“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 […]

Bicycle Industry takes strong stance against tampering of e-bikes

Brussels – 30 September 2021. Under the aegis of CONEBI, the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry, 15 national bicycle industry associations and 68 companies have become signatories to an industry-wide self-commitment to prevent the tampering of e-bikes.   With the e- bike becoming a familiar sight on roads all over Europe, tampering of those […]

Vacancy: Project and Policy Officer

General Information State Date:                        As soon as possible Commitment:                   Full Time Deadline for application: September 30th 2021   Description Are you interested in European policies, do you like bicycles/e-bikes and want to have an interesting professional experience in public affairs and project management in Brussels? Join us as Project and Policy Officer!CONEBI represents […]

European Bicycle Industry Booming

12 July 2021, Brussels – Today, CONEBI the Confederation of the European Bicycle, E-Bike, Parts & Accessories Industries, released its much anticipated 2021 European Bicycle Industry and Market Profile Report. Latest data reveals that sales shot-up a whopping 40% to a 20-year high of EUR 18.3 billion or 22 million units sold (bikes & e-bikes) […]

First ever Pan-European Master Plan for Cycling Promotion adopted

Brussels, Belgium – To help national and local stakeholders streamline efforts to promote cycling, 54 countries yesterday adopted the first ever Pan-European Master Plan for Cycling Promotion at the Fifth High-Level Meeting on Transport, Health and Environment (THE PEP). “A historic milestone,” says Manuel Marsilio, general manager of the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry […]

Proposal for new EU Machinery Legislation leads to uncertainty in the industry

Brussels – 3 May 2021. The European Commission recently published its proposal for a new EU Machinery Legislation proposing to exclude from the scope of the new legislation all “vehicles which have as their only objective the transport of goods or persons”, thereby creating uncertainty in the Bicycle Industry. The EU Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC is […]

United Nations Task Force issues recommendations for green and healthy transport

United Nations Task Force issues recommendations for green and healthy transport   Brussels – 15 April 2021 Over the past year, CONEBI – in coordination with the World Bicycle Industry Association (WBIA) – closely cooperated with the United Nations to prepare recommendations on the future of transport that stress the importance of cycling as a […]