Tag Archives: Cycling Industries Europe

CIE reports “extremely positive” picture of cycling sector in 2021, though supply chain challenges remain

Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) has reported an “extremely positive” picture of the cycling sector in 2021, with companies reporting that their finance and investments are in good health. CIE has reported its overview of 2021 based on company submissions made in March 2022, with comparisons to 2020 and pre-pandemic years. …

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Cycling organisations launch industry-wide sustainable packaging commitment

Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) and the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI) have launched an industry-wide commitment to reduce plastic packaging and eliminate unnecessary packaging from the supply chain. The pledge has been signed by just under 70 founding companies and others are invited to follow suit. “Cycling is …

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Cycling organisations welcome European Commission’s ‘Efficient and Green Mobility’ package

The European Commission has presented its “Efficient and Green Mobility” package with revised legislative proposals on the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) and the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) directive, and a communication on a new European Urban Mobility Framework. The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), Cycling Industries Europe (CIE) and the Confederation …

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EU consumers to benefit from reduced VAT rates on bikes and e-bikes

The Council of the EU has reached an agreement on updated rules for VAT rates, with member states now able to apply reduced VAT rates on the supply, rental and repair of bicycles, including e-bikes. The new rules reflect member states’ current needs and the EU’s present policy objectives, said …

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Campaign calls for every EU city to have own bike sharing scheme

European bike share operators and service providers have come together to launch a new campaign to show that “there is so much more that could be achieved” if every city in the EU maximised the availability of bike share. “We call for every city to have its own bike sharing …

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Supply chains ‘remain a barrier’ to thriving European cycling industry

This article was written by Sports Marketing Surveys Figures from Europe’s leading cycling businesses paint a portrait of an industry that has risen to the challenge presented by the pandemic, gradually returning to and eventually overhauling 2019 sales in 2020. 73% of cycling businesses ended last year with higher revenues …

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Cycling associations react to EU Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

The European Commission has released its Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy. The strategy is part of the European Green Deal, which aims to achieve a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from transport, in order for the EU to become a climate-neutral economy by 2050. Cycling international associations ECF, CIE …

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Bike sales forecasted to grow up to 30 million per year by 2030

Europeans are expected to buy an extra ten million bikes per year by 2030, 47% more than the annual number in 2019, a new forecast from CIE, CONEBI and ECF has shown. The 30 million per year total will take bike sales to more than twice the number of passenger …

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More cycling “essential” to success of EU Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy

European cycling associations ECF, CONEBI, and CIE have taken part in the public consultation on the roadmap for the European Strategy for Sustainable and Smart Mobility initiative to emphasise the “essential role” cycling must play in achieving its objectives. The strategy is part of the European Green Deal, which aims …

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