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For the next 3 years, residents of Sweden are getting a serious incentive to get on an e-bike, as the country is setting aside about €35 million per year to subsidize their purchase. Read more here

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Stockholm's public bike-share scheme is to be replaced with a larger network of high-tech electric bikes, more than tripling the current capacity and extending its reach to suburbs. The Swedish capital's current system uses around 1,200 standard bikes placed at stations mostly in the city centre open for use between April and October. According to the City of Stockholm, the bikes were used more than 500,000 times in the 2016 season, but there is a demand for more locations and longer usage periods. With the contract for the current bikes coming to an end, the scheme is about to get...

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Set out in the Swedish Government’s budget bill for 2018 is a segment relating to electric bikes, within which a €37 million proposal to co-fund e-bike and e-moped sales is found. Coming as part of a wider 5 billion SEK package to bolster the country’s efforts to reduce pollution and slow climate change the funding is hoped to create jobs and rethink transport priority. Investments in green transport are to include funds for solar cell, charging post for e-vehicles and a pot to incentivise electric bicycle uptake. “Our generation should be able to hand over a society to our children...

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Cycleurope, electric bike, factory, production, Sweden, transport -

Tony Grimaldi, President and CEO of Cycleurope this week, has said that ‘It is more profitable to start e-bike production locally instead of importing them from Taiwan’. Cycleurope expects to produce 20,000 - 30,000 units from it’s Varberg factory. Electric bikes continue to sell well in Scandinavia, and Cycleurope expect the boom to continue, and also hope to increase their workbase. Source

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commute, electric bike, Haibike, lifestyle, Sweden, transport -

If you're happy to take your electric bike apart (and with quick release on Haibikes, this isn't hard), then a specialist bike box might suit you better than a rack, such as this one from Thule.

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