Electric Bike LAWS


EU Announces Revision of CEN Safety Standards for Bicycles

Wednesday, August 10, 2011BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission announced the start of a complete revision of the existing bicycle safety standards. The European Committee for Standardization (C...

No Dumping Duties on Chinese E-Bikes and Pedelecs

AMSTERDAM, the Netherlands - Dumping duties only apply to Chinese bicycles that fall under one of the three CN codes 8712. E-bikes and Pedelecs are considered as bicycles with an auxiliary engine. T...

VAT Reduction on All Bicycle Products and Services

In March 2009, the Council reached an agreement on the continuation of reduced VAT-rates on a number of labour-intensive services, including bicycle repairs. To date, five member states are making use...

EU Regulations for e-Bikes (Part 1) Type-approval legislation and CEN standards

The battery and the motor in an e-Bike result in a number of risks that do not exist in a conventional bicycle. In five chapters you can find information on the set of European rules and regulations t...

EU Regulations for e-Bikes (Part 2) Machinery Directive

The battery and the motor in an e-Bike result in a number of risks that do not exist in a conventional bicycle. In five chapters you can find information on the set of European rules and regulations t...

EU Regulations for e-Bikes (Part 3) Electromagnetic Compatibility

The battery and the motor in an e-Bike result in a number of risks that do not exist in a conventional bicycle. In five chapters you can find information on the set of European rules and regulations t...

EU Regulations for e-Bikes (Part 4) Battery Transportation

The battery and the motor in an e-Bike result in a number of risks that do not exist in a conventional bicycle. In five chapters you can find information on the set of European rules and regulations t...

EU Regulations for e-Bikes (Part 5) Battery Directive

The battery and the motor in an e-Bike result in a number of risks that do not exist in a conventional bicycle. In five chapters you can find information on the set of European rules and regulations t...

E-BIKE regulation in US

In 2001, the U. S. Congress passed Public Law 107-319 which exempts electric bicycles under 750 watts/20 mph from the definition of a motor vehicle only "For purposes of motor vehicle safety standards...
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