• euro2 2.7 million bicycles sold in 1st half of 2016 in Germany - 2.7 million bicycles sold in 1st half of 2016 in Germany Friedrichshafen – Germany – The bicycle industry was able to enjoy significant growth in Europe’s biggest bicycle market Germany over the last two years. Bicycle production remained stable at a high level and e-bikes in particular helped the industry grow. In contrast, the 1st...
  • Airbus subsidiary design e-motorcycle 'Light Rider' Airbus subsidiary design e-motorcycle ‘Light Rider’ - Ottobrunn – Germany – 24 May 2016 – APWorks, wholly-owned subsidiary of Airbus, designed world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle – Light Rider, made up of Scalmalloy® material – which is corrosion-resistant aluminum alloy as strong as titanium. Weighing merely 35 kg, Light Rider has a 6 kw electric motor powering it from zero to 80 km...
  • Allegion to acquire German bicycle accessory brand Trelock Allegion to acquire German bicycle accessory brand Trelock - Dublin – Ireland – Global security products and solutions provider Allegion plc, announced to acquire Trelock GmbH and related companies. The transaction would likely to be completed in the second or third quarter of this year, subject to regulatory approvals. The statement issued by Allegion has not mentioned any details about the deal size and...
  • Hero Cycles buys Firefox Bikes for Rs150 crore Asha Workers Hero Cycles Distribution-10th September 2014 - The Idea •Hero Cycles in association with Sahaj e Village took initiative to distribute free cycles to Asha workers •The idea was to increase the productivity of Asha Workers through the usage of…
  • Tarun Mehta, CEO & Co-Founder & Swapnil Jain of Ather Energy Ather Energy E-Scooter S340 – in sync with time - New Delhi – Setting a new benchmark in automotive technology, funded by Tiger Global & E Commerce giant Flipkart – Ather Energy unveiled electric scooter, the S340. Packed with a powerful Lithium Ion battery pack, top speed of 72 kmph and a range upto 60 kms, this connected scooter is designed for urban tech lovers,...
  • Segwaychina Beijing & Shanghai bans E-Scooters - Beijing & Shanghai bans E-Scooters Beijing – China – China’s two major cities Beijing & Shanghai banned electric scooters from roads amid rising safety concerns. Beijing traffic authorities announced fining people riding e-scooters 10 ($1.50) and advised riders to stay-off the road from early this week. Guangzhou, China’s third-largest city is also considering a ban...
  • Bicycle reflector maker deflecto eyeing India market Bicycle reflector maker deflecto eyeing India market - Ludhiana – India – With bicycle reflector norms getting stricter in India, foreign companies are looking at India’s large bicycle market with lot of interest. US headquartered reflector maker is keen on entering the Indian bicycle market. Interestingly, top brass of the company was recently traveling to India to make preliminary feasibility study of the...
  • pic BMW unveil limited edition cruise e-bike in €3,500 - Munich – Germany – BMW Lifestyle continues its series of exclusive special edition bikes with a limited edition of its innovative e-Bike – the BMW Cruise e-Bike Protonic Dark Silver. Priced at €3,500, the new edition – limited to 300 units – stands out with an exclusive colour scheme in Protonic Dark Silver paint finish matches...
  • bosch Bosch launching Coup eScooter sharing platform in tie-up with Taiwan start-up Gogoro -   Stuttgart/Berlin – Germany – Bosch is launching new Coup eScooter sharing service in Berlin. Coup, a wholly owned subsidiary of Bosch, now provides Berlin residents with a new mobility option featuring a simple pricing model. Customers can now find, reserve, use their nearest eScooter at any time and simply drop-off the scooter anywhere in...
  • Buchel forms parts JV in India Buchel forms parts JV in India - Chandigarh – India – Ludhiana based bicycle part maker Citizen form joint venture with German bicycle component maker Büchel to produce range of components. The 50:50 JV with Citizen in signed in October and start with production of bicycle reflectors.  The venture would further expand range to jointly produce spokes, nipples, alloy rims, plastic mudguards....
  • aba1 Chandigarh to hold 2nd Asia Bicycle Alliance conference in December - Chandigarh – India – Indian bicycle industry is gearing-up to organize the 2nd conference of Asia Bicycle Alliance (ABA) in the North Indian city of Chandigarh from 7th – 9th December 2016. The three-day conference aimed at promoting cooperation in the region and developing the Asian bicycle industry. The India edition involves meeting of ABA...
  • china China exports 437,000 bikes to India in Jan-Oct period 2016 - Chandigarh – Despite strong domestic bicycle production base, Chinese bicycles have started pouring into the Indian market from last half decade. “In Jan-Oct period, China exported 437,000 bicycles to India,” Ma informed. It also exports around 4,000 e-bikes to India last year,” informed Ma Zhongchao, Chairman, China Bicycle Association at the Asia Bicycle Alliance conference...
  • 2 Cycle Rally Venue:- Thapar Engineering college,Patiala-20th April 2014 - Hero Cycle – Mall Activation Activity Type : Mall Activity Venue : Ampa Sky Walk Dates : 3rd & 4th May, 2014 City : Chennai Activity Type : Mall Activity Venue : R City..
  • decathlon Decathlon opens third outlet in Delhi - New Delhi – India – French sports goods retailers’ Indian entity – Decathlon Sports India Pvt Ltd continues to expand in India. As part of expansion in the Northern part of the country, Decathlon opened third store in the western part of Delhi in December. Now, Decathlon has seven sports stores in the National Capital...
  • Decathlon to open first store in Australia in 2017 Decathlon to open first store in Australia in 2017 - France – French Sporting giant Decathlon would likely to open first of stores in Australia in 2017. It has gone online in Australia and launched its website to begin with online format in April. Australian sports lovers can now order product for over 35 sports by the click of the mouse. To cut the lead...
  • 4 DUKE OF EDINBURGH CUP-18th Sept – 20th Sept 2014 - Venue: – Delhi Golf Club Guest of Honor: – Colin Montgomerie Hero Cycles took the Initiative to encourage and nurture Junior Golfers towards this great sport while realizing there Corporate Social Responsibility. It was gratified feeling that our event was selected as one of a series of Charity events worldwide to be affiliated to the...
  • z-e-bike-red-_orange-version-urban-copy E-bike ‘Spero’ launched on Bengaluru based crowd-funding platform - E-bike ‘Spero’ launched on Bengaluru based crowd-funding platform Mumbai – India – Coimbatore based jute machinery technocrat S. Manikandan launch ‘Spero’ e-bike on the crowd-funding Bengaluru based platform Fueladream.com. The first campaign raised INR 38L with 100+ bookings from across India. Manikandan, MD, Milltex Engineers says, “The response has been remarkable from our first campaign....
  • Electric vehicle sales in India jumps by 37.5% in fiscal 2015-16 Electric vehicle sales in India jump by 37.5% in fiscal 2015-16 - New Delhi – The electric vehicles (EVs) sales have shown encouraging growth for the fiscal year 2015-16. The total EVs sales for the fiscal 2015-16 stood at 22,000 units (20,000 two wheelers & 2,000 four-wheelers) as compared to 16,000 EVs sold during FY 2014-15. The sales reflect a 37.5% per cent jump over the last...
  • Eurobike 2016 to attrat 1,350 exhibitors, focus on e-bike technology Eurobike 2016 to attract 1,350 exhibitors, focus on e-bike technology - Friedrichshafen – Germany – Countdown for bike industry’s largest show Eurobike starts. This edition promises to bring some interesting new e-bike innovations. The bikes with electric assist motors have generated new engineering and technology impulses in the market and manufacturers are all set to showcase trends for 2017. E-bike sales in Germany reach 535,000 units...
  • eb16 Eurobike 2018 dates moves forward to July - Friedrichshafen – Germany –  Messe Friedrichshafen which normally organize Eurobike show in end August and spread over to beginning of September has announced the new date format for Eurobike 2018. The 2018 edition has been moved forward by almost two months and kicks off on Sunday, July 8, 2018. Whether the 2018 edition will run...