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EU Commission e-bike proposal clarified

EU Member States can ‘decide ourselves’ on e-bike motor vehicles third-party liability insurance law, according to Dutch infrastructure state secretary Stientje van Veldhoven. In May, BikeBiz reported the European Commission’s proposal that e-bike riders without third-party liability insurance could soon be riding illegally. However, in an interview with Bike Europe’s sister …

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Bike industry employees deluge European Commission with submissions to e-bike consultation

The European Commission has received 530 submissions to a consultation seeking views on changes to the Motor Industry Directive which makes it mandatory for European e-bike users to have motor-vehicle insurance. A great many of the submissions are boilerplate in nature and have been submitted by employees of companies such …

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Collective of European Importers of Electric Bikes “utterly dismayed” by commission import decision

The Collective of European Importers of Electric Bikes has expressed its opposition to the Commission’s decision to register imports. “While there is still no conclusive evidence for the accusation that imports are injuring the EU industry, the regulation threatens importers with the possible retroactive collection of sky-high dumping duties. This …

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European Commission issues update on anti-dumping

The European Commission has confirmed it will look to impose registration on e-bike imports from China featuring an anti-dumping duty. The news was confirmed in the ‘Implementation Regulation C(2018)/1’ document by the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission – the body in charge of implementing common trade policy …

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