Latest news from the electric bike industry.
General Motors filed to register two trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on August 7th, 2017. Merge and Merge Maven have been named to use goods pertaining to electric bikes, motors and electric conversion kits for bikes. Read the Full Article Here by
Brompton has partnered with Williams Advanced Engineering and has spent the last 5 years developing their first folding electric bike, due to hit the market in the beginning of 2018. Read the Full Article Here by
Self-driving electric cars are said to be the future of personal transportation, but with current standards, it’s hard to find a good combination between performance, comfort, range, and price. The new Tesla Model 3 seems by far the best option, but when it comes to price, that’s still a lot
High end E-MTB to now have Shimano Steps motors. Previously, the bikes had Bosch systems. Read the full story here. by
Taking a cue from both Madrid and San Francisco, Lisbon is looking to introduce a public electric bike share by 2020, in an effort to alleviate traffic problems and to reduce their carbon footprint. Click Here for the Full Article by
Some sneak peeks of new e bikes to be revealed at Eurobike Spotted: Bike industry social media previews prototypes by
Park City, Summit county, Utah has implemented the nation’s first fully electric bike sharing program in hopes to reduce their carbon footprint and to provide an alternative means of transportation. Dozens of riders have already shown their support and as a result, Phase 2 will begin in 2018 with
Continental has launched a new 48-volt drive system for electric bikes, having initially developed the technology for car-maker Renault.
The system will include a CVT. Set for a first outing at Eurobike (booth A6 304) tech specs are at present thin on the ground, however the firm did suggest that the system will pair with an automatic and continuously variable transmission. Read the full story here. by
Airless tire perfect for electric bike shares. Obviously, the most common reason you cant ride, flat tires, should be eliminated from bike share programs. Read the full story here. by
TravisMathew electric bikes powered by Pedego are now available on the TravisMathew website and in TravisMathew retail stores FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 18, 2017 — TravisMathew®, known for its Southern California-inspired men’s lifestyle apparel line, is energizing its product offering with a sophisticated electric bike powered by Pedego® Electric Bikes.