20 Jul 2023
Impact of the European Critical Raw Materials Act on Electric Motors
The European Commission has proposed the Critical Raw Materials Act to "ensure the EU's access to a secure, diversified, affordable and sustainable supply of critical raw materials".
22 Feb 2021
LEVA-EU Proposes new Concept of Zero Tailpipe Emission Vehicles
Trade association LEVA-EU, the voice of the light electric vehicle sector, has laid out in full and presented to the European Commission, its proposals for a new legal classification of light electric vehicles.
22 Jan 2021
LEVA-EU Calls for Amendment to E-Bike Legislation
Trade association LEVA-EU, the sole voice for the light electric vehicle sector in Europe, says companies that solely assemble e-bikes are confronted with discrimination that is threatening their existence. The discrimination makes it almost impossible to start up new companies and could severely hinder the EU's net-zero emissions target.
8 Sep 2020
LEVA-EU Makes Free Battery Transport Information Available
The industry associations for batteries and battery-powered products RECHARGE, EPBA, EUROBAT, PRBA, EBRA, ACEA, MDBTC as well as LEVA-EU announced the launch of a new information platform for the safe transportation, testing and packaging of battery cells, batteries, and vehicles and equipment containing batteries.
12 Jun 2020
Non-Type-Approved E-scooters with Saddle are Illegal
In those member states that allow electric scooters on the road, they are clearly on the rise. With that, the offer of e-scooters with saddle is also growing. However, those vehicles are ticking time bombs since they are completely illegal if non type-approved. LEVA-EU, the trade association for businesses in the light, electric vehicle sector, explains why a saddle makes such a difference.
8 Apr 2020
European Light Electric Vehicle Market Shows Continued Growth
LEVA-EU collects all available statistics on Light Electric Vehicles to provide its members with an overview and thus a better insight into the EU market. The preliminary results for 2019, albeit not complete yet, are very promising.
27 Jun 2014
The USA electric bike market numbers
With a population of more than 316 Million people, buying about 15 million normal bicycles most years, and a demographic that is shifting to an older, but active generation of baby boomers...the USA seems a natural market for electric powered two wheelers.
6 Jun 2011
New e-mobility event is better for component suppliers
Those making subsystems, components and materials for electric vehicles gain little from meeting only the high profile electric car companies at e-mobility events. The queue is very long to supply these companies and the pricing is often extremely challenging. By contrast, a look at the big picture of electric vehicles by land, water and air reveals a huge number of often highly profitable niche applications.
21 Dec 2010
Presentation highlights from future of ev's - part two
Presentation highlights from Future of Electric Vehicles, San Jose, California, December 2010, Pt 2
29 Nov 2010
Oak Park plans a future with electric cars
Hoping to encourage residents and visitors to take the lead in moving the country toward what many believe will be the future of automobile propulsion, the Village of Oak Park soon will offer free parking and vehicle stickers for electric vehicles.
5 Nov 2010
Suzuki develops e-Let's electric scooter
Suzuki Motor Corporation has completed a prototype of an electric scooter named the e-Let's and has begun studying its operation on public roads in Japan.
1 Oct 2010
High performance bicycle motor
Bosch is entering the bicycle industry with a new high performance electric drive for ebikes.
23 Sep 2010
Chip Yates electric superbike
Orange County Race Team Unveil World's Most Powerful and Technically Advanced Electric Roadracing Motorcycle.