment on whether bicycle safety requirements are outdated and if they adequately address e-bikes. In addition, Commissioner Mary T. Boyle requested the agency's technical staff conduct a study of e-bike "hazard patterns."

Posted May 23, 2023

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The e-bike rental platform Whizz will provide 100 free helmets each month for the city's last-mile delivery workers for at least the next six months.

Posted May 22, 2023

BRUSSELS (BRAIN) — Belgium e-bike brand Cowboy announced plans Monday to start a European bike shop network to increase its retail and service presence and complement online sales channels. Its goal is to have 300 new retailers in 60 European cities by the end of the year.

Posted May 22, 2023

FORT WORTH, Texas (BRAIN) — Tucker Powersports is now the exclusive distributor of Rambo Electric Bikes, a brand appealing to hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.

Posted May 18, 2023

LONDON (BRAIN) — Foldable bike brand Brompton received a 19-million-pound ($23.6 million) investment from BGF, an equity capital investment company based in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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