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At the European day of cycling on 3rd of June 2015, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports, that at the beginning of 2014 about 1.2 million private housholds (3.4 percent of all housholds) in Germany owned an e-bike. In total 100 households owned 188 bicycles.
In 2014, the bicycle sector registered double-digit growth rates within its category e-bikes/pedelecs. Compared to the year before, the sales quantity could be increased by 17 percent up to 480.000 articles. Within the annual overall market, the share of e-bikes has reached 12 percent. So there are actually 2.1 million pedelecs on the streets of Germany.
The 23rd Eurobike: 46,300 trade visitors from 111 countries - In addition, 21,100 bike fans on public day - 1852 journalists from 46 countries - 300 world premieres
The German Bike Association (ZIV) assumes, that in Germany about 2.8 million bicycles and e-bikes were sold to end-consumers between January and July 2014. That implicates a four percent increase in comparison to the first half of 2013.
In 2012 - for the first time - the European statistical office Eurostat reports import figures of pedelecs and draws conclusion on the number of pedelecs sold in the EU.
With publication in the Federal Law Gazette (Bundesgesetzblatt) No. 43 of 31th July 2013 entered the Forty-eighth street traffic regulations in force, including the revised paragraph 1 of Section 67 of the road traffic licensing regulations.
Brompton Dock is accessible for anyone who would like to hire a British hand-made folding Brompton bike. Brompton Dock is growing rapidly and spreading throughout the UK. Brompton Dock aim to reach 17 locations by the end of 2012. International expansion is the next step.
The city of Cascais put two e-bike docking stations in use for their e-bike sharing program which were donated by Donauer Solar Systems.
11.8 million bikes were produced by the 27 EU member countries, about one million less than 2008. Compared to 2008 about 1.3 million fewer bikes were sold.
25 fact sheets are about infrastructure planning, promotion of cycling, and pedelecs. The PRESTO-Project promotes cycling in Europe.
MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) project aims at transforming bicycle use in Copenhagen, promoting urban sustainability and building new connections between the city's cyclists.
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