Flemish increasingly opt for cycling, but car remains king

June 06, 2023

The Fleming increasingly prefers to cycle and walk. This emerges from a study into the travel behavior of the Flemish population by the DepaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VDL to produce bicycle frames in Breda

June 06, 2023

Dutch industrial group VDL is going to produce bicycle frames for the Dutch manufacturer of electric bicycles Qwic and the Limburg bicycle mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Sporty bikes are gaining ground again

May 25, 2023

According to sector federation Traxio, 198 095 sporty bikes were delivered in 2022, 28,5% of the total bikes delivered for 2022. That’s a riThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

E-bike manufacturer Cowboy goes also offline

May 23, 2023

Cowboy, the Belgian manufacturer of city e-bikes, drops its online-only strategy. By the end of the year, the company wants a retail networkThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian bicycle market sprints to top result: +19%

May 17, 2023

After a slight decrease in 2021, mainly due to delivery problems, the Belgian bicycle market has grown by a substantial 19% to almost 700 00This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘Cafetaria plan’ pushes bike ahead for commuting Belgians

May 09, 2023

Belgian employees with flexible remuneration are increasingly opting for cycling. This emerges from an analysis by HR service provider SD WoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels working on new bike sharing system without Villo!

May 08, 2023

There is a hitch in the marriage between the Brussels Region and Villo! Operator JCDecaux. Brussels Mobility Minister Elke Van den Brandt (GThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flanders: Speed pedelecs soon welcome on towpaths

April 28, 2023

In Flanders, speed pedelecs are only allowed on towpaths being part of a bicycle highway. However, according to the new policy vision on towThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian commuters get higher mandatory bicycle allowance

April 20, 2023

Employer and employee representatives within the Belgian National Labor Council have agreed on a mandatory bicycle allowance of €0,27/km, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Bike 43 aims to produce 10.000 family bikes

April 06, 2023

Bike 43, the Brussels-based company that makes long-tail bikes, will triple its production in its second year of operation. The aim is to prThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Taito S1 three-wheeler ready to go

April 06, 2023

A year ago, we first mentioned the Taito, the first product of a young Ghent start-up. The three-wheeler e-scooter is now ready for sale andThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Amsterdam considers 20 kph maximum speed for e-bikes

March 24, 2023

The city of Amsterdam is planning to reduce the speed of electric bicycles to 20 kilometers per hour to improve road safety. Introducing a mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Harley-Davidson launches LiveWire One in Europe for €25.000

March 20, 2023

Harley-Davidson has finally opened reservations for the One electric motorcycle from its LiveWire sub-brand. It will cost around €25 000 aThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

German ID Design presents versatile e-motorcycle concept

March 10, 2023

The MIUNIK Salt concept from German design firm ID Design is a lightweight, maneuverable, and practical electric motorcycle. It is built on This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Sales of speed pedelecs in Belgium continue to rise

March 08, 2023

In January and February, 1 004 more new speed pedelecs have already been registered than in the same period of 2022. Sales are also on the rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vinfast parent steps into rental and taxi services

March 08, 2023

VinGroup, the owner of the Vietnamese EV brand Vinfast, has kickstarted a new subsidiary focusing on renting electric cars and e-scooters anThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vias: ‘More 65+ cyclists than ever died on Belgian roads’

February 23, 2023

Last year, traffic in Belgium killed 521 people, 8% more than in 2021. One out of three victims was a cyclist or pedestrian. The number of cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch market for e-bikes and LEVs grew by 24%

February 07, 2023

About 42% of Dutch citizens older than 18 own one or more electric bicycles, electric motor scooters, or light electric vehicles (LEV). TogeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Federal mobility survey: commuter bike remains on the rise

February 06, 2023

Cycling is becoming increasingly popular for commuting in Belgium, and employers are doing more to support sustainable mobility modes. This This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Again +86,3% speed pedelec registrations in Belgium

February 06, 2023

Speed pedelecs, the high-speed e-bikes, remain extremely popular. After the record year 2022, the number of new registrations in January wasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

D’Ieteren’s Lucien expands to fourteen bicycle shops

February 06, 2023

Lucien, the bicycle shop chain under the wings of Belgian’s most significant car importer D’Ieteren, is expanding from ten to fourteen shopsThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Amsterdam opens underground shelter for 7.000 bicycles

January 26, 2023

After 4,5 years of work, Amsterdam has inaugurated a new, underground bicycle shelter in front of the central station of Amsterdam. The secuThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Toyota enters e-cargo bike business with French Douze

January 25, 2023

In France, Toyota will offer an e-cargo bike for the last-mile delivery sector and privateers. It has struck a deal with French e-bike brandThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Speed pedelecs selling in record numbers in Belgium

January 06, 2023

Speed pedelecs keep selling like hot cakes and sales figures last year reached record levels. In December, right at the end of the year, mobThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Uganda to swap all ICE motorcycles to electric for free

January 03, 2023

Talking about EV incentives, this one from the African country Uganda fires one’s imagination: President Museveni announced in his end-of-thThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traxio: ‘New and used speed pedelecs continue to peak’

December 09, 2022

The registrations of new motorbikes and second-hand ones scored surprisingly well in November. Last month, 1 093 new motorbikes were registeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Waasland joins Antwerp’s e-bike sharing system

December 07, 2022

The extensive e-shared network in the Antwerp region is as good as completed. Indeed, after Antwerp, the orange bikes of the Danish company This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

AWV: ‘Bikeways along Flemish regional roads improved’

November 28, 2022

In 2021, the quality of bikeways along the Flemish regional roads was better than in 2019. As a result, not only has the infrastructure imprThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Traxio: ‘New and used speed pedelecs ever more popular’

November 08, 2022

Speed pedelecs, the fast-riding e-bikes, are increasingly popular on Belgian roads. In October, mobility federation Traxio noted 1 557 new rThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Regulation for e-scooters in Brussels Region finally on the way

October 31, 2022

The Brussels government’s eagerly awaited draft decree regulating shared bicycles and e-scooters is as good as ready. However, the text, whiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flemish government gears up with company e-bikes for its staff

October 21, 2022

Staff members of the Flemish government will be allowed to lease a ‘company bicycle’ as of November. The initiative is intended to focus on This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

New bicycle bridge put in place in Helchteren

October 17, 2022

Helchteren has a new bicycle bridge. On Saturday night, the 140-ton steel bridge element was lifted from the yard to the pillars on both sidThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Carpooling doubled in Belgium due to high fuel prices

October 06, 2022

High fuel prices have boosted carpooling in Belgium in recent months. As a result, the number of carpooled kilometers doubled in the first eThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Peaking fuel prices push Flemish car drivers to the bicyle

September 23, 2022

Fuel prices are skyrocketing, and this impacts people’s mobility behavior. As a consequence, two-thirds of Flemish citizens (67%) use their This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Dutch Roetz e-bike ‘made for life’

September 15, 2022

The Dutch bicycle manufacturer Roetz launches its newest e-bike innovation. As its name already reveals, the ‘Roetz Life’, as the new e-This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Acerta: ‘More Belgian employees use leased company bike’

September 12, 2022

Today, bicycle leasing is more popular than ever among Belgian commuters. In the first six months of the year, the number of commuters who uThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

‘E-bike 56% more popular in Belgium than two years ago’

September 09, 2022

Cycling is becoming more and more popular in Belgium. In all regions and among all age categories. And not only for recreational purposes. TThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hardly handful of Belgian SMEs tempted by ‘mobility budget’

September 02, 2022

The federal mobility budget, introduced for employees as an alternative to their company cars, is not really persuasive. A survey by SD WorxThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Italian e-cargo bike to revolutionize street food game?

August 18, 2022

The Italian start-up SmartEbike is working on a special kind of electric cargo bike for the street food business. Although still in the concThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VVN: ‘Tuning kits for e-bikes should be legally banned’

August 17, 2022

Veilig Verkeer Nederland (VVN), a Dutch organization dedicated to traffic safety since 1932, wants to ban devices to tune up electric bicyclThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

German Tier rolls out 1.500 shared e-bikes in Brussels

August 04, 2022

The German shared mobility platform Tier plans to introduce 1 500 shared e-bicycles in Brussels. The first vehicles are available since WednThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VIAS: ‘Young people less eager to drive a car’

July 28, 2022

Young people, especially those between 18 and 34 years old, drive less by car. As a result, the share of kilometers they traveled as car driThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels bicycle junction network ready end this year

July 27, 2022

In January this year, the Brussels Minister for Mobility, Elke Van den Brandt (Groen), announced that the Brussels Region would get its own This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Stromer vigour reflects healthy bike market

July 13, 2022

Speed pedelec manufacturer Stromer launches a new top model and an interesting leasing scheme. The relentless activity of the Swiss e-bike mThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.