Italy’s E-Bike Sales Make Big Step Forward

MILAN, Italy – In line with the 2018 market statistics in other EU countries, also the Confindustria ANCMA, Italy’s National Association of Cycle, Motorcycle and Accessories Industry reported a double digit sales hike in e-bikes. Also the production of e-bikes increased substantially.
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Swiss E-Mountainbike Sales Doubled

BERN, Switzerland – The Swiss e-bike sales broke a new record in 2018. As expected, the e-bike sales volume passed the threshold of 100,000 units. With a total of 111,000 units, almost every third bicycle sold in Switzerland was electrified. In e-bike market share, this puts Switzerland in third place after the Netherlands (40%) and Austria (33%).
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Halfords UK Expects Huge Increase in E-Bike Sales

REDDITCH, UK – Based on company data, population, car registration figures and the latest market statistics, Halfords UK expects that some 1.5 million e-bikes will be sold by 2050 in Great Britain. This outlook was published in a blog last week by Halfords.
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Also in 2019 E-Bike Sales Keeps Growing in Big Numbers

AMERSFOORT, the Netherlands – After a year that saw unprecedented growth in the main markets for e-bikes; one of those markets continues to show a large growth. During this year’s first quarter the sale of city e-bikes (turnover-wise) grew by some 44 percent in the Netherlands. In 2018 (volume-wise) electric bike sales in Holland rose by close to 38 percent to close to 410,000 units growing to be the biggest category.
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Austria’s (Electric) Bike Sales Reaches Record Highs

VIENNA, Austria – 2018 wasn’t only a good year for bicycles in Germany, but also in neighboring Austria. The main trend here is the same as in many other European countries: e-bikes, e-bikes and e-bikes. Growing to a 33 percent market share (2017: 29 percent), Austria is now one of the biggest EU e-bike markets; in fact, the third largest (behind Belgium and the Netherlands and before Switzerland and Germany).
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E-Bike Sales Also Boomed in France Last Year

PARIS, France – Apart from Germany and the Netherlands where 2018 e-bike sales increased by close to 40 percent; France is the next market in Europe that saw a likewise development for electric bicycles last year. According to the statistics of the French Bicycles Observatory which were published yesterday, 2018 e-bike sales increased by 21 percent to an all-time high of 338,000 units. The e-bike category in France now represents 535 million euro in sales, which accounts for more than 40 percent of the total bicycle market value.
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Is Sales of Regular Bikes Finally Stabilizing?

BRUSSELS, Belgium – A small but significant growth showed the 2017 import of conventional bikes into the EU 28 member states from countries outside Europe. Was this a first sign of a rising demand for regular bicycles? Import figures for the first nine months of 2018 do not show continued increases. However, neither are big drops indicated by the Eurostat data. Is it implying a stabilizing sales trend for conventional bikes despite the further rise in e-bike popularity all around Europe?
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2019 Starts Well in terms of Electric Bike Sales

DOETINCHEM, the Netherlands – First indications show that the sale of e-bikes started well this year. At least, this is reported for the Netherlands by dealer cooperative Dynamo Retail Group. What in particular stands out in its report is that, despite already high sales, there’s no sign whatsoever on saturation of the Dutch e-bike market.
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