The bicycle market has stabilized at a good level, and e-bike sales are growing. The Bicycle Industry Association estimates that around 920,000 pedelecs were sold through retailers in the first half of 2019. Double-digit growth of around 12 percent is expected for the year as a whole.
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E-bike sales again increased significantly
4. September 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Bicycle rental system "RegioRadStuttgart"
In Stuttgart's inner city districts “RegioRadStuttgart” now offers a clever and everyday alternative for children's transport, grocery shopping and family outings. Ten “LastenRegioRäder“ (cargo bikes with electrical support) enable transports up to a weight of 45 kilograms.
8. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
Cargo-bikes for Hamburg's bicycle rental system
After the StadtRAD fleet was completely renewed on 1 February 2019 and increased to a total of 2,630 bicycles, cargo bikes were added, which can be borrowed since 6 April 2019. The aim is to increase the bicycle rental system to a total of 350 stations with around 4,500 bicycles.
7. April 2019 | Nachrichten > Hamburg
German bicycle market 2018 with new records
In 2018, 980,000 e-bikes were sold in Germany. This is an increase of 36 percent compared to 2017. A total of 4.18 million bicycles and e-bikes were sold in 2018. The total turnover of the German bicycle, parts and components industry was around 6 billion euros. The average sales price per unit (...
21. March 2019 | Nachrichten > Germany
Electric bike pushes traditional city bike from throne
In 2018 e-bike sales in the Netherlands reached a historically high level. The market share of electric bicycles rose from 31 percent to 40 percent. This means that four out of ten new bicycles are pedal-electric, and the market share of city bikes fell to 34 percent in 2018 (from 42 percent in...
21. March 2019 | Nachrichten > Netherlands
Service bicycle program for 17,000 employees in Germany
DB Schenker has launched a service bike programme with the help of company bike solutions. In addition, the employees are called upon to leave the car on a total distance of almost 770,000 kilometres for the benefit of the bicycle over the next two years.
4. December 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
E-bike sales up again
A total of 2.8 million bicycles were sold in Germany between January and June 2018, including 670,000 pedelecs. For electric bicycles alone, the ZIV expects 850,000 units sold for the entire year, which would represent an increase of around 18 percent.
30. August 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
Comparability of range, battery capacity and energy efficiency
"How far can I get on my e-bike?" - range is a central question and a decisive criterion when buying an e-bike. So far, there have been various determination approaches, but the procedures could only be compared and reproduced to a very limited extent.
7. August 2018 | Nachrichten > Baden-Württemberg
ZIV Semi-annual Trend Barometer
Producers and suppliers of bicycles, e-bikes components and accessories report of a good start of the financial year 2018. ZIV assumes about 800,000-900,000 units in e-bike market until end of 2018.
7. July 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany
German Bicycle Market 2017
In 2017, 720,000 e-bikes were sold in Germany. This is a plus of 19 percent compared to 2016. In total, 2017 3.85 million bicycles and e-bikes were sold. The total turnover of Germany’s bicycle, parts and components industry was around 5.4 billion Euros. The average selling price for bicycles (incl...
13. March 2018 | Nachrichten > Germany