Electric bike

Posted June 5, 2023
2023 deaths have already surpassed last year's.

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — More people in New York City have died so far this year because of lithium-ion battery fires than all of last year, according to recently released Fire Department of New York statistics.

Posted May 24, 2023

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) said during a media Zoom call on Wednesday that the Import Security and Fairness Act that addresses de minimis reform is being finalized for reintroduction into Congress.

Posted May 23, 2023
Sixty-day comment period beginning Thursday will allow the public to voice opinions.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission voted Friday to seek public comment on whether bicycle safety requirements are outdated and if they adequately address e-bikes. In addition, Commissioner Mary T. Boyle requested the agency's technical staff conduct a study of e-bike "hazard patterns."

Posted May 23, 2023

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — The e-bike rental platform Whizz will provide 100 free helmets each month for the city's last-mile delivery workers for at least the next six months.

Posted May 22, 2023

BRUSSELS (BRAIN) — Belgium e-bike brand Cowboy announced plans Monday to start a European bike shop network to increase its retail and service presence and complement online sales channels. Its goal is to have 300 new retailers in 60 European cities by the end of the year.

Posted May 22, 2023

FORT WORTH, Texas (BRAIN) — Tucker Powersports is now the exclusive distributor of Rambo Electric Bikes, a brand appealing to hunters and outdoor enthusiasts.

Posted May 18, 2023

LONDON (BRAIN) — Foldable bike brand Brompton received a 19-million-pound ($23.6 million) investment from BGF, an equity capital investment company based in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Posted May 1, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO (BRAIN) — A bike rider is suing Rad Power Bikes here in superior court claiming his Rad Runner Plus e-bike caused him to fall and sustain injuries and property damage.

Posted April 27, 2023

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes laid off an undisclosed number of employees, its fourth round of workforce reductions in a year.

Posted April 27, 2023

OLYMPIA, Wash. (BRAIN) — Washington state is poised to become the eighth state to approve rebates or incentives for purchasing e-bikes, an important tool to get more people out of cars and onto bicycles for climate, equity, and sustainability goals.

Posted April 27, 2023
John Bastian.

MONTEREY, Calif. (BRAIN) — Speaking at the recently concluded Sea Otter Classic Summit, John Bastian is bullish on the long-term prospects for the global bicycle industry. But he's cautious on its short-term prospects as world events roil the marketplace.

Posted April 25, 2023

SEATTLE (BRAIN) — Rad Power Bikes will work with Redwood Materials to recycle the brand's end-of-life lithium-ion batteries.

Posted April 24, 2023

NEW YORK (BRAIN) — N.Y. Sens. Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said during a news conference Sunday that they support federal legislation to regulate lithium-ion battery safety standards in the wake of increasing fires caused by the devices.


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