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… Continue reading Bicycle Industry takes strong stance against tampering of e-bikes

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… Continue reading Vacancy: Project and Policy Officer

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)… Continue reading European Bicycle Industry Booming

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… Continue reading First ever Pan-European Master Plan for Cycling Promotion adopted

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

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… Continue reading United Nations Task Force issues recommendations for green and healthy transport

European Cycling organisations welcome recommendations on the future of e-bikes in EU regulations

Study presented to the European Commission recommends no Type Approval on EPACs. The leading cycling organisations at the European level gave a positive response to the recommendations about the e-bike and e-cargo bike sectors made by TRL (Transport Research Laboratory), in charge of carrying out a study on behalf of the European Commission on the… Continue reading European Cycling organisations welcome recommendations on the future of e-bikes in EU regulations

CONEBI meets the European Commission and participates in JRC Study on the Revision of the EU Batteries Legislation

Brussels, 10 March 2021 – When the European Green Deal was announced in December 2019, it also included the intention to revise the European regulatory framework for batteries. With that the EU intends to set a worldwide benchmark for more sustainable batteries, in particular based on safety, design & production, reuse & recycling. CONEBI’s Neuberger… Continue reading CONEBI meets the European Commission and participates in JRC Study on the Revision of the EU Batteries Legislation

European Mobility Atlas 2021 highlights potential of cycling industry

Brussels 9 February 2021 – the Heinrich-Böll-Foundation published its European Mobility Atlas on February 3rd providing key facts on the European mobility landscape clearly highlighting the potential that Cycling and the Bicycle Industry have.   Sustainable mobility is key to tackle the current climate crisis and to achieve the targets of the European Green Deal. However, the EU… Continue reading European Mobility Atlas 2021 highlights potential of cycling industry

EU cycling associations united in campaign to protect EPACs as bicycles in EU regulatory review

The EU cycling advocacy associations in Brussels have united in response to the investigation by the European Commission on the safety risks related to L-category vehicles and new Personal Mobility Devices (PMDs).   CONEBI, CIE, European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), the European Cycle Logistics Federation (ECLF) and the International Mountain Bike Association Europe (IMBA EU) are… Continue reading EU cycling associations united in campaign to protect EPACs as bicycles in EU regulatory review