The annual General Assembly of the World Bicycle Industry Association (WBIA) took place remotely on Friday 21 October 2022. Delegates at the General Assembly exchanged on the global market developments and provided updates from their respective countries. Following up on a record year 2020 fuelled by the Covid-induced lockdowns, the global Bicycle Industry continued growing […]

Vacancy: Public Affairs Officer

General Information State Date:                        As soon as possible Commitment:                   Full Time Deadline for application: October 31st, 2022 Description Are you interested in European policies, do you like bicycles/e-bikes and want to have an interesting professional experience in public affairs in Brussels? Join us as Public Affairs Officer! CONEBI represents the Bicycle, E-Bikes and […]

CONEBI participates in the first European Commission’s workshop on the future regulatory framework for personal mobility devices

Yesterday, September 14th, the European Commission organized a first workshop on ”technical requirements and road safety of Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs)’’, to which CONEBI participated. More specifically, the workshop was jointly organized by the European Commission’s DG GROW responsible for the EU Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs related policies – and DG Move – […]

Bicycle and E-Bike Sales continue to grow, reaching record levels

7 July 2022 Brussels – In 2021 the European Bicycle Industry continued its growing curve with increased figures and records in sales as well as in production of bikes and e-bikes: this is what comes out of the latest annual European Bicycle Industry and Market Profile by CONEBI. During the second year of the pandemic, […]

194 million discounted bicycles for the price of fuel subsidies, new study finds

Brussels, 25th May 2022 European governments have already earmarked €16 billion for fuel tax cuts (price reductions at the pump) For the same cost, 194 million discounted bikes, 300 million monthly public transport passes, 5.3 billion bike sharing trips or 4.2 billion e-scooter trips could be funded Unlike fuel tax cuts, these measures effectively cut […]

Vacancy: Technical Manager

General Information State Date: Flexible, to be discussed Deadline for application: June 10th, 2022   Description CONEBI is looking to recruit a full-time Technical Manager to join the Secretariat team based in Brussels.   About the successful candidate You have: A scientific or engineering background minimum 5 years’ experience in EU vehicle regulations, whether it […]

Bicycle Industry has launched a Sustainable Packaging Commitment

22 March, Brussels – Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) and Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) have launched an industry-wide commitment to reduce plastic packaging and eliminate unnecessary packaging from the supply chain. The pledge has been signed by more than 60 founding companies and others are invited to follow suit. Manuel Marsilio, General Manager […]

The importance to foresee safe e-bike batteries in the new EU Batteries Regulation

Brussels – 7 February 2022. E-bikes are becoming more and more popular in Europe with sales that reached 4.5 million units in 2020. Alongside the e-bike market developments, the EU legislation concerning batteries is currently being revised and CONEBI is directly involved in the EU advocacy process to state the importance of safe and high […]

“Commission’s strongest commitment to cycling to date”: Cycling organisations react to the “Efficient and Green Mobility” package

On 14 December, the European Commission presented its “Efficient and Green Mobility” package with revised legislative proposals on the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) and the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) directive and a communication on a new European Urban Mobility Framework. The Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI), Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) and the European […]